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Re: 3gun rifle loads
« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2014, 06:18:35 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?

23 gr of 844 with a 40gr or 35gr
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35 grain bullet? 

Never thought about going that light in a 223.



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Re: 3gun rifle loads
« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2014, 07:30:43 PM »

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Re: 3gun rifle loads
« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2014, 10:05:34 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.
That wasn't my gun or my ammo. It was a box stock 14.5" colt and 55gr hornady. The reason it's not moving there is because of the position.
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Re: 3gun rifle loads
« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2014, 08:46:12 AM »

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So.... you're saying I just need to learn to shoot better...

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Re: 3gun rifle loads
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2014, 01:21:02 PM »

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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.

I also bought a bunch of H335. I worked up a 23gr load for the 55gr FMJ that is at the minimum load. It only does 2900fps but I didn't care seeing as how it only needs to ping steel and punch paper under 100 yards.

The beauty of it is the same 23grs is the max recommended load for my 75gr match bullet. The book says it moves at 2640fps (I need to chrono it to see for myself). But all I do is use the same load and start dropping different bullets on it. It satisfies my OCD sense of efficiency.
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Re: 3gun rifle loads
« Reply #25 on: February 08, 2014, 04:23:25 PM »

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Good to know.  I have more H335 on hand at the moment than I do RL15, so if I run low I can use that for the 75 gr bullets. 

Maybe I should chrono my 55 gr load with 25.0 grs of H335.  I like how it grouped better than 24.5, 25.5, or 26.0. 
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