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What is your favorite 7MM REM Mag Load?

 
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Old 09-20-2012, 05:59 AM
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Re: What is your favorite 7MM REM Mag Load?

Yes Retumbo. My mind was racing ahead of my typing again.
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:22 PM
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Re: What is your favorite 7MM REM Mag Load?

I have spent many hours this spring working up a load for my Browning bbr in 7mm rem mag. I have settled on

CCI 250
Winchester Brass
h1000
Berger vld 168's

I shoot 5 shot groups only. 3 shot groups are b.s. to me. After extensively playing with the seating depth the load I have will do 7/8" all day long.

Next year I might try retumbo to see if I can improve things a bit. I would like to try rl22 but am afraid of the temperature sensitivity.
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I have spent many hours this spring working up a load for my Browning bbr in 7mm rem mag. I have settled on

CCI 250
Winchester Brass
h1000
Berger vld 168's

I shoot 5 shot groups only. 3 shot groups are b.s. to me. After extensively playing with the seating depth the load I have will do 7/8" all day long.

Next year I might try retumbo to see if I can improve things a bit. I would like to try rl22 but am afraid of the temperature sensitivity.
I have tried both H1000 and RL22 with 168gr Barnes LRX in 7mm and the H1000 was more accurate by a long shot. I was also getting more velocity from the H1000 as well. Without looking at my data I dont recall the difference but I do remember it was significant.
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Re: What is your favorite 7MM REM Mag Load?

noone has any favorite rounds with 7828 ssc?
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Re: What is your favorite 7MM REM Mag Load?

67.0 grn 7828 (ssc or imr both do just as well, in my rifle) cci mag primer 150 gr etip
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noone has any favorite rounds with 7828 ssc?
Not yet.....I finally got 1 lb of it sitting on the bench to try. My local store finally got a shipment of powder in, and I saw some of that sitting on the shelf, figured I'd give it a try. I haven't loaded any yet.
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Re: What is your favorite 7MM REM Mag Load?

I will say my 2 favorite calibers are 300 Win Mag, and the 7mm Rem Mag. They are so pleasant to shoot. I have a T/C Encore 7mm and 300 and also 2 Weatherbys in 7mm Mag.
I load the Sierra 140 SPT in Winchester brass, Fed LR primers, and 62.3 grs of IMR 4350. Not quite as steady as the years in the Army but still do good and have fun.
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