22/250 loads needed

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by grizzlyk, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. grizzlyk

    grizzlyk Member

    Jan 7, 2008
    Hi guys any body have any good or pet loads for the t/c encore 22/250 26" heavy 1:12 twist barrel using the berger match or match varmint 52 grain & 55 grain bullets, also a.o.l., i have H-380 & varget powders i have used on other loads. Herd alot of good things about these bullets, any load will be greatly appreciated. Thanks :rolleyes:
  2. dmgreene

    dmgreene Well-Known Member

    May 11, 2007
    I am shooting 39 gr. of H380 and Winchester mag primers with 55 gr Vmax's.
    I'm getting a touch over 3600 fps and it shoots consistantly in .4's in a Winchester Coyote with a 24" barrel and goes through a powder drop better than any powder I've tried.

  3. craigp40

    craigp40 Well-Known Member

    Dec 13, 2004
    Varget shot slightly better for me than H380 and is less temp sensitive. My 22-250 shoots best using 55gr Blitzkings and a max charge of Varget. Haven't tried Bergers though.
  4. Ksdogman

    Ksdogman Active Member

    Oct 29, 2007
    I shoot 52 berger mv's out of my savage and Kimber both seem to like the h4895 better than the varget and was also able to get more velocity out of it to, get info from e-mailing berger and he gave me the load data. I'm shooting max load of H4895 with a winchester primer, and remington brass. Just work upto that load and you will love them, They are death on coyotes entry no exit so far.
  5. bgoldhunter

    bgoldhunter Well-Known Member

    Aug 9, 2005
    I'm shooting 32.5gr of Varget, 52gr SMK, with Winchester brass and primers. Same load shoots 55gr SMKs almost as well from my Savage 12FV.

    It has been a while, but I believe that I was very close to that with my Berger loads.
  6. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

    Apr 3, 2004
    Relize you asked about standard 22-250

    Couple of days ago I was shooting some new hot loads out of my 22-250 AI. I shooting for an hour then finished. Pack up my gear started to drive home when my car was surrounded by Federal agents mixed with Air force investigators,and NASA black ops agents. They determined that the velocity achieved by my hand loads was disrupting the "Space Time continuum in the universe and was abruptly told to "knock it off" or else!
  7. shiredude

    shiredude Writers Guild

    Aug 20, 2007
    33.5 gr Varget, 55 gr Nosler Ballistic Tips @ 2.42 OAL give me 3415 fps out of a 26" tube. These loads shoot .3 for me consistently.

    36 gr Varget, 52 gr A-Max give me 3620. usually .4-.5" groups.

    38 gr WIN 760, 55 gr Sierra BTHP give me 3450 fps out of the same gun at .3"

    .......but I prefer the Noslers for a little better killing efficiency = DRT!

    Hope this helps you out a little.
  8. Freebore

    Freebore Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2002
    55 Ballistic Tip

    IMR4895 35.5 w/Winchester primers - prefered load
    IMR4064 36.5 w/Winchester primers
    either of these loads shoot well in all brass in my Ruger #1 and a Rem 700 and a Winchester 70.