450 marlin

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by aauya, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. aauya

    aauya Member

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    anybody have any load data for the 450 marlin,,, 350gr or 450gr
    using it in my marlin guide gun, just want some stopping power in the alders
    thanks ,ED
     
  2. Trickymissfit

    Trickymissfit Well-Known Member

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    300 grain bullet
    AA1680
    46.0 gr. = 1975 to 2075 fps
    51.5 gr. = 2300 fps (max)

    AA2015BR
    56.0 gr. = 1975 - 2075 fps
    62.0 gr. = 2300 - 2400 fps (106%) max

    AA2230
    58.0 gr. = 1975 - 2075 fps
    63.0 gr. = 2300 - 2400 fps compressed max

    325 grain bullet
    AA1680
    44.6 gr. = 1875 - 1975 fps
    49.5 gr. = 2100 - 2200 fps

    AA2015BR
    57.0 gr. = 1925 - 2050 fps
    60.0 gr. = 2225 - 2275 fps (110% to112%) max

    AA2230
    57.0 gr. = 1875 - 1975 fps
    62.0 gr. = 2225 - 2325 fps compressed max

    350 grain bullet
    AA1680
    43.2 gr. = 1825 - 1925 fps
    48.0 gr. = 1975 - 2075 fps max

    AA2015BR
    52.2 gr. = 1875 - 1975 fps
    58.0 gr. = 2100 - 2200 fps (112%) max

    AA2230
    54.0 gr. = 1825 - 1925 fps
    61.5 gr. = 2100 - 2200 fps compressed (max)

    400 grain bullet
    AA1680
    38.3 gr. = 1625 - 1725 fps
    42.5 gr. = 1800 - 1900 fps max

    AA2015BR
    47.0 gr. = 1675 - 1775 fps
    52.0 gr. = 1900 - 2000 fps max

    AA2230
    48.0 gr. = 1625 - 1725 fps
    54.0 gr. = 1950 - 2050 fps max

    the loads listed as max are for sure max loads. These loads were given to me by Doug Phair at AA Powder a few months ago
    gary
     

  3. aauya

    aauya Member

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    Thank you ,gary ill give thim a try