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    Posted: April/21/2010 at 15:26
I had a friend reload me some 140 gr. 270 partioners.  We are still working up but right now at 57.2gr of H4831sc  the gun shot a real nice consitent 3 shot  group.  The speed was 2890.  We are going to reload a little hotter but I was pretty happy right now. Oh we used cci large rifle primers
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  Maybe just me,but when I know I'm going to be approaching 60gr of powder in a cartridge I'll use mag primers.
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I would use regular large rifle primers.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote little cleo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April/12/2010 at 22:20
I just got through reading a post on mag primers vrs large.  Do you guys think I should use mag primers and stay just a little under max?  I have never heard that about using mag primers in cold weather.  I will be hunting Alberta in Nov.
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Thanks for all the input
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  Thunbs Up  Seems the higher % of load density the better chance of accuracy if the powders not to slow to provide the right velocity that'll produce that accuracy.
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Some times a compressed load will provide the best accuracy.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 300S&W Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March/31/2010 at 09:36
  For me? Max is when my chrono starts showing signs of diminishing returns(I like to refer to it as the load becoming unstable)as far as the powder charge is concerned.  Very low velocity increases or actually a drop in velocity.  This has worked for me for YRS and has given me top notch loads w/GOOD casing life(means alot when you have to make your casings).
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noslers book is hot i will tell you that, some of those loads i couldnt even fit in my .375H&H cases.Shocked
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I have noticed the published max in my Lee book come no where near signs for me.  i am a full grain  over and still no signs.
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pressure signs for me, most of my guns have shot pretty well with published max's over the years.
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now are you saying max as in starting to see pressure signs or max as in what the book recommends?
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ive only had maybe two guns in my life that shot there most accurate groups at or near max, the rest were always a few grains below.
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  No doubt.  But it seems alot that if the accuracy is going to happen it starts showing up as you approach max.
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i myself worry more about accuracy as opposed to speed, usually the hottest loads wont be the most accurate.
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 That'll work! 
 
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I usually find the bullet the gun likes best and then fine tune the powder a little.  Then again I like to try all kinds of bullets still so I find one load that shoots well and then play with others still keeping the gravy load for comparisons, and Zombies lol

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 +1 !
 
  Talk about startin' a heated discussion.  Mention to some about using a chronograph to develop loads. 
 
  Seems 3100 fps w/130's is USUALLY doable.  I got a real accurate load @ an average of 3112 fps out of a 22" bbl Rem 700 and good case life.
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Even with all this data, only your gun will tell you what it will do,  You need to reload and test with a chrony to know what it will do and what will be to much pressure.

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 Probably 100 fps or so.
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