Hey guys, pretty new to reloading and having trouble coming up with a good load for my Kimber 8400 270 WSM. So far I have been using 145g ELD-X with RL-22 & 17. My gun would shoot factory AB well so I’m thinking of ordering a box of 150g LRAB.
Thoughts or help is greatly appreciated
Ive been shooting lightweight rifles for a while now (kimber mountain ascent in 6.5cm is one for example... 4lbs 13oz).
However, I want more oomph and more accuracy. Is it possible to make a sub 5.25lb 28Nosler, with a 26 inch or longer carbon fiber barrel, kevlar or carbon thumbhole style...
In case anyone else finds this (often debated) topic interesting: Ive been planning on setting up another long range capable rifle. With SO SO SO many caliber and cartridge choices available, it is difficult to evaluate which one has the most to offer. The following link is to a Google Sheet...
Anyone used the the 7mm 150gr ELDX bullets in there 280 AI? Just got a box from Cabelas and checked my Hornady book and I don’t see any data for these bullets. Any help or hunting experience would be great.
Recently ordered a box of the 30cal 212gr ELD-X hunting bullets. I’m wondering if anyone has load data for 300 win mag with H1000? I’m going to be using new Nosler brass too.
If you’ve used these how’d they perform?
Killed my first animal after switching to the 175 gr ELD-X, small mule deer buck at 600 yards.
Impact Energy: Approx. 2300 ft/lbs
Impact Velocity: Approx. 2400 fps
Although this was a heart/lung shot, the deer dropped immediately after being hit, exactly like animals I have...