Wheres the reloading article?

WEATHERBY460

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Please link me to the post that had someone find a quick way to get the reloads from working to max, then backing off...thanks
 

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or subtract 2%, Kirby's rifles are in the neighborhood of 100gr of powder. I tried it with my 270 and 243 subtracting 2% and the loads ended up pretty close to listed book max, interestingly though is that the shot pretty well. 1/2" right away for the 243 and 3/4" for the 270, this was at 100yrds though. I never put either on paper past that, just went strait to shooting gongs but they both rang em out to 400 so I figured that answered my question about it.
 

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Sub 50 grain burn I go up 1/2 to 1 grain unless I'm below start(ie. mil-surp stuff that there is no data for) then I'm rather coarse at 2 grains or so. Bigger stuff, like my 300 rum gets the same treatment, but to scale. I'll work at 1 grain steps close to top, but two or three grain steps IF I KNOW I'm cream-puffing it. An example is the 225 hornady load I developed for my 300 rum a few months back. I started about 15 grains down from where I thought top would be with rl50. Alliant doesn't do data for anything below 50 cal for rl50, so what I was doing was based on similar burn powders. Don't play with mil- surp or powders without data for your round/ limited data until you have a firm grasp on fundamentals( and a good pair of rubber undies).
 

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Sub 50 grain burn I go up 1/2 to 1 grain unless I'm below start(ie. mil-surp stuff that there is no data for) then I'm rather coarse at 2 grains or so. Bigger stuff, like my 300 rum gets the same treatment, but to scale. I'll work at 1 grain steps close to top, but two or three grain steps IF I KNOW I'm cream-puffing it. An example is the 225 hornady load I developed for my 300 rum a few months back. I started about 15 grains down from where I thought top would be with rl50. Alliant doesn't do data for anything below 50 cal for rl50, so what I was doing was based on similar burn powders. Don't play with mil- surp or powders without data for your round/ limited data until you have a firm grasp on fundamentals( and a good pair of rubber undies).
+1 too true especially on the firm grasp of fundamentals!
 
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