243 ai

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by gerryb, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. gerryb

    gerryb Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have any pet loads with 243 AI with 115 berger VLD's. Thinking of trying rl 22, retumbo,h4831 and magpro. Thanks in advance as I know I will get some good loads. I have many other powders so let me know what you like.
     
  2. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Official LRH Sponsor

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    Never had a 6mm that "truley" liked the 115's. Switched everything to the 105's and never looked back. If you shoot the 105's, I'll be happy to share load data with you.
     

  3. gerryb

    gerryb Well-Known Member

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    well I have a bunch of 105's also so that would be great. I am sure a deer will not know the difference.
    thanks
     
  4. IdahoCTD

    IdahoCTD Well-Known Member

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    I shoot 51 to 53grs of Retumbo with a 105 Amax. I have a couple 243AI's and they all like that range.
     
  5. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Official LRH Sponsor

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    47-48 gr of H 4350 with the 105 in the AI is one of my pet loads.
     
  6. gerryb

    gerryb Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, how do the 105 amaxs work on deer?
     
  7. Freebore

    Freebore Well-Known Member

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    I have shot antelope with the 105 A-Max in a 9 twist a beyond 400 and from the damage would not hesitate a whole lot further too. I use N-165

    I have buddy that is killing Ghogs at over 900 with a stock 243 factory shooting 105 at 3000fps w H4831