Seating depth for Hornady Interbond

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Ehgbyf, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. Ehgbyf

    Ehgbyf Member

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    I am working up some loads for a 30-338 Win mag that I got rebarreled and wanted to see what people reccomend for seating depth for bonded bullets. My old barrel would not shoot good enough to tell a difference but the bartlien is a shoter.

    I am using 165 grain hornady interbonds.

    I usually set them 10 thou from the lands.

    Do you treat a bonded bullet differently?
     
  2. brentc

    brentc Well-Known Member

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  3. Ehgbyf

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    Ok I tried .020 to .080 this morning.

    I got a ragged hole with .040 and a 1 inch group with .080.

    Is this typical?
     
  4. brentc

    brentc Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Some depths are better than others. Sounds like you had a successful test to find .040" off.