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Old 03-26-2013, 02:49 PM
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Whats your .243 AI loads? Powder bullet etc

I was just wondering for those who shoot the .243 AI, what bullet and powder you shoot.............Im new to this round and would like some feed back.

I have tried the 95gr berger with 48.5 gr. of RL19 .......................Whats your best powder bullet combination..............what kind of veloctiy do you get?

Right now im trying Hybrid 100V shooting 46.5 gr but have some loaded up to 47 47.5 and 48 Have not tried them as yet

Do the Berger bullets work best with a bullet jump? Im working with that right now .005 increments.................

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Re: Whats your .243 AI loads? Powder bullet etc

Holey Moley... I am still fireforming with 95gr Bergers and 41gr of H100V and based on back calculating bullet drop (6" drop from 100-285 yards) the G7 calculator figures they are going 3400fps. I did an 11 shot group and vertically they were within 1" so I can't imagine one could go with 48gr of H100V... Wow. I thought an Ackley chamber got you about another 10% and 41gr is listed as a Max load for the regular 243 Win ?

I would suspect you must be close to max load already. Better wear gloves and safety glasses...

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Right now im trying Hybrid 100V shooting 46.5 gr but have some loaded up to 47 47.5 and 48 Have not tried them as yet

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Old 03-27-2013, 09:19 AM
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Re: Whats your .243 AI loads? Powder bullet etc

depends on your twist rate as far as bergers, i amd shooting a 243ai 1-8 twist, benchmark 85 gr sierra HPBT H-414 44.5 grains Federal 210 Match with Laupa Brass. getting 3400fps and 1/2 groups. im about .005 away from the lands as far as bullet . seems real stable. also shot some 90 Noslers again with H414
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Re: Whats your .243 AI loads? Powder bullet etc

I have a 1x9 twist ...................got groups at .589 with Rl 19 but cant find any the reason why im using 100V. I cant seat my bergers out far enough to touch the rifleing.................I heard that H 414 is a good powder for the Ackley.
When using RL19 I was shooting 48.5 gr. Im shooting 46.5 with the 100V

Not to many options right now with the the powder shortages.
If I cant keep my groups at .599 or less Im happy...............I dont have a crony so have no idea of what the RL19 load was ............

I just need to hear from anyone out there that has more experiance than I do and what works for them so I have and Idea of what direction to head to

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