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Old 09-09-2007, 12:08 AM
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Hi all those Reloaders

I need feedback on reloading relative to 270 WSM.
I have a weatherby vanguard 270wsm and want to reload as accurate as I can.
I have RCBS dies, using:
Hordany SST projectiles 140 grain
AR2217 ADI powder

I have tried loadings of 66 grain to 70 grain compressed.

I compared these to those produced by federal 140grain ballistic tips.

I have taken these to the range and found that the reloads hit the target about 1.5" lower.
Does anyone have an idea why there is such a difference???
Why would this be lower does that mean the factory produced shoots straighter???

Thanks heaps in advance.
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Old 09-09-2007, 05:27 PM
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Default RE: Reload - 270 WSM

I got the best accuracy with 130gr. Hornady SST'sand ReLoader 19 powder...
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Old 09-09-2007, 06:28 PM
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Don't worry about where it hits the paper, worry about group size. If the groups are small then that is your load and adjust your scope to it.
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Old 09-10-2007, 01:49 AM
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Thanks for that. I'll work on that basis.
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