8mm Remington Magnum

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Nighthawk, Oct 18, 2003.

  1. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk Well-Known Member

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    I have a question for you all. My uncle here in Texas has an 8mm Remington Magnum for a Remington 700. He used to reload for it, but no longer has any reloading equipment in order to do it. He asked if I could make some rounds for him. Could someone give me some load data for the 200gr MK using Dupont 4831 powder??? I don't have a Sierra manual.

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  2. Darryl Cassel

    Darryl Cassel Well-Known Member

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    70.0 to 76.9 grs of IMR 4831 and the 200 gr bullet is what my Sierra manual calls for.

    later
    DC
     

  3. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Darryl. Does Sierra make a 220 grain MK for 8mm? If they do do you have any data for that with 4831?

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  4. ricciardelli

    ricciardelli Well-Known Member

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    IMR-4831 From 71.0 grains to 79.8 grains
    Remington 9-1/2M Primer

    But you might like this a little better:
    MagPro From 78.1 grains to 93.0 grains
    Remington 9-1/2M Primer

    As for Sierra making a 220 for 8mm:

    .323 diameter, 220 grain SBT, SD=.301, BC=.542, item number 2420
     
  5. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk Well-Known Member

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    Thank You.
     
  6. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Dave. My uncle also has a 7mm Remington Magnum that he would like me to load some 160 grain MK's too.
     
  7. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk Well-Known Member

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