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Old 09-19-2010, 11:08 PM
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I'm farely new to reloading but I worked up a load for my 30-06 with 55.5 gr of win 760 and a 150gr partion goin 2800 it shoots good from my tikka t3 will it be a good load to use on deer and hogs this season. Also I shoot a 7mm rem mag and a 270 win what powders do y'all recomend. Any I could use for all 3?? In the 7mm I use 150gr bullets and the 270 I use 140gr bullets. Thanks
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Old 09-20-2010, 04:02 AM
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I'm farely new to reloading but I worked up a load for my 30-06 with 55.5 gr of win 760 and a 150gr partion goin 2800 it shoots good from my tikka t3 will it be a good load to use on deer and hogs this season. Also I shoot a 7mm rem mag and a 270 win what powders do y'all recomend. Any I could use for all 3?? In the 7mm I use 150gr bullets and the 270 I use 140gr bullets. Thanks

All three is a stretch. 7mmRemMags love powders like RL22 and 4831, where the 270 and 06 works better with 4350 or slower. IMR4350 is about the only one I could recommend for all three.
 
Old 09-20-2010, 06:55 AM
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Win 760, which is identical to H414, is listed for all three.

It is only listed for lighter bullets in the 7mm. It would be OK for 130's in .270 and light bullets in 7mm (140 or less). Who knows what accuracy you will get, but you would be within 100 fps or so of the top powder and have less recoil and blast.
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:20 AM
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Ok what about just a good powder for 7mm? Also I have a Remington model 7 in 260rem I may start to reload for any recomendations on bullets and powder?
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:23 AM
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Ok what about just a good powder for 7mm? Also I have a Remington model 7 in 260rem I may start to reload for any recomendations on bullets and powder?
IMR4831sc or RL22 with 140gr Accubond.
 
Old 09-20-2010, 09:42 AM
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Backwoods,
Alliant RL19 has done well for me in all three. That is not to say that
it is the "best" for each. You may have to work with powder charge, seating depth,
bullet styles,primers, etc.
GOOD LUCK and GOOD SHOOTING
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Old 09-20-2010, 10:10 AM
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You can do some digging around on the Hodgdon data center. All the data you want, and it is free. You should find the some powders that are mentioned across the spectrum, but they won't be ideal for all.

Not too familiar with the .260, but it should like a medium speed powder like 760 as well.

My goal is to reduce the number of powders that I have. One should be able to get by with a quick one for light rifle, a medium one, and a magnum powder.

So you are looking at something like this:

Light rifle: H4895, varget, tac
Medium: W760, 4350, RL19
Magnum: H4831, H1000, Rl22

I gave you three examples in each catagory, but of course there are dozens that would fit in each. That is why simplifying is hard. Then they come out with something new like XMR 8208 and I suddenly need another powder.

You will find that a powder will cross over one but not two. For example, H4831 or RL22 will work in a magnum and a medium rifle like a .30-06 with heavy bullets. It may not be tops in both, but will work.

Similarly, Varget could work in .30-06 and in .223.

Note that what determines the powder burn rate that works best is the ratio of case volume to bore diameter. That is why the 7mm and .270 will be liking the same powders, though only one is called a magnum.

That said, all the cartridges you listed are in the medium to magnum range, so you probably can find something that will work well in all four. RL 19, H4831, RL17, Hybrid 100V, 4350.
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Old 09-20-2010, 10:26 AM
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Sure, everyone can dig around. but it appears the man is actually looking for someone with experience with said calibers and powders. I could be wrong and he just wants people to dig around hodgdon webpage.

Originally Posted by Prairie Wolf View Post
You can do some digging around on the Hodgdon data center. All the data you want, and it is free. You should find the some powders that are mentioned across the spectrum, but they won't be ideal for all.

Not too familiar with the .260, but it should like a medium speed powder like 760 as well.

My goal is to reduce the number of powders that I have. One should be able to get by with a quick one for light rifle, a medium one, and a magnum powder.

So you are looking at something like this:

Light rifle: H4895, varget, tac
Medium: W760, 4350, RL19
Magnum: H4831, H1000, Rl22

I gave you three examples in each catagory, but of course there are dozens that would fit in each. That is why simplifying is hard. Then they come out with something new like XMR 8208 and I suddenly need another powder.

You will find that a powder will cross over one but not two. For example, H4831 or RL22 will work in a magnum and a medium rifle like a .30-06 with heavy bullets. It may not be tops in both, but will work.

Similarly, Varget could work in .30-06 and in .223.

Note that what determines the powder burn rate that works best is the ratio of case volume to bore diameter. That is why the 7mm and .270 will be liking the same powders, though only one is called a magnum.

That said, all the cartridges you listed are in the medium to magnum range, so you probably can find something that will work well in all four. RL 19, H4831, RL17, Hybrid 100V, 4350.
 
Old 09-20-2010, 01:09 PM
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I'm just new to reloading Simone gave me a new can of win 760 and so I started with it. Shot a 4 shot group @100yards that was under 1 inch so I think it'll work outta the 06. In my 7mag i've been useing factory loads to hunt with butam just wanting to be able to practice more with it without braking the bank. And that 260 it's a good gun but ammo is plain outragous. 36 bucks a box I may just rebarrel it. But thanks everybody if you could tell me more I'd appreciat it
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:49 PM
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If I were u and was limited to one can of powder,I would get a can of Reloader 22 for the 270 & 7mm.If your 06 is shooting at 1" or under w/the 760 I would use it.My 270 w/140gr Accubonds loves Reloader 22.
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