RE 17 in a 338 win mag

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by PaLuke, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. PaLuke

    PaLuke Well-Known Member

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    Hello, I'm looking for some data for RE 17 in a 338 win mag with a 180 gr Accubond. I'm thinking starting at 71 grains and working up from there. Does this sound right to you guys. Any help would be appreciated. It's a X-Bolt with a 26" barrel. Thank you for your help.
     
  2. jimbires

    jimbires Well-Known Member

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    it looks like 73.8 grains will be max @ 3231FPS / so the rule of thumb is to start at 4 grains less 69.8 grains would be a min starting load @ 3067 FPS
     

  3. PaLuke

    PaLuke Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for the information. Ill post results as soon as I work up some loads. Thanks again