H-50BMG loads for 338 Lapua

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  1. SavageShtr

    SavageShtr Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have some loads for the 338 Lapua with H 50 BMG powder, 250gr and 300gr bullets. I have not been able to find any anywere. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.


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  2. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Hang in there Shtr, somebody will give you a reply. :D

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  3. Fiftydriver

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    YOu will not get alot of load data because H-50BMG is WAY to slow burning for the 338 Lapua, even with the 300 gr SMK.

    About as good as it gets is H-1000 for the 300 gr SMK and for the 250 gr you will be get best results with H-4831 and H-1000.

    YOu will not be able to get up to good working pressures with H50BMG in the Lapua and you will get alot of carbon fouling because of the very low pressures. Velocites will also be quite slow.
     
  4. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    sounds like fertilizer. I owe you one shtr!
     
  5. SavageShtr

    SavageShtr Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for your help fiftydriver. I will try some H-1000 and some Retumbo for my Lapua. Tank no wonder it didn't work in your 300 wsm way to slowwwww.
     
  6. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    I'll try anything once. I'm an oppurtunist! :D