Accubond 168 gr Long Distance 7 mm

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  1. Tumblershawn

    Tumblershawn Member

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    Hello

    I was fortunate to get a good supply of the new Nosler Accubond LD 168 gr in 7 mm.
    Wondering if anyone has and load/range data to share?

    I was going to begin loading at close the equivalent Berger VLD HSM data, either with H1000 and RL19.

    Thanks! First post to this forum, great resource!

    Shawn
     
  2. AZShooter

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  3. ilscungilli

    ilscungilli Well-Known Member

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    The rest of us couldn't buy them, since they sold out in 15 minutes. How about if the guys that bought them started loading them and posting the results. You don't mention what cartridge you are loading, but I would start below the loads that have worked for the Bergers and go from there.
     
  4. marioq

    marioq Well-Known Member

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    I saw some at sportsmans. Ping back out there. Anyone want some??
     
  5. Tumblershawn

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    Will do. I'm working up a hunting load for 7 mm Rem Mag, for my Sendero II and Savage LRH.
    I don't have any friends at Nosler, but am fortuntate to have one of the best hunting/shooting store in Canada (Corlanes Sporting Goods) right here in sleepy little Dawson Creek, BC (Corlanes sponsors the Best of the West show in conjunction with LRH Store). They are also the Canadian distributor of the Huskemaw scopes. I have had them build a custom rifle for me this summer with my first Huskemaw - 5-20 Huskie on a McMillan stock, with Stiller Predator action, Wilson #4 barrel, Timney trigger... can't wait! Anyways, when I plunked down the hefty $ deposit, i shamed then into putting me on the list for a few boxes of the new Accubond LDs. I like the Bergers well enough, but had them pass through a bull elk couple years ago, and have always been happier with the Accubnd performance for that reason. Unfortunately, Corlanes hasnt been impervious to the powder shortage, I have one precious pound of H-1000, and three pounds of RL-19 as the only suitable powders in my storgage. Really hoping I find something with the RL19 that works, I have a great load for my Sendero at 61 gr RL19 with a 160 gr AB, so I'm going to start around 59 gr with the 168 LDs and go from there. Hopefully I have some good news to report soon. Shawn
     
  6. ilscungilli

    ilscungilli Well-Known Member

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    For the 26" tube, I'd also try Retumbo. I know a few guys that use the "best of the west" load with the 168 gr. Bergers and around 70-73 gr of Retumbo (Win cases, 215 M primers).

    The "lore" is that H-1000 is faster, but Retumbo gives better accuracy for most rifles. Your setup sounds nice, I think my next build will be on a Stiller (Predator, or the TAC).
     
  7. Tumblershawn

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    I'd give my left u know what for some
    Retumbo, but there is no powder on the shelves in Canada right now. It's
    RL19 or H1000 for now.....

    Shawn
     
  8. kaseyfied

    kaseyfied Well-Known Member

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    I have been shooting them through an Ackley improved.. awesome results just need a deer and elk now:) .45 at 200 and very consistent over the chrono with h1000.. 280 AI is the caliber..

    kasey
     
  9. gamehawker

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    I have a few boxes of them for my twin Sendero 7mm STWs.

    I think I'll start out using H1000 with 79gr. working up to 81gr. and see how they do.

    I've got two 8 lbs of Retumbo coming and I'll may try that Powder out too.

    I'll be using Fed 215GM primers and Remington brass for the load.
     
  10. 10xtacout

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    168's are working 150's are no good! Stay with the jump they prefer that over the lans! 3.293- 3.298 oacl.They do better slower. Best group h 4831sc 63.3grns next best Magnum 68.0grns chrono 2863fps average. Nosler Custom brass. Fed GM215. Rifle7MM NoslerTG 48 custom.Nosler Accubond LR's 168's Doing recovery next week. (150's lost over 2/3 weight! Not good!!!(
    10X
     
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    I got two boxes of the 150gr. ABLR so I'll judge for myself how well they well do out of my twin Sendero 7mm STWs.

    With the 150gr. I'll think I'll start at 82gr. of H1000 and go to 84gr. of H1000 with Fed215GM with Remington 7mm STW brass and see how that works in them.
     
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    Sorry for the interuption Shawn! This information was for you and your question. As I have tested them and hope you get better results. This information was intended for you Shawn. And I would appreciate people do not re-post my information to try and gain results for themself!
     
  13. Triple BB

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    I saw a couple boxes of those and a couple boxes of 270 cal at Sportsman's yesterday. Almost bought them just to see if I could flip them for a couple bucks. Think they were priced around $53 a box...
     
  14. marioq

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    Anybody want some of these?? At store and they have them