Hornady manual 10 has loading data for 280AI with 150gr,162gr and 175gr ELD-X.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.
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.
I just was testing the 162 ELD-X in my Jarrett 280 AI in the last few weeks, and what I noticed was these bullets shot best in my gun right at the lands to +.020" touching vs. going away.
That said I felt these wouldn't stabilize well enough since my barrel is a 1:10". I did run them out to 700 yards while fire forming some RWS brass and was surprised they performed as well. You might have better luck then I saw, but try H4350, or IMR 4831 both of those showed good speed in my rifle w/the 150-160 grain weight bullets. RL-22 had the most velocity, and worked well with the 160's.
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