135 A-Tip 6.5 creedmoor

bahabill

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Been looking to find load data for the 6.5 cm with 135 A-tip using rl26.
Not really anything out there as far as info. Found some for 135 berger but not feeling safe to go with it .
Need to start ladder test and good starting point.

135 a-tip
Hornady brass
fed 210 primer
Reloder 26

Mostly ruger precision rifle and tikka riffle.
Anything info and experience would be grate Thanks
 

chariotdriver

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Slow powder for the cartridge. You’ll be fine but it’s gonna be a dog even compressed. Get the Quick Load info and you’ll see what I’m saying. H4350 has been quite spectacular for myself with BR-2 and 450 primers depending on brass primer size. Slight favorable lean toward the 450 loads.
 

Subzero

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I would go ahead and use the berger data. Just start low and keep an eye out for pressure signs. I tried rl26 with the 147 eldm. I got great velocity with my 26" barrel. Accuracy was not great though. I've had the best accuracy with imr 4350 and rl16 with my 6.5 creedmoor rifle.
 

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Slow powder for the cartridge. You’ll be fine but it’s gonna be a dog even compressed. Get the Quick Load info and you’ll see what I’m saying. H4350 has been quite spectacular for myself with BR-2 and 450 primers depending on brass primer size. Slight favorable lean toward the 450 loads.
Reloder 26 gives excellent velocities in the creedmoor, have you tried it?
 

bahabill

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Well loaded up some and will give results so others have a starting point. Based it on Berger and loaded up a 10 load ladder test.
 

Cookie114

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I ran R26 with 140 EH in my 6.5cm and was seeing 2875fps with a 22in tube and was still a little ways out from pressure signs.
 

bahabill

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Well not bad . Not sure with such a decent 10 shot grouping gonna start exploring the highlighted area I guess . 1.2 inch group throughout the test.
Ruger precision rifle 6.5creedmoor 24 inch barrel at 50-54 degree day no wind ...
 

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Subzero

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Any pressure signs at the top end? Pretty impressive velocities for a 24in barrel. Decent accuracy for a ladder test as well.
 

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Slow powder for the cartridge. You’ll be fine but it’s gonna be a dog even compressed. Get the Quick Load info and you’ll see what I’m saying. H4350 has been quite spectacular for myself with BR-2 and 450 primers depending on brass primer size. Slight favorable lean toward the 450 loads.
False. Check quick load you will see for yourself. I actually got up to 3050 FPS with the 153 atip (way over Preasure) but my normal load is 2910 FPS no Pressure.
 

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