7 STW Powder choices

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by rost495, Aug 22, 2004.

  1. rost495

    rost495 Well-Known Member

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    Getting some info for the brother in law. Going to shoot 160 grain bullets in Rem 700 in 7mm STW.

    Give me some thoughts on powder choices with all the newer powders out there.

    Thanks in advance,
    Jeff
     
  2. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    In my Hart barreled Rem Sendero 7STW I have been regularely shooting .5moa @ 200yds with Nosler 160gr Accubonds and a max charge of IMR7828.

    I'd prefer to use one of the Hodgdon "Extreme" powders but the 7828 is just shooting better so far. H1000 is typically a good choice with a 160gr bullet in the 7STW.

    VH
     
  3. lead foot

    lead foot Active Member

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    For 160s, I used 87 grains of H5010. Think it's out of production now.

    Tom