request for info: ELD-M jump experiences

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  1. Bax

    Bax Active Member

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    I'm looking for some general jump ranges that folks have found work well for the hornady eldm's. thanks in advance
     
  2. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    I've found they aren't real sensitive with jump. I've ran them anywhere from a .005 jam to .060 jumps. I typically run about a .010-.015 jump.
     
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  3. brentc

    brentc Well-Known Member

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    I've had good luck at .020" with ELD-Ms and Xs across several different calibers ranging from .224 through .338.
     
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  4. bowkill02

    bowkill02 Well-Known Member

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    I'm running .005 off with the 208 eldm In my win mag. I got lucky and didn't have to fiddle with seating depths once I switched to those pills!
     
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  5. Just cut

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    .020 in two different riffles
     
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  6. Canhunter35

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    .05” in two different rifles
     
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  7. Bax

    Bax Active Member

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    outstanding to hear they're forgiving on jump. appreciate the help fellas
     
  8. JJMoody

    JJMoody Well-Known Member

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    Although maybe not entirely relevant, The 212Xs shot well in my 300 Lapua at -10 and 40 thou off groups opened up as I went deeper.
     
  9. Bax

    Bax Active Member

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    understood, thank you
     
  10. Hand Skills

    Hand Skills Well-Known Member

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    Admittedly I don't have a a ton of experience with ELD-M's - mainly 22 and 30cal. My limited experience supports the general theory that lighter for cal bullets tolerate jump better than heavier pointier ones. In reality this has more to do with bullet shape than weight, but in the case of the ELD-M the two are correlated. Which ELD-M's are you considering, Bax?
     
  11. Bax

    Bax Active Member

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    Buddy and I are gonna shoot 28noslers with 180gr ELD-m in a match in a couple weeks. Outta be s winner
     
  12. Reload10

    Reload10 Well-Known Member

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    .224 75gr ELDM shot best at 0.020" (plus or minus 5 thou) with Varget
     
  13. Hand Skills

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    I'm envious, that combination should be a real wind walker. Being long and pointy, my guess is you'll be chasing the lands for best accuracy with that one though, best of luck!
     
  14. Bax

    Bax Active Member

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    It’s gonna be interesting to see how fast the OAL grows for sure.