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#5575788 - 01/31/15 08:56 PM 7MM W'by pet loads?
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Registered: 05/05/09
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Loc: Bowie
I have loaded a lot of 7MM Rem but this is my first foray into the Weatherby side. It will be used primarily mule deer hunting in Terrell county, 100- 400 yards. I realize that is a huge variance but....anybody have a favorite load for this caliber? It's a FN action with a 26" sporter barrel
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#5575891 - 01/31/15 09:59 PM Re: 7MM W'by pet loads? [Re: Stoney]
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Registered: 11/02/11
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Loc: Waco
My load is 78.5gr of Retumbo with the 160gr Accubond. Velocity 3190fps
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#5575949 - 01/31/15 10:42 PM Re: 7MM W'by pet loads? [Re: Stoney]
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Registered: 09/19/11
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Loc: Benbrook, TX
RL25 near max is my go fast powder and for best accuracy and lowest extreme spreads I like a load of 77.5 grains of H1000 pushing a 140gr Accubond about 3250 fps.

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#5576072 - 02/01/15 07:01 AM Re: 7MM W'by pet loads? [Re: Stoney]
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Registered: 12/16/08
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My 7 Rem Mag load might do well in the Weatherby. Need a 1:9" twist.

71.2 gr of Retumbo, 180 gr Berger VLD
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