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#6279406 - 04/28/16 06:10 PM 30 Herrett
nhmikel Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 04/30/15
Posts: 25
Loc: Northeast
Anyone's thoughts on reloading for these in Contender 10"barrel. Got a chance to pickup some loaded up 30 Herrett, cut down and sized from 30-30. Once I fire them (Fire formed). What are some recommendations?
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#6279548 - 04/28/16 07:42 PM Re: 30 Herrett [Re: nhmikel]
dee Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 04/10/10
Posts: 5019
Loc: Red River way
They are neat. Several books have load data available.
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#6279603 - 04/28/16 08:25 PM Re: 30 Herrett [Re: nhmikel]
okie44 Offline
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Registered: 04/11/11
Posts: 737
Loc: Midland TX.
30 Herrett is a really good shooting caliber for the 10" Contender. Mine has a generous throat so what works in mine might not work for you. IMR4198 works well for the heavier stuff, 296-H110 works well for the lighter bullets. Pic shows with 130 gr jacketed and 168 gr cast.
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#6279639 - 04/28/16 09:06 PM Re: 30 Herrett [Re: nhmikel]
kmon1 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 21736
Loc: Texas
Has been a long time since I loaded for that one. The powders Okie44 said were our powders of choice as well. If I were still loading for it for hunting I would have to try the Nosler Long Range accubond 150gr. Plenty of reach to get further than I want to shoot critters with my contender and expands well at the lower velocities
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#6280657 - 04/29/16 05:42 PM Re: 30 Herrett [Re: nhmikel]
nhmikel Offline
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Registered: 04/30/15
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Just found out...might be picking up 13 boxes of 50 ea of this ammo, should have plenty of fire formed once shot...lol
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