Hornady 180 eldm and 7rem mag

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by howco, Sep 2, 2018.

  1. howco

    howco Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have any start loads that are working out? No hornady updates online or newest book.
     
  2. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    I started with sierras max charge of rl-26 for they're 183 and 180. 67 grains gave me an average of 2984 in a 26in 9.5 twist barrel. Primers were not flat. I could definitely go higher and probably top out alittle over 3000 fps
     
  3. howco

    howco Well-Known Member

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    Which brass manufacturer? I'm planning on using Norma brass, but have others.
     
  4. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    Remington brass
     
  5. howco

    howco Well-Known Member

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    Appreciate the feedback creedmoor shooter
     
  6. Radhimself

    Radhimself Well-Known Member

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    Im running 70 grn of H1000, cci250, nos brass, .01 off the lands, 2.777 in hornady comparator, avg fos is 2950fps and bullets touching on paper

    My gun shoots the 162 eld-m the exact same with 67grn of h4831sc, same everything else @ 3050fps
     
  7. Coonhuntin

    Coonhuntin Member LRH Team Member

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    How do you like the Remington brass
     
  8. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    I dont...... but it was free so I cant turn that down. It will last about 4-5 loads then it's pretty much done. You definitely have to debur your flash holes and uniform your pockets. Probably wouldnt hurt to turn the necks either.