7mm08 quickload help

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by gr1ffer, May 7, 2012.

  1. gr1ffer

    gr1ffer Member

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    hello im working up a load for my 7mm08 would like to acheive 2800 fps while keeping a safe load im interested in RL-17 and varget can anybody kindly punch the numbers in for me
    feel guilty for asking but im poor and spent all my money on rifle and scope
    just would like to know projected velocities and pressure

    7mm08
    140 grain accubond
    rp brass case capacity 52.2 grains water
    23" barrel 1in 10 twist
    cci benchrest br-2 primers
    col 2.8 (.03 off lands)
    powder varget and RL-17
    temp based in uk so 15 degrees celcius

    in advance kind thanks
    griff
     
  2. jimbires

    jimbires Well-Known Member

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    using your specs with a temp of 60*F
    RL17
    43.8 grains at 2874 FPS MAX LOAD
    42.7 grains at 2801 FPS


    varget
    40.5 grains at 2787 FPS MAX LOAD



    hope this helps Jim
     

  3. gr1ffer

    gr1ffer Member

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    many thanks thats a big help very surprised at the varget i worked a load to 42.5 grains the other day and got 2820 no visable pressure signs

    all the best kris