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3gun rifle loads
« on: February 04, 2014, 07:36:59 PM »

Offline Mlussoro

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ADMIN i second the  3 gun loads,, what is everyone using since its close range?

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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2014, 08:43:09 PM »

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55 gr with Win 748 for <100 yds, 75 gr with RL-15 for >100 yds 
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2014, 11:48:40 PM »

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We shoot from contact distance to 500 yards, you really need a gun that can do both and transition fast.

It gets expensive slinging lead down range using 75 gr all the time, so I like to get the cheapest 55 gr bullies and load milsurp powder for hosing those types of stages where I'm und 100 yards. 

Anything beyond that and I switch to my 75gr bullets loaded with the good stuff, RL15.

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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2014, 10:46:27 AM »

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Anyone having luck with H335 in 75grs?
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« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2014, 10:47:05 AM »

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I'm along the    same lines.  55 and 69/75s.  I use those expensive stuff when accuracy matters, not necessarily distance.

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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2014, 10:49:07 AM »

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Anyone having luck with H335 in 75grs?

The powder I'm selling is essentially h335. I love it and use it in all my loads.  Meters fantastic, and shoots great.

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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2014, 10:55:34 AM »

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I use those expensive stuff when accuracy matters, not necessarily distance.

That's a good point to make... usually but not all the time, distance targets require more accuracy, there have been times that the distance targets are just plain big... and unless the wind is blowing sideways, 55gr can work fine.

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« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2014, 11:33:22 AM »

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Or small closer targets.

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« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2014, 11:36:22 AM »

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« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2014, 11:50:18 AM »

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What recoil? In 3 gun, having loud obnoxious massive compensators is the norm.  ;D
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« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2014, 12:49:59 PM »

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Anyone ever think about shooting light bullets fast to optimize the brake and reduce recoil to make follow-up shots quicker?

I try to push my 55 to at least 3000 butt that's more just for the energy the brakes are plenty effective most of the recoil I notice is from the gun cycling noticed a big difference when I switched to a low mass bolt carrier
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« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2014, 12:54:05 PM »

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Basically the same as everyone else except AA2230 for 55s and Varget for 75s. Although wideners 75s aren't that much more than 55s.

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« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2014, 07:52:46 PM »

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55fmj with the cheapest/most available ball powder in the medium burn rate range for blasting

69smk with rl15 when I need a little more accuracy or momentum

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« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2014, 08:53:25 PM »

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Anyone having luck with H335 in 75grs?

I'm getting low on Win748 so picked up a few pounds of H335 from Dan.  Worked up a load for 55 gr bullets and settled on 25.0 gr.  Meters great and shoots pretty good.   Havent tried it with 75 gr bullets, and probably won't as long as my stash of RL-15 holds out.   
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« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2014, 10:10:56 PM »

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ok sounds about the norm, i run my 73s for long range and 55s for anything up to 400 CFE223

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« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2014, 10:44:48 PM »

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for me its a question of cost.  Shoot the cheaper stuff at the shorter distances where accuracy is less critical, and the more expensive ammo when needed,  typical match i shoot 70-ish 55 gr and <30 of 75 gr.
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« Reply #16 on: February 06, 2014, 12:45:48 PM »

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The powder I'm selling is essentially h335. I love it and use it in all my loads.  Meters fantastic, and shoots great.

Do you have more 844 surplus powder?

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« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2014, 01:35:05 PM »

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Do you have more 844 surplus powder?

Aaron Goodfellow is selling some I believe.

http://forum.idahoguntalk.com/index.php?topic=2367.0
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« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2014, 04:04:57 PM »

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23 gr of 844 with a 40gr or 35gr a max and 77's past 100
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« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2014, 04:43:40 PM »

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35 grain bullet?  Is that why it looked like you were shooting a pellet gun in the Cabela's video?

Never thought about going that light in a 223.
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