Help me switch powders

I

ICANHITHIMMAN

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 31, 2008
Messages
4,386
Location
SOCIALIST CONTROLLED TERRITORY OF NEW YORK
I just got the new rifle from Kirby with this load that printed a 5 round 1/2 group at 756yds

260rem
140 gr Berger VLD
43.5 gr H-414
CCI-200
Rem cases
2.925" OAL

I dont have H-414 or CCI-200 primers but I do have 12 pounds of H4350 and CCI-BR2 primers. Is there a computer program out there that will tell me what this converts to with the powder and primers I allready have with out wasting a bunch of componets?
 
F

Freebore

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 23, 2002
Messages
623
Location
York, Pa.
If your shooting 1/2 MOA at 725 I would sell a keg of the 4350 and get what Kirby worked up.

Or, you could work out a ladder test with the H4350 and the BR-2's. Each rifle is different with a given powder. A ladder test doesn't take long and it does work. Read the link below

Load Tuning
 
B

boomtube

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 8, 2007
Messages
1,595
Location
Mountians of SW NC, near Asheville
".. got the new rifle from Kirby with this load that printed a 5 round 1/2 group at 756yds"

Only 1/2" that close in? Maybe you need to try some IMR-4227! :D
 
johnnyk

johnnyk

Well-Known Member
Joined
Dec 24, 2001
Messages
2,441
Location
Potters Hill, NC
ICANHITHIMMAN,
I used 46.5gn of H4350 and a 9.5 primer when loading 120gn Nosler Ballistic Tips for my son's Mtn rifle and it chronographed at 2980fps. Accuracy ran under a 1/2". JohnnyK.
 
4

4bycamper

Well-Known Member
Joined
Apr 11, 2009
Messages
623
Location
South Florida
Nice problem. We should all have it so rough. :D

I load both CCI-200 and CCI BR2. Can't tell the difference (in my 270 WSM.)
I'm thinking that those two primers are pretty close in heat. And the BR2 might be a tad more consistent. But not much.


JM .02
 
I

ICANHITHIMMAN

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 31, 2008
Messages
4,386
Location
SOCIALIST CONTROLLED TERRITORY OF NEW YORK
LOL you guys are great. I was just wondering is all I have heard talk of some programs but im not realy a computer guy. I though that maybe this quick load thing I have heard of did what I wanted.

Im just lazy I guess
 

Similar threads

O
Replies
17
Views
4K
knc1105
K
Jud96
Replies
37
Views
3K
MudRunner2005
MudRunner2005
M
Replies
6
Views
1K
mixerdriverm
M
Littlehud
Replies
11
Views
3K
Trnelson
T
Top