7mm mag light loads

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by bgilli2, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. bgilli2

    bgilli2 Member

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    So I have a new Borden rifle with nightforce scope. My son is 9 years old and wants to get his first deer. I need a light recoil load. I have 120 grain ballastic tips using lightest imr4350 load possible. Minimium powder charge. 1.5 MOA but that won't matter on a buck at 100 yards. I wanted any thoughts on lightest recoil load possible or am I there? Rifle had pad and muzzle break but he is a little shy when it comes to recoil and he wants to use this rifle so I thought we would give it a try. Any ideas on light loads?? Low powder charge and light bullet right?
     
  2. barnesuser28

    barnesuser28 Well-Known Member

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  3. 4xforfun

    4xforfun Well-Known Member

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    About 10 or so years ago I asked the same question. The answer...and it worked FANTASTIC!!! 120gr Balistic tips, 50 g H 4895. I think I ws down around 2700 FPS.

    When I had this load zeroed at 200, my FULL load using 150 NBT's was dead on at 300.

    Good luck,
    Tod
     
  4. slm9s

    slm9s Well-Known Member

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    look up SR 4759