Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-28-2009, 09:53 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Missoula, MT USA
Posts: 278
Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

I have had trouble finding charts that are inclusive of powders like Retumbo for the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM. Being new to reloading I don't want to stray from published data. Is this the powder I should be looking towards? I am looking for all weather long range consistency. What else should I try powder-wise?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-28-2009, 11:42 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Hermiston, Oregon
Posts: 2,005
Re: Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

I loaded A LOT of H1000 and a little Retumbo. Both worked well, but my rifle liked H1000 a bit better.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-29-2009, 05:51 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: The rifle range, or archery range or behind the computer in Alaska
Posts: 3,550
Re: Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

Have had the best luck with RL-25 with the 180 AB's. Both my 300 RUM's loved RL-25, espescially with the 180 AB's. Both shot 1/4 MOA regularly with that combo. I say regularly because it wasnt always 1/4 minute. Still, even the bad groups were good groups. Good velocity to boot. I didnt find it to be nearly as temp sensitive as some claim either. Actually, it was pretty minimal.
__________________
__________________
Long range shooting is a process that ends with a result. Once you start to focus on the result (how bad your last shot was, how big the group is going to be, what your buck will score, what your match score is, what place you are in...) then you loose the capacity to focus on the process.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-29-2009, 08:47 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Sacramento, Ca
Posts: 106
Re: Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

I personally shoot Retumbo, but i've also shot RL-25...
__________________
Brandon
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-30-2009, 06:19 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Sydney,Australia
Posts: 321
Re: Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

I have used all the powders mentioned and they all worked well,i also found h4831 very accurate with accubonds in my sendero,fps was down a little compared to RL25 & H1000.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-30-2009, 09:05 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Spokane, Washington
Posts: 70
Re: Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

I also had the best luck with RL-25. Very consistent velocity and group size.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-30-2009, 10:44 AM
alf alf is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: S. W. Wisconsin
Posts: 514
Re: Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?

I never tried the 180 Accubonds in mine, but Retumbo was the go to powder with 190 SMK's.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Loading the 180 Accubond in the .300 RUM- Fav. Powders?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
whats the difference between Winchester Accubond and Nosler Accubond? matt_3479 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 3 06-29-2011 03:30 PM
old powders Booney Reloading 6 03-31-2010 10:45 PM
338-378 & Powders David Long Long Range Hunting & Shooting 16 08-18-2009 08:26 PM
Powders for 308 trebark Reloading Equipment and Components 10 07-22-2009 10:14 PM
300 WSM powders Hunter66654 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 17 03-04-2004 05:57 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC