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#5914924 - 09/05/15 11:44 PM 280AI load question
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Does anyone have a load or a good starting place for shooting Berger 140.
I have looked and was going to buy the manual but it doesn't carry the cartridge.
I have h4831 Sc, RL22, imr 4350 and several other powders.


Edited by slayer12 (09/05/15 11:44 PM)

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#5914926 - 09/05/15 11:47 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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I have starting load for standard 280 but not AI. Only AI I don't have lol
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#5915250 - 09/06/15 11:11 AM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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Nosler has some data online that is a great source.

http://www.nosler.com/nosler-load-data/280-remington-ackley-improved/

Hodgdon also has some 280AI data: http://www.hodgdonreloading.com/data/rifle

4831 or R22 would be my pick.
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#5927088 - 09/13/15 08:14 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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H4831 has become the powder of choice in my 280's and AI's. I've loaded the round for several years. I now shoot the 154 sst's in the 2800 range. I would say if you already have 4831 on hand I could recommend starting with it on your 140's.

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#5927165 - 09/13/15 08:46 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: 10ring]
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Originally Posted By: 10ring
H4831 has become the powder of choice in my 280's and AI's. I've loaded the round for several years. I now shoot the 154 sst's in the 2800 range. I would say if you already have 4831 on hand I could recommend starting with it on your 140's.


I have some H4831SC that I am thinking about running with 140 Berbers.

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#5928306 - 09/14/15 03:12 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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IMR4831 is what I have ran mostly with the 140s in my Nosler 280AI
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#5931120 - 09/16/15 08:42 AM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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#5931790 - 09/16/15 03:25 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: ChadTRG42]
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gotta watch those Berbers and spell check 😆


Edited by slayer12 (09/16/15 03:26 PM)

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#5956278 - 10/01/15 01:37 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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Anyone sell 280 ai handloads?

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#5956287 - 10/01/15 01:44 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: Jabroni]
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Originally Posted By: Jabroni
Anyone sell 280 ai handloads?


Chad above does.

Nosler makes OTC ammo though

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#5956564 - 10/01/15 04:01 PM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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Thank you.

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#5958665 - 10/03/15 07:09 AM Re: 280AI load question [Re: slayer12]
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My 280 loves IMR4350 pushed hot using 140 Accubonds. With the AI start at around 53 grains and work up. I won't say what my load is because it's hot and my gun likes it. I chrono'd my loads this week, 3050 average
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