8mm 06 loads

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by backhoer, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. backhoer

    backhoer New Member

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    does anybody have any loads to share for an 8mm 06 cartridge with 24 inch barrel?

    I haven't zeroed the scope on this new rifle and wonder what powder charge to start with. I've been reading that its capable of 2-3 grains more powder than the 30-06 since the bullet diameter is slightly larger.

    anything would be helpfull to get me in the ballpark anyway