Load Database....

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by MontanaRifleman, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Len, would it be possible to develop a load database Like they have in reloader's nest, and taylor it to LR?

    -MR
     
  2. jmason

    jmason Well-Known Member

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    I like that idea too! What info would you require to ensure it's truly useful for LR before it's posted?
     

  3. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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    I like the idea. I'd like to see more info than the other internet sites have. Such as

    Cartridge Overall Length
    Distance off lands
    Brass type
    primer type
    powder type and amount
    velocity (and which chronograph)
    Barrel Length
    Bullet type/weight


    I think that groupsize, ES etc. is so rifle specific it is not needed. If the forum was for 'pet loads', I'm sure the loads would have shown good promise in members firearms.

    It would also be great to keep track of Quickload estimates for each load. If a Quickload estimate was given that matched the velocity, the pressure would be interesting.

    AJ
     
  4. jmason

    jmason Well-Known Member

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    Maybe it's just me but I'd like to see Av speed, ES, and SD. It would help me to know if it meets the criteria of what I'd want to shoot with. Everyone on the forum doesn't use a max sd of 6 for a rule of thumb. Some people are OK with an es of 25. I don't think you are. I wouldn't expect a single digit ES with someone elses load but it would lead me to believe I could get low teens out of it. I'm with you on group size though.