280 remington 160 gr loads

Mine shoots in the 3000's. - every time I find a load that shoots decent it gets discontinued. I've never use it but sure it work in the 280 and since you have data for 280 I'd try it same if you can get some R-26. bullets. A 130 grain bullet is considered the best deer medicine by .270 aficionados. Gewehr98, I'm in total agreement. Enjoy. Eventually I settled on two powders and loads: For 140 gr. When it gets down to it there is no substitute for case capacity. Nosler - 3174fps, 175 gr. Mine is an old Ruger 77 that started life as a 7x57 then was rechambered by a 'smith in East Texas to the .280. Was also hunting elk when I killed the mule deer, but the same load also worked very well on a black bear a couple days later. When you figure out a way to get an honest 3000fps with a 175gr. The story about the Remington 760 pump action kinda makes sense, but not when you consider the fact that the same rifle was offered in .270 Winchester. That answers one of those questions that kept me wondering for so long. To function smoothly in the auto loader, factory ammunition was loaded to mild pressures. Joined: Nov 2005. The listed maximum loads should never be exceeded. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 338 Lapua Mag 270 gr. feature By: Brian Pearce | December, 19. HPBT MatchKing C.O.A.L. The reloads are mighty close to 7MM mag performance. Nosler Trophy Grade 140-grain AccuBond 3,000 fps. I have wanted a 6.5-06, but now am not doing any hunting so I don't think I will ever get one. Many see this category as the .280’s prime niche, and the traditional .280 deer load is a 140 grain pill. Load Data. I would certainly approach those with caution. The 7mm Remington Magnum was introduced in 1962 along with the new Remington Model 700. My 280AI was Rem 280. Campfire Guide. .280 Remington Bullet Weight: 150 gr Case Trim Length: 2.530" S.D. I've never found it hard to get 3200fps with a 150gr. I could never reach the 3000 mark with 175 gr. Initially, the.280 was chambered in the Remington Model 740 semi automatic rifle. I've been loading the .280 for about 20 years now. 280 Rem. If you still feel you are qualified to post in those subforums, please contact "Shane Tuttle" (the mod for that portion of TFL) via Private Message for assistance. .280 Remington - Manufacturer Loading Data. What powder is working best for those who load .280 REM? When I was hunting with a .280 a lot in the 1990's, my general deer load was a 139 Hornady Interlock at 3100 fps, but killed my biggest mule deer buck ever (in both antler and body) with the 160-grain Nosler Partition at 2950. Disclaimer If you are interested in the most recent data for cartridges and/or bullet weights/styles not listed on this page, contact Barnes Consumer Service department to inquire about recommended loads and approximate timing for the data to be made available via email at customerservice@barnesbullets.com or by phone at 800.574.9200.. Those loads have to have been done with a drop tube. Great care has been given by Hornady engineers to develop superior, match­-accurate hunting loads that allow the ELD­-X ® bullet to achieve its maximum ballistic potential. Although the 280 Remington was derived from the .30-06 case, it has a slightly different shoulder location and will not chamber in either .30-06 or 270 Winchester rifles. Now it all makes sense. Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting. I think if I had 280 today I'd most likely use R-17 or R-26. Posts: 4,230. 6mm Remington Very Active Member. 6.8 Remington SPC Load Data; 27 Nosler Load Data; 270 Winchester Load Data; 270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data; 270 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 7mm Mauser (7×57) Load Data; 7mm-08 Remington Load Data; 284 Winchester Load Data; 280 Remington Load Data; 7mm Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data; 280 Ackley Improved Load Data Herters - 3218fps, 160 gr. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Mar 14, 2017 #3 In my 280 Remington I used IMR4350 with 140 gr… Although The High Road has attempted to provide accurate information on the forum, The High Road assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Meanwhile, .30-06 shooters prefer the ubiquitous 150 grain load… It is not my intent to "outdo" the 7mm Mag, nor is it my intent to exceed the 52,000 cup limit. Federal 150-grain Nosler Partition 2,890 fps. The neck was deliberately moved forward to prevent chambering in a .270 Winchester rifle, … Many of these developed headspace problems prematurely in 270. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Model 721 w/24" factory barrel, the other a 15 yr. old Rem. Timing was perfect, as both were … The real reason for the 280Rem and at those pressures was 270 performance in the 740-760 rifles. AL/GA line. The .280 is based on the .30-06 necked down to accept 7 mm bullets, with the neck moved forward .050 in (1.27mm). FTX® 308 Winchester 125 gr. rifle only likes particular 160 gr. For propellants, RL19 or 4350 will usually give very good results. They are 2gr over max in the Lyman#47 manual. We all draw a mental line somewhere though, don't we? IMR 4831 and reloaded Rem cases, Sierra 160 gr. -MamaJama-. I have 1 1/2 boxes of the Hornady AB and 3/4 of a box of the Win. Call me old school but have always liked H4831 in my 06 based rifles. Nothing beats the 160 gr in the 7mm for Big Game. ELD-X® 41 Remington Magnum 190 gr. I once chronograhed some of the Gibbs cartridges and the velocities were very little above standard cartridges in the same length barrels. Deer Load. The first factory load featured a 150 grain bullet at an advertised velocity of 2810fps but in sporting rifles, … Shaw Custom Barrels sells new barrels in five different contours chambered, crowned, and threaded for your specified action for as little as $160. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 7mm-08 Remington 180 gr. If you have a firearm related question, please register and post it on the forums. .280 Remington / 7mm Express Remington 160 GR (Speer Reloading Manual #14) reloading data with 42 loads. ELD® Match; 300 Blackout 135 gr. The 7mm Remington Magnum is capable of pushing 160-grain bullets to 3,000 and even 3,100 fps, which makes it an excellent choice for deer and antelope hunting. Have an older Remington 700 stamped 280 Remington. In 7mm you can specify 1-8” or 1-9.5” twist rates. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. method. 3.240” Powderi / Velocity g 2800 2900 3000 3050 3100 3150 Such emails will be ignored. Heck, if you run the pressures up high enough, you could probably beat many belted case magnums. Clearly the 140 grain bullet has become the most popular weight for the .280. I am willing to sacrifice that for the velocity performance I want. The idea of 2800 fps being good enough if 3000 fps is valid also. On the heels of the 7Mag? 6.5 PRC 140-153 gr. Personally I never have worried about "efficiency" in a cartridge. The cartridge is the same length as the .280 Remington, both of which are longer than the .30-06 Springfield. ATTENTION: New reloading data … I must've really misapplied the right principal, because I never thought to use my 6.5-06 for hunting. The most in-depth explanation I ever read beofre now was as I posted just previously. I bought it for an elk and mule deer gun before I got too fat to run up and down the Rockies. As it is a hunting rifle, stopped shooting regularly after getting load that I was happy with. I have two 280's, one a fifty+ yr old Rem. I don't think so lads! All the rifle loads on these pages are pressure tested according to the C.I.P. HONEST loading data for the .280 Remington Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > ... 140 gr. bullet, that isn't what you .280 boys are gettin. 280 Remington 150 Grain Barrel Length = 24” COAL = 3.330” Optimal performance may be achieved in your rifle at a different COAL. They were redesigned as the 7600-7400 models anyway. Re: 280 Remington Loads #4019298 04/22/10: Joined: Nov 2005. My favorite load for the .280 serves double duty on unruly groundhogs and coyotes and usually gets the call for our whitetails, Speer’s 115-grain hollow point and 58 grains of Hodgdon 4350 in Remington cases and set off with Remington’s large rifle primer. Hornady 139 flat base bullet with 58.0 grains of H4831 and a Federal LR Gold Medal Match primer. This cartridge was constructed in 1957 for Remington’s model 740 Autoloader. I've shot N165 in 280 with 150gr Partition also used IMR-7828,H-4350. Despite a perplexing taxonomy, the .280 Remington commands a loyal following based soundly on its merits. The 721 will shoot bug holes - best group ever was .294 five shot group at 100 yds, with 53.6 gr. 7mm Remington Magnum RIFLE RELOADING DATA 5 7mm Remington Magnum RIFLE RELOADING DATA 6 INDICATES MAXIMUM LOAD - USE CAUTION LOADS LESS THAN MINIMUM CHARGES SHOWN ARE NOT RECOMMENDED. Show me a deer or elk that knows the difference between being hit with a 150-grain 7mm Partition that started out at 3200 fps and a 150-grain 7mm Partition that started out at 3000 fps, and I'll show you a deer or elk that will elude you all your hunting days. Our loading tolerances are only matched by passionate hand-loaders in their own loading rooms. AL/GA line. SBT's, CCI LR primer, seated 0.015 off the lands. Remington .280 factory loads are currently offered with three different 140 grain spitzer bullets, all with a muzzle velocity of 3,000 fps and a muzzle energy of 2,797 ft. lb. .280 Remington / 7mm Express Remington (Using 160 GR Nosler Bullets) reloading data … A 7MM RM will out perform (velocity wise) any 7MM on a 30-06 case whether improved or not. One is a pointed Core-Lokt, one is a Nosler ballistic tip, and the third is a boat-tail spitzer bullet. #1913 .284” 150 gr. Nosler does have loading data for 280AI using N560. I got 2945 with the 175 Nosler with H 4831 powder. The 280 suffered a generation before it found its niche. Over the years I have had good groups with Win silvertips, fail safes, Spear Nitrex grand slams, and lastly the Accubond all in 160 gr. Norma 156-grain Oryx 2,789 fps. loads. The biggest thing I shoot now is Tennessee Whitetails. SBT GameKing C.O.A.L. Because the .280 can generate impressive velocities and still maintain good accuracy, it is one of our primary cartridges for 7mm production testing. The 139-14o grainers are hard to keep on a pipe plate at a 100yds! Cag, it's always been a kind of blurry story to me. This email link is to reach site administrators for assistance, if you cannot access TFL via other means. 6. Palmettostatearmory. W. Work2hunt Veteran member. Horn SP - 2969fps. Mar 27, 2011 949 1 Western Montana. Jerry, I guess it all just depends on how you look at it. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by kneault65, Jun 16, 2011. Sierra SP - 3320fps, 150 gr. Mar 14, 2017 #2 I use R19 with 140gr Nosler Partitions. Use a similar load in both my 7-06 AI's, with results that I am satisfied with. 0.266 Bullet Style: TSX BT Primer: Fed GM210M B.C. GMX® 300 PRC 178-250 gr. 280 Remington 150 gr ELD-X® Precision Hunter® Item #81587 | 20/Box . Regards, Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337Z using Tapatalk . Bullet Type Primer. It is basically a .30-06 necked down to accept 7mm bullets, but the shoulder was moved forward a little in order to prevent the cartridge from being loaded into .270 Win. Campfire Guide. A Doe walks out of the woods today and says, that is the last time I'm going to do that for Two Bucks. Nosler Partitions. I've got a Remington 700 Stainless Mountain Rifle that I'm wanting to work up a load for. You can shoot factory 280 Remington loads in the 280 AI chamber to fire-form cases. But the handloader isn't concerned with the liability issues that Big Green has, nor is he legally bound by SAAMI pressure guidelines. All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! 7mm Remington Magnum (Pet Loads) More Than 450 Handloads. rifles by mistake. Posts: 4,230. My understanding as to why the .280 factory loads are on the wimpy side is that they were originally designed to shoot out of a slide action and therefore could not take heavy pressures, but on a bolt action rifle the story changes. himmelrr. A perennial shooter's question is, "Should I buy a .270 or .30-06?" Powders include Accurate, Hodgdon, Alliant, IMR Mar 2, 2013 1,366 11 St. Louis, MO. The .270, ... Loads Cartridges are commonly available from 6.5 to 10.4 grams (100 to 160 gr) sizes with 8.4-and-9.7-gram (130 and 150 gr) loads being by far the most popular. Thanks, No.3. 700 Mountain Rifle. Some of the wildcatters of the past used long barrels and selected "fast" barrels and then advertised their cartridges as being typical of those results. 150 gr ClassiC hunter g1 BC = 0.505 G7 BC = 0.258 Part # 28571 - 1 in 10” twist or faster For bullet dimensional details, click HERE. If you are experiencing difficulties posting in the Buy/Sell/Trade subforums of TFL, please read the "sticky" announcement threads at the top of the applicable subforum. .280 caliber Remington 160 grain Nosler AccuBond~ The .280 Remington, also known as the 7mm-06 Remington and 7mm Express Remington, was introduced in 1957 for several Remington models. Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. I have friend that out performs a 7mm mag with his .280 in velocity and is very accurate. That H4831 is a long stick powder, but H4831-sc may fill the case better. However, it was introduced in a different time, when the ascendancy of the bolt action wasn’t as clear as it is today. bullets I use 55.5 grs. 3.240” #1915 .284” 150 gr. When I was using 280s, the good powders seemed … Read HERE for details. If you are a TFL member and can access TFL, please do not use this link; instead, use the forums (like Questions, Suggestions, and Tech Support) or PM an appropriate mod or admin. I was never aware that the 740s and 760s in .270 had this problem. However, there is no way that a typical 6.5-06 will equal a .264WM. GMX® 30-06 Springfield 125 gr. My .280 mt. It worked good on both with the Federal 160 gr. For me, it's the marginal gain in velocity for the marginal added powder weight. I never cared for the 264 as it requires a 26 inch barrel to reach its potential.I suspect that in a 22 inch barrel, my favorite length for hunting, a 6.5-06 would be very close to the 264. I suppose there are many other ways of looking at it. We wish you successful reloading with Vihtavuori premium rifle powders! bullet with a 24in barreled .280 give me a holler and I'll be all ears. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. I began back then by trying all sorts of different powders with bullets from 140-160 grs. Mod. Hornady 150-grain ELD-X Precision Hunter 2,925 fps. ALL 100 gr 110 gr 115 gr 120 gr 130 gr 139 gr 140 gr 145 gr 150 gr 154 gr 160 gr 162 gr 168 gr 175 gr. Using bullets from Speer Spitz BTSP, Spitz SP, MT SP or GS SP, Speer TBBC SP. Please note that due to safety regulations, we can’t suggest or recommend loads or bullets that are not available on this site. Winchester 140-grain Ballistic Silvertip 3,040 fps. himmelrr. Choice Ammunition has taken our 100% hand-loading techniques and produce an extremely accurate, highly dependable round for the .280 Remington in this load. 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