US 869 and nosler 160

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Ridge Runner, Nov 4, 2006.

  1. Ridge Runner

    Ridge Runner Well-Known Member

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    need suggestions for a starting load in a 7mm Allen 1/9 twist with a nosler 160 accubond and US 869?
    Thanks
    JS
     
  2. Buffalobob

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    You and me both. Good question.
     

  3. Fiftydriver

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    Start at 96.0 gr and work up from there. I have seen some lots of US869 top out at 105 gr whereas others have allowed up to 109 gr depending on your area but 96.0 gr should be plenty safe for a starting load.

    In fact you may actually get some minor hang fires at this level but this is rare. If you do, add 2 grains to the starting load and start working up from there.

    Kirby Allen(50)
     
  4. Ridge Runner

    Ridge Runner Well-Known Member

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    thanks kirby, appreciate it
    JS