ladder test questions

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by littledevil2873, Apr 6, 2006.

  1. littledevil2873

    littledevil2873 Well-Known Member

    Oct 27, 2004
    I've never done a ladder test before. Always used different bullet combinations in 3 to 5 shot groups. Needless to say I've sent a lot of powder and bullets downrange trying to find the best load. Question 1, for an ultra may case what powder increments to use. Question 2, what distance to run the test. For question 2 I have worked up loads that shot very well at 100 but not at 200 or 300 yds. Now I do all my testing at 200 or further.
  2. FullCurlHunter

    FullCurlHunter Well-Known Member

    Apr 5, 2006
    From what I have read, .3 grain increments at 200 yards minimum and 300 yards is even better!