Factory Ammo Data

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by The Real McCoy, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. The Real McCoy

    The Real McCoy Active Member

    Feb 13, 2008
    Is there a place to find factory ammo load data? I have a 30-06 that really likes Remignton's Premium Sirroco 150gr load. I would like to start reloading and this would be a good starting load.
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2008
  2. anachronism

    anachronism Well-Known Member

    Mar 26, 2005
    No. The ammo manufacturers don't use the same canister powders we can buy for their loadings. They will spec a powder of a specific burning rate, then test it in their ballistics labs to develop their loads. Their powders may look similar to the canister powders we use for reloading, but they are not the same, and you cannot buy that specific powder. You can buy the same primers, same cases, and the same bullet, and work up a similar performing loading yourself with canister powders.