280 AI 168 & 180 grain load data

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by goosecreek, Jun 9, 2013.

  1. goosecreek

    goosecreek New Member

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    Can anyone give me some load data for 168 & 180 Grain bullets for the 280 Ackley Improved.

    Just got my Rem 700 rebarrelled with this chambering in a 26" sporter contour with 1x8.75 twist.

    I'd like to get some input with regard to Powders and associated loads.

    Thanks
     
  2. Johnfn

    Johnfn Member

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    This info I picked up from various web sites. Verify on your own. But it will get you started.
    Manufacturer Brand Weight Powder Weight Primer Brass Length Twist COL Velocity Lands Group
    Berger VLD 168 H1000 63.5 CCI LR Nosler 26

    2900
    0.152
    Reloadernest




















    Berger VLD 168 H4831 61.7 CCI Nosler 26
    3.579 3000
    0.5
    Reloadernest


    Berger VLD 168 H4831 60.3 CCI Nosler 26
    3.579 2900
    0.3
    Reloadernest


    Berger VLD 168 H4831sc 61.5 Magnum Primer Nosler


    2950
    .2-.3




    Berger VLD 168 H4831sc 59 Wolf Magnum Nosler 24

    2931 2.770?

    Long Range NM Sheephunter Trajectory shows over 3000 Berger VLD 168 H4831sc 58 F210M Nosler 24

    2840 -0.01

    Long Range Cowboy

    Berger VLD 168 H4831sc 59.2 F210M Nosler 24 1/8.7
    2811 -0.07 .3-.7
    Snipershide KSKevin



















    Berger VLD 168 N-165 58.5


    1/9
    2840
    2.441 @ 600 Sniperhide acks280ack
    Berger VLD 168 RE-17 56 CCI Nosler 26

    2910 -0.01 0.4
    Reloadernest




















    Berger VLD 168 Retumbo 63 WLR Nosler 26 1/9 Mag Length 3100
    .2-.3
    Long Range ForestEbert
    Berger VLD 168 Retumbo 63 Magnum Primer
    26 1/9
    3050






    Berger VLD 168 Retumbo 63.5

    26

    3000
    1 ragged hole.


    excellent in all weather conditions from 12-90+ degrees. Berger VLD 168 Retumbo 63 CCI 200 Nosler 26

    3000
    0.2
    Accurateshooter.com biggame1 Cold weather, recommends magnum primer. Berger VLD 168 Retumbo 61.5

    26 1/9
    2925
    0.5
    Sniperhide weasethis Cold weather, recommends magnum primer. Berger VLD 168 Retumbo 63 WLR Nosler 26



    0.168
    Varmet Hunters


    Berger VLD 168 RL-22


    25 1/10
    2900


    Long Range Cowboy
     

  3. varmintH8R

    varmintH8R Well-Known Member

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    I have had good luck with 57.0 H4831sc behind 160 NABs and 168 Bergers. Hodgdon lists 57.5 as max, Nosler lists 59.0 for 160's.

    I have no pressure signs at all - I'm sure I could go higher but 57 shoots so dang good (in mine)...