.243 long range/match load help

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by jowens, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. jowens

    jowens Well-Known Member

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    Looking for some 243 match/long range loads. I have a 28 inch 1 in 8 twist barrel and I have 115 Dtacs, 107 sierras, 105 amaxs and rl-17 on hand. Looking for some accurate loads. Thanks
     
  2. benchracer

    benchracer Well-Known Member

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  3. Skyking

    Skyking Official LRH Spponsor

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  4. green 788

    green 788 Well-Known Member

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    Retumbo with the 107's at 48.1 grains in Winchester brass is hard to beat...

    work up, of course...
     
  5. JackinSD

    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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    I like 39.2gr H4350, 105 AMAX. My barrel is same length and twist. I get 2965fps and as accurate as I can hold them.

    I stayed away from the 115 DTAC's just because I figured I needed a little faster twist to shoot them. That and the fact that the 105 AMAX's shot so dang nice.
     
  6. 243Lapua

    243Lapua Well-Known Member

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    Brass was all prepped and necked turned.
    Flash hole deburred and primer pocket was corrected
    Case length @ 2.320
    With Sierra @ 3.3220 COAL measured at ogive
    With Berger @ 3.3225 COAL measured at ogive






    Here is my loads.243 Lapua brass
    Sierra 107mk
    Hodgdon 4831-SC 40.6 gr.
    Federal match primer


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    Hunting load


    243 lapua brass
    Berger 105 vld
    Hodgdon 4831-SC 40.5
    Federal match primer


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    My rifle setup.


    custom Remington 700 smithed by Mike Bryant / Bryant Customs Rifle
    broughton barrel 1-8 twist / .269 tight necked