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Old 01-15-2009, 10:15 PM
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220 Swift AI

Anybody have some load info for me? I am going to load 52 grain speer FBHP. Free bullets, so that is why I am going to use them. ;) Let me know.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-16-2009, 06:44 PM
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Re: 220 Swift AI

Why in the world would you "AI" a .220 Swift?? Isn't 4,000 fps + fast enough? Or are you just a speed demon and to hell with accuracy?
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Old 01-16-2009, 08:03 PM
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Re: 220 Swift AI

Not sure, its my dad's rifle. It just sits in his gun cabinet collecting dust. A buddy of his talked him into building it. I probably would not have because it is only a 1:14. I would think a person would benefit with a tighter twist and push heavier bullets. Right now I have some 52grn Speer HP i'm going to try. I'm thinking H380 and 4064 for starting loads.
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If you find your self in a fair fight, your tactics suck!- Marine 1st Sergeant Jim Ryfinger

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Old 01-16-2009, 10:12 PM
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Re: 220 Swift AI

Lots of people AI'ed the swift to help eliminate the brass stretching. Added velocity is good in my book as well...as long as it's accurate.. LOL I like to kill'em fast as possible...& with authority...hehehehe.
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Old 01-16-2009, 10:33 PM
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Re: 220 Swift AI

Here you there. I shoot slow runners, so this will be a change for me.
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If you find your self in a fair fight, your tactics suck!- Marine 1st Sergeant Jim Ryfinger

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Old 01-17-2009, 12:07 AM
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Re: 220 Swift AI

What do you mean slow runners? not loading them up to speed? It's all good.....
Load it how you feel most comfortable....I have found there are like 3 tuning nodes for accuracy...one on the low end one in the middle and one on the high end... Start low & work up groups will open up & close up in those 3 nodes... watch for pressure signs...
Once in the middle I work up in .3 increments.
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Old 01-17-2009, 09:41 PM
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Re: 220 Swift AI

I have a .308 comp chamber in an 18" tube. I'm currently running 165 SST's at 2450 using 41.4grns RL15. My 300WSM w/ 208 A-Max's are only getting 2700, but I was having some chambering issue's. It has been opened up a little and the head spacing backed off, so I'm hoping for less pressure, more powder and faster speed. We'll see, haven't gone out. Temps in the neg. #'s.

I consider those slow compared to the 220 AI.
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