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reloading for .243

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Unread 01-28-2013, 09:24 PM
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reloading for .243

would like some reloading data for 87 gr vmax using h414 and imr8208

any help would be good thanks
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    Unread 01-29-2013, 12:06 AM
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    Re: reloading for .243

    If you get/have the hornady manual you can find loads for both powders I believe. I know H414 is in there. I am currently shooting the 87gr. Hornady BTHP's in my 243 and pushing them with 40.7 grains of H414. I get just over 3000fps. I don't have my manual here, but I'm pretty sure that this is a max, or close to max load, so you should work up to it with your gun. It shoots very well out of my Remington 700 though. I can't tell you about the IMR powder, I've never tried it. Good luck, and load safe.
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    Unread 01-29-2013, 08:52 AM
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    Re: reloading for .243

    THE BEST AND MOST ACCURATE load I had for my 243 was with H 4831 sc...Man
    it was deadly accurate..john
    one shot one kill is a wonderful thing
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    Unread 01-29-2013, 04:59 PM
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    Re: reloading for .243

    i use 37.5 grains of either varget or I4064 in my remingtons. enjoy. the .243 is an accurate and deadly cartridge.
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