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I have my reloading setup finally complete as of 7 AM this morning, ive only ever reloaded for handguns this will be my first time reloading for a rifle, anyone have any final videos I should watch or should I just jump right in? Anyone use Hornady ELD's before? I got a hundred of them from Midway and want to test them out in my remington 700 i'm going to be using this year for coyote hunting theyre 108 grain with a G1 of 0.536
 

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This is out of the Hornady Reloading Book.
 

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I tried but could not get them to stabilize in my 1:9 twist but I have heard others had no problems getting them to group. I had to drop down to the shorter Vmax.
Mines a 1:8 I shouldn't have much trouble with stabilization I don't think, i'm going to load up 10 of them and go out to my range and test them out I'm using IMR 4350
 

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You do understand that you are loosing about 200 fps using 4350 compared to powders like ramshot magnum, RL23 & R26. I have a 26 inch Rem SPS varminter 9 1/8 twist. It's one of my accurate rifles.

Anyone use Hornady ELD's before? Yes, my buddy used them to get an antelope this year against my advice. Match bullets are not designed for hunting and it ran off till it ran out of blood. It was actually sad to watch. I used a 100 gr spbt and it did a DRT bang and fell over.

As to dog hunting we use remote spaced callers and all shots tend to be sub 400 yards and often way under 200 yards. my go to if not pelting is the 87 gr V-max.
 

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I just finished working up a load for 243 using staball excellent velocity and groups. It would likely get you at least 100fps faster load with that 108gr bullet maybe 150.
IMR is all I have at the moment, i'm new to rifle reloading I got a pretty nice press for my anniversary gift from my father in law just had to part some final things out. I'm in the market for some different powders though for sure. I have 2 lbs of IMR at the moment.

I have this Aimpoint too I made a different thread about, anyone have any ideas how to convert this mount to a Pic mount? I cant believe this **** thing actually works after so long it sat in my father in laws storage
 

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IMR is all I have at the moment, i'm new to rifle reloading I got a pretty nice press for my anniversary gift from my father in law just had to part some final things out. I'm in the market for some different powders though for sure. I have 2 lbs of IMR at the moment.

I have this Aimpoint too I made a different thread about, anyone have any ideas how to convert this mount to a Pic mount? I cant believe this **** thing actually works after so long it sat in my father in laws storage
Anyone have any idea what this actually is? Only one I found was on a european auction site and its not a similar mounting system either that one is a Weaver style, Ive asked around and no one can figure it out for me, what its worth, weather or not I can rig it up and mount it on a classic build
 

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Anyone have any idea what this actually is? Only one I found was on a european auction site and its not a similar mounting system either that one is a Weaver style, Ive asked around and no one can figure it out for me, what its worth, weather or not I can rig it up and mount it on a classic build
You could try a search browser with "Aimpoint sight" or more specific wording and then choose to look at images. Then look at the images until you find something similar then follow the link to find out more.
 

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You could try a search browser with "Aimpoint sight" or more specific wording and then choose to look at images. Then look at the images until you find something similar then follow the link to find out more.
I know what it is, its a G1 Aimpoint I just need ideas of how to get it mounted on to an AR retro build i'm going to make lol most of the ones i've found unfortunately are fakes https://www.primerpeak.com/the-aimpoint-electronic-the-first-red-dot-2021/ this is the most i've read up on it since yesterday. I don't know if I can just cut the rivets off and rig it up that way? Or what I really don't want to ruin it or anything but I really want to build it into something cool for decoration mostly
 

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I am from the south originally and hunted white tails and hogs since I was a kid.
My go to load was 41 grs of IMR 4350 and 90 gr Nosler Partition.
Killed nearly everything I shot at.
I know there are better powders but op only has Imr 4350.
I later switched to Hornady 100 gr Interlocks and 40.0 grs of Imr 4350.
Hodgen Hybred 100V would be the powder when you can find some.Until then Imr 4350 will do just fine.
In my latest Hornady manual it shows 108 gr ELD Match and IMR 4350 powder,starting load 35.3 grs to 41.9 grs max!
I would start at 38.0 grs and work up to find the best accuracy node for your rifle.
I could not get any accuracy with anything over 100 grs in my rifle but every rifle is different.Enjoy the rabbit hole
 
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