tikka t3 270 OAL

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by tikka270win, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. tikka270win

    tikka270win Active Member

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    I recently bought a tikka t3 270 and am planning on reloading 130 grain accubond bullets, and am probably going to use H4350. Has anyone tried accubonds in the t3 270 and found a good distance off the lands? Also, I have loaded 110 vmaxes for it and never got it to shoot that well, im thinking maybe OAL was part of my problem?
     
  2. cfvickers

    cfvickers Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, was thinking WSM. Not sure.
     

  3. tikka270win

    tikka270win Active Member

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    Has anyone on here done any reloading for a tikka 270?
     
  4. 25 Otter

    25 Otter Well-Known Member

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    The 270 no,but the 7 Rem Mag yes. I work to the magazine length in my big game rifles. So far with the Tikka it has worked out well. I haven't found a bullet that has been too far into the lands yet @ this O.A.L. Accuracy so far has been great with 140s,150s, and 160s. If I was inclined to drop them in one at a time as opposed to using the magazine,I may do a little better,but I can't complain about .5 MOA in a big game rifle.
     
  5. bosstom

    bosstom Well-Known Member

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    I load 130 NBT's to 3.340", I think they are .020" off the lands.
     
  6. rclouse79

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    54.5 grains of H4350, 0.060 jump to the lands, barns ttsx are lights out in my tikka 270. I played around with accubonds but aborted that experiment when I saw the groups were not even close to the barnes groups.
     
  7. Armed in Utah

    Armed in Utah Well-Known Member

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    Tikka......good action/trigger/barrel....yes

    Throat...long..yes

    Load your 270 to full length of the factory magazine and shoot......
     
  8. tikka270win

    tikka270win Active Member

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    Thanks for the replies. The Barnes bullets seem to get really good reviews from people who have tried them, any downfalls to them compared to the accubonds?
     
  9. rclouse79

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    The only thing I can think of is they might be a touch more expensive. I remember reading that the early barnes bullets fouled the barrel excessively, but the new design with the grooves has helped with that. I like the fact that they are accurate and retain almost all of their weight after impact.
     
  10. tikka270win

    tikka270win Active Member

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    I made a dummy cartridge last night using a 130 grain Nosler Ballistic tip beacuase that's what i decided on. The OAL to the tip turned out to be 3.335 as i seated the bullet to clip length. According to my hornady OAL gauge using a bullet comparator this is about .1 off the lands. Does this seem way off?