Swift Scirocco II

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Joshuak12, Jan 13, 2013.

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  1. Joshuak12

    Joshuak12 Well-Known Member

    Dec 28, 2011
    I stumbled across a forgotten box of Swift Scirocco II bullets for my .30-06. They are 150 grains. Anyone have experience loading this bullet who'd be willing to pass along recommended loads for it?
  2. Win42

    Win42 Member

    Jul 28, 2009
    I use this bullet in my 300 RUM. At first I was shooting 102 grains of Retumbo at 3550 fps. It shot very well, but since it was only a BDL it was very light and the recoil was a little much. I slowed it down to 96 grains and am now shooting at 3300 still shooting MOA and its a nice round for that gun.
    For fun I ended up loading up some rounds for my brother's '06. We loaded up 53 grains of Hodgdon 380 and it shoots MOA at 100 yards. Haven't shot it through a choreograph yet but it's on the to do list.