75gr V Max 257WBY

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by mhiltz, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. mhiltz

    mhiltz Well-Known Member

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    Any body else use this bullet in their 257WBY?

    I just picked some up today, along with a pound of RL22. Wanted to work up to 76.5 gr of RL22 to put me up to or a little over 4000fps. Should make a pretty good coyote load, if my Remington will shoot them.

    Just wondering if anyone else has good luck with them out of a 1:10 twist.

    Thanks
     
  2. ol mike

    ol mike Well-Known Member

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    They should work great !

    I haven't seen a 25cal rifle that wouldn't shoot the 75gr vmax well.

    300yd point and shoot -drop no flop in that laser rifle.
     
  3. Clark

    Clark Well-Known Member

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    I can get 3942 fps with 75 gr Vmax in my 257RIA, but the brass does not last long at all and the barrel Copper fouls.

    3750 is the threshold of long brass life.

    3630 fps seems about right. Here is a target from 2003 at 100 meters
     
  4. mhiltz

    mhiltz Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the replies. I forgot I posted this.

    I finally got around to shooting these the other day. They do shoot good. I liked 73.0gr of RL22. Chronied them at an average of 3772 fps and ended up with a .438" group of three @ 100yds.

    I also tried IMR 4350, but the best group I acheived was .768" @64.0gr.