243 Ackley Improved

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Terry Brady, Oct 29, 2003.

  1. Terry Brady

    Terry Brady Member

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    I have a rem 700, 30 inch, 8 twist Hart barrel.Can anyone help me with some load data?There is not much out there.
     
  2. chris matthews

    chris matthews Well-Known Member

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    Use standard 243 data and then proceed SLOWLY above the max load for about 3-5%. Watching signs but when you get to an accurate load stop there with it. Wife shoots one and loves it!
     
  3. mbianchini

    mbianchini Well-Known Member

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    Got lots of data for RL-22 amd RL-25 shooting the heavy bullets. 105 to 108gr.

    243 Ackley Pictures
     
  4. Terry Brady

    Terry Brady Member

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    Man that is some good shooting!Never tried RL 25 in mine.How many grains is 88 clicks?Barrel life is short and need all the help I can get.
     
  5. mbianchini

    mbianchini Well-Known Member

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    To hot to list. I would start at 48.0gr with the RL-25 and the 105's and work your way up. [​IMG]