.260 load

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by johnp034, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. johnp034

    johnp034 Well-Known Member

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    Need a .260 load using Berger 140 gr. VLD hunting bullets.

    Thanx,
     
  2. johnp034

    johnp034 Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna guess that no one likes to share their loads?
     

  3. greentimber

    greentimber Member

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    WORK UP TO THIS


    42.6gr RE17
    CCI 200
    WW 7-08 brass necked down.
     
  4. rinodods

    rinodods Well-Known Member

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    42-43gr H4831SC
    CCI 200 Primers
    Rem Brass

    Anything in that charge weight range was doing great. I went as high as 47gr before stopping but anything over 43gr just started to open up. Of course you should always start a little low and work your way up. Check the link below for target results.

    260 Rem build and groups.
     
  5. RT2506

    RT2506 Well-Known Member

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    A case full or H-4350 also works pretty well.
     
  6. johnp034

    johnp034 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys,

    rinodods, awesome shooting, and very nice Savage! I'll try that load.
     
  7. tackb

    tackb Well-Known Member

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    work up to , 47g vitavori N560 in a 243 lapua case necked up with a federal GMM primer
     
  8. Nobody

    Nobody Well-Known Member

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    With a COAL of 2.800, the 42.0g of H4831SC is shown in QuickLoad as generating 2625 FPS. 43.0 shows 2692 FPS. Both with Berger 140 VLDs. Of course there are so many variables, these numbers are suggestive of what's going on and may not be the same in your rifle.
     
  9. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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