280 AI with RL26??

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Buska, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. Buska

    Buska Well-Known Member

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    Anyone tried this combo? I can’t find anything on it but I’m sure some of you have experimented.

    If you have, I’m curious what your results were with the 140-168 range.

    Thanks guys
     
  2. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if RL26 will get any more velocity than RL23 in this case. RL23 seems a bit more temp stable over 84* in mine too.
    175 Berger Elite @ 3030fps using RL23 from a 26" 1:9" Proof Research.
     
  3. adk hunter

    adk hunter Well-Known Member

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    I have found very good accuracy with 26 vs 4831sc. I have not measured speeds. They were very similar but it meters well which I think is where it won. They were very close accuracy wise but all the 26 loads were .2ish better consistently. I was working in the 140-162 range and found 150's the best for my rifle. (ttsx and lrab)
     
  4. LongWalker

    LongWalker Well-Known Member

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    Mind sharing your charge weight? I hope to run the 175 Berger in my build.
     
  5. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    In my rifle, this is very close to a maximum load. Start lower and work up. It has sped up to 3030fps since my barrel has broken in. But accuracy remains the same.

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  6. LongWalker

    LongWalker Well-Known Member

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