Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


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

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

Max load help...300wm

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-21-2011, 10:40 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: SW Idaho
Posts: 193
Max load help...300wm

Can anyone tell me the max published load for this combo:

.300 WM
Hodgdon H4831
Nosler Accubond 180 gr

I'm helping a friend work up loads on his Ruger MKII.

Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-21-2011, 11:54 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: West Central Idaho
Posts: 1,116
Re: Max load help...300wm

The Nosler Reloading Guide does not show a load using H4831 for the 180gr Accubond in 300WM. It does however show a starting load of 69.0gr and a max load of 73.0gr using IMR4831.

The Hodgdon website does not show a load for the 180gr Accubond. Went through this with a neighbor. He just used IMR4831
__________________
Jim



There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man. Sir Winston Churchill.

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. Einstein
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-22-2011, 01:09 AM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho
Posts: 539
Re: Max load help...300wm

bookworm,

Yep, Hornady doesn't have data for the 180g Accubond, but you can take the data for the 180g Speer, using it's data decrease by 5% and work up. Max load is 73g which is compressed.

Don't be affraid to work up your own data using the reloading manuals as a coservative guide. you can generally get close.

Dan
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-22-2011, 10:15 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,137
Re: Max load help...300wm

With that light a bullet I can almost bet you will have better results at around 72grns Imr4350 but in a 300wm your data with H4831 will be 1grn less than Imr7828 with 165-190grn bullets.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-22-2011, 04:04 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: SW Idaho
Posts: 193
Re: Max load help...300wm

Thanks guys.

I have a 300WM myself and shoot 190 gr Bergers over H4831 and it shoots very well at 72 grains, with 73 as Berger's max load.

Sounds like the 73 is very close for the 180 gr as well.

Thanks again.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-22-2011, 07:01 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 351
Re: Max load help...300wm

My Lyman manual shows a max of 77.0grs and my Sierra shows a max of 78.0grs.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Max load help...300wm
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
270-300wm load data ogallala_1 Reloading 0 11-13-2008 01:49 PM
300WM 210Berger load??? Cheyenne19 Reloading 0 09-10-2007 07:50 PM
300WM and 190+SMK Load Waltech Jim Reloading 9 06-02-2005 06:30 AM
Another 300WM Load... Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 1 04-09-2005 08:18 PM
300WM load with 220 SMK's Reloading 6 01-11-2005 07:39 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:25 PM.


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