75gr Hornady HPBT out of a 22-250

Discussion in 'Australia, New Zealand' started by Kenadjian Jr., Jun 4, 2014.

  1. Kenadjian Jr.

    Kenadjian Jr. New Member

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    Hi there want to no if any one has any experience with reloading and shooting 75gr Hornady HPBT out of a 22-250 I have a few questions I would like to ask

    Regards Sean
     

  2. Fergus Bailey

    Fergus Bailey Well-Known Member

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    Sean

    I don't have any first hand experience with that combination, but my first question is about the rifle you will be using. I am assuming you have a custom barrel? As most factory 22-250 barrels have a 1/14" or so twist, they wouldn't be able to stabilise a 75gn bullet.

    What are you wanting to know exactly?
     

  3. Kenadjian Jr.

    Kenadjian Jr. New Member

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    Thanks For The Reply

    I have I 1in8 26inch barrel twist so I can shoot up to 80gr projectiles out of it what I want to no is what powders I could use other then ADI what sort of FPS they are push them out at and if they fit in the mag with the extra C.O.L.
     
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  5. Kenadjian Jr.

    Kenadjian Jr. New Member

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    Thanks mate I have the Nosler Reload Book u can't get the powders listed in Australia so I have to use substitutes and I don't like ADI also I want the load for Hornady 75gr I also have there book but again the powder issue thank you anyway
     
  6. Fergus Bailey

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    Hi Sean

    I am surprised to hear you don't like ADI powders - why not? ADI powder is probably the most widely used powder in the world right now, so not sure what you are finding lacking.

    Alliant and Vihtavuori powders are both available in Australia through Noia, so you could always see if Noia can direct you to a dealer near by that caries these powders. But with a few very specific cases, I don't believe these powders offer much over the ADI powders.

    As for velocities, the only way to know is to chronograph your rifle, because anything else is a very indicative indication. However I don't bother much with velocity until I have the load right on paper - then I just need to know velocity for the ballistics table.