180 ELD-M issues

nbowlin

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Anyone having any success with these? Had a really disappointing run at them with three different rifles. 280ai 9t, 7wsm 8t, 28n 8.4t all with rl26. Rifles previously all were working well with 175-x’s. Literally nothing even hopeful from any of them. Really kinda ran the gauntlet with them from in the lands to large jumps. Velocities from 2850’s-3250’s.
 

tbrice23

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I would try IMR7828ssc in your 7wsm and RL33 in your 28 Nosler.

Never owned a 280ai.

Everyone thinks RL26 is magic. It is great sometimes but not every time.
 

257Tony

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They shoot lights out in my 28 with rl33, every charge from 84 up to 88.5 were all under and inch. 86-87 grains was the sweet spot, right at .5" and 3175-3220 fps.
 

Just cut

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My 28 nosler shoots 1 ragged hole at 100 with 87.5 grains of reloader 33 pushing them 3260 fps.
 

nbowlin

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This was just a one day effort. I figure changes have to be made and such. Just thought it was really strange that it was literally 0/3 on proven rifles. With nothing even kinda good. Just kinda taken aback was all. Especially with all three rifles coming off good 175/rl26 loads.
There will be a round two and have fought the good fight before.
So was just seeing if it was a thing or if there was success being had.
 

thatguyshm

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7mm Rem Mag with RL23 works great. High and low nice put me around .5 MOA with the low node around 2800 and the high around 2910. I have a big supply of these bullets and use them to fire form new brass for hunting loads, generally use the low node for that.
 

PackersFanboy

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180 eld my seating stem was the issue drill out my seating stem on my lee die. Compare each round Ogive try to get .0005 within difference
 
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