Load for .340 Weatherby and Swift A-Frame

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Laelkhunter, Jun 27, 2015.

  1. Laelkhunter

    Laelkhunter Well-Known Member

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    Another thread about my .340 Weatherby.

    Trying to find a decent load for the 225 grain Swift A-Frame.

    Powders I have on hand :

    IMR-4350
    IMR-7828
    Reloader 22

    Thanks for any starting or accuracy loads with the above powders.

    ***** edited to add: Primary use will be for Elk Hunting in the Rockies, range from 200 to 400 yards
     
  2. Laelkhunter

    Laelkhunter Well-Known Member

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    After testing various powder charges (only tried IMR 7828, and Alliant RL 22), I found the most accurate load to be 88.0 grains of RL 22 with the 225 grain Swift A-Frame, resulting in about 2970 fps. Best group size was .75 " at 100 yards. Still breaking in the new barrel, so hope to shrink the group size a little more when finished.