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#11913762 - 03/20/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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#11922292 - 03/23/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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My .243 AI likes 41.5 H-4350 not a max load but very accurate with 105 Scenars, the best hunting combo I have found for pigs and white tails.

I have loaded R=22 but haven't shot it yet.

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#11928247 - 03/26/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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Tanner,

Sorry I doubted you. Shot 1/2" groups today with 47.0 of 7828 SSC with the 105 BTHP and the 105 AMAX.

47.5 was good, 48 less so.

But the 47 grain load was the same POA for the AMAX and the BTHP at 100.

Thanks!

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#11930355 - 03/27/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Nail]  
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Originally Posted by Nail
I am running moly'd 105s and 7828SSC. I based my load work up on Tanner's info (along with others) and I wound up with 48.5gr.
I never did get around to shooting it across the chrono (haven't done much shooting or hunting in a while) but I'm also going to see how the Scenar and Berger Hybrids do too, hopefully soon.

All the info I gathered would indicate she's running pretty hot but I never had any warning signs and proceeded slowly.



Moly 105 Amax (kissing), 48.5gr 7828SSc, CCI BR2, Lapua case





Couldn't edit the post (too old) but details matter and I just now caught where I listed the wrong case. A minor thing more than likely but wanted to correct it.


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#12175316 - 07/29/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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22" 1-7t, GFL case, Cci 200 RL 25 / 48.5 grn 105 HPBT 3030fps. (50grns wasn't accurate but hit 3100fps).

GFL case, CCI 200 imr7977 47grn 105 HPBT 3005fps. (Max load).

GFL case, CCI 200 H414 42.5 grn 105 HPBT 2945fps. (44 was max not accurate in my barrel).

GFL case, CCI 200 RL 25 48.7grn. 108 ELD-M 3020fps. (Shoots sub MOA to 950 furthest range to date with load).

GFL case, CCI 200 RL 17 45 grn. 108 ELD-M. ???? Fps. ( shoots -.5" at 100 yards).

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#12175653 - 07/29/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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Hornady 105 hpbt - hbn coated
Formed Lapua
CCI 200
22" bbl

48 gr RL 26 - 3,140 fps

43.5 gr RL 17 - 3,140 fps


Only fast twist rifles are interesting.

#12177658 - 07/30/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Higbean]  
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Has anybody tried RL 26 or IMR 7977 with 100 grainers?


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#12177759 - 07/30/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Higbean]  
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Originally Posted by Higbean
Hornady 105 hpbt - hbn coated
Formed Lapua
CCI 200
22" bbl

48 gr RL 26 - 3,140 fps

43.5 gr RL 17 - 3,140 fps





Here's to hoping the 45grains of RL17 hits 3200. That would do right fine now wouldn't it.

#12178057 - 07/31/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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44.5 gr hit 3,223 in mine in 70* weather.


Only fast twist rifles are interesting.

#12178166 - 07/31/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Higbean]  
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Originally Posted by Higbean
44.5 gr hit 3,223 in mine in 70* weather.


I would take that.

Bravo

#12178175 - 07/31/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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Temperature swings here would make me really nervous about 3,200+

108* tomorrow.


Only fast twist rifles are interesting.

#12178563 - 07/31/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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Climate is a little more mellow at my latitude and longitude but it's headed for 100+ here as well. Might be a really good chance to see what that load will take/give. It was developed at about 65*. Might just load a few and run them for numbers hit the red line back off and see how it shoots for accuracy in the heat.

#12210594 - 08/15/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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Just got around to trying rl26. 105hpbt.

At 49.5.gns. I got 3208 fps. 1" at 100yards.
49 3155 fps. .665" at 100 yards. Coal was 2.765".
I'm sure once I get the rifle cleaned and in a touch less wind it will do even better.

But 3155 in a 22" barrel. Is more that I was hoping for.

Pretty sure that 50 grains would be about max.
I am using GFL brass a guy may snag another grain or two room in some Lapua and pick up 50 or 100 ft.

#12237673 - 08/29/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: fredIII]  
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Bumping this..I'd like more info on the latest powders with the latest VLD's. Especially interested in RL-26 and 108 E-match, but more info on all loads put in easy to find spot is never a bad thing. Keep posting them up fellas!


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#12254352 - 09/06/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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The 108 was right at 3140 with 49 grains of RL 26. Shots lights out. Coal was 2.810

#12254398 - 09/06/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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A little suprised no one is using Retumbo, I have 2 .243 A.I. 1x8 24" rifles that really like it with 105, 107, 108, gr. Rio7

#12257356 - 09/07/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: RIO7]  
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What speeds was retumbo giving.

#12257869 - 09/08/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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Speeds avg. 3050 with both rifles, and the above bullets. Rio7

#12265029 - 09/11/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: RIO7]  
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Hitting 3200 with heavy brass and no pressure was a breeze with RL 26 my gun liked 49 grains at 3170fps. From a 22" barrel I'm sticking with 26
Lapua brass at 50 or 51 grains should get even better. Put the hurt on a yote at 494yards didn't do bad on the head shot. Lol.

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#12265646 - 09/12/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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Good Shot, R-26 every place I look it's on back order, or they just don't have R-26, would like to have some to try. Rio7

#12268325 - 09/13/17 Re: Looking for .243 Ackley Improved loads [Re: Killertraylor]  
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The 6 mm Br site has some loads for the heavier bullets but it was pre-Reloder 26. It works great in the standard .243 and I can't wait to trying on my next one a 6 mm AI. I think 3300 might be doable with 105s but I will probably hunt with 95 grain Noslers as I stocked up on those. Mine is 1 in 8 twist and I am curious if it will stabilize the 115s.


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