R-17 for my 270 WSM

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Bebe8a, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Bebe8a

    Bebe8a New Member

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    Some body haved used R-17 For 270 wsm, or any better powder i apreciate your best load thankyou. I´m in Mexico i only have
    IMR 4350
    H4831sc
    R-17

    Thankyou
     
  2. lightflight

    lightflight Well-Known Member

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    Reloader 19 works good if you can get some.

    I've also used IMR4350 with 130gr SST that work pretty well. I started at 58gr 4350 with hornady 130gr sst gave me 3150fps.

    Thats the only load of the SST or IMR 4350 that I loaded. I didnt do any fine tuning or trying to get the most of it. So it may vary for you. start low and work up. good luck
     

  3. Shortmagman

    Shortmagman Well-Known Member

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    What weight bullets are you shooting? I have used IMR-4350 with 140 grains Accubonds. I have also loaded RL-17 with 130grain Accubonds. The IMR-4350 load has been my most accurate load and has produced a velocity of 3050+ ft/sec. I use 60.5 grains of IMR-4350 which is listed as max load in the Nosler #6 manual.

    The Alliant Web site lists a max of 62 grains of RL-17 with a 130 grains BTSP bullet. This is the load that I shot in my gun but I have not gotten the accuracy that I am looking for and I have not checked the velocity.
     
  4. Browninglover1

    Browninglover1 Well-Known Member

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    What part of Mexico are you in? Rl17 works great in my 300 WSM I think it would work great in the 270 WSM as well.
     
  5. Bebe8a

    Bebe8a New Member

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    I¨am in Los Mochis, Sinaloa but we also hunt in Sonora some times
     
  6. Bebe8a

    Bebe8a New Member

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    I have 140 accubond,Federal 215 and WLRM, Winchester brass ?

    Can you tell me what primer of this two and also what is the COL the you used
    Thankyou
     
  7. Hornhunter32

    Hornhunter32 Well-Known Member

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    I use Retumbo with 150 SST's and I'm getting 3108 FPS out of a 24 inch tube.
     
  8. Shortmagman

    Shortmagman Well-Known Member

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    I just bought a laminated stock for my Winchester Model 70 Featherweight. I did not want to damage the Featherweight stock so I go a laminated Winchester stock and had it glass bedded and the barrel free floated.

    As a result of this I have started working up some new loads. I am using Norma, and Remington brass. With most of my loads I have used WLRM primers. My gun has a long throat so my COL is very long,( 3.25). This will not fit the mag. in most guns and it would be in the lands of most 270WSM'S. 2.80-2.90 is the most common COL for the WSM'S.

    I am now trying H1000 with my 140 Accubonds. They have not shot quite as great as my IMR-4350 load but it is good enough for a hunting load and I will be checking the velocity shortly and I think I should add 50-100 ft/sec to my velocity.
     
  9. Salar600

    Salar600 Well-Known Member

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    I got the best accuracy with H1000 for the 150SST and W780 for 140 and 130SST.

    Good luck