6.5-47 lapua trouble

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by EAV, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. EAV

    EAV Member

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    Using rl17 35.4 gr, berger vld 130, velocity was 2525 avg over 5 shots, repeated, haven't had luck with varget yet, seating depth is 2.8. Should I be closer to the lands? I have some more varget I can try if need be, I love this gun and have had great success at 100 but shooting at 1000 is though with such a low velocity, I see tons of posts of people hittin

    g 2900+ with the 130 burgers, help!!!
     
  2. Mikecr

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  3. trebark

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  4. Edd

    Edd Well-Known Member

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    Aren't those people using 40+ grains of powder?
     
  5. ZSteinle

    ZSteinle Well-Known Member

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    I'm using h4350 which is pretty close to r17 and I'm using 41 grains over a 140 amax. Bump up your powder charge.
     
  6. trebark

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    Yes. See post #3.

    Which by the way, I'm providing load data based completely on memory. I just know their load is 40+ grains of H4350 with 130 grain bullets.
     
  7. EAV

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    Thanks for the help, I'll read the links.