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#6359376 - 07/05/16 08:21 PM .243 Win. 100 grain loads.
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In a 18.5" 1 in 9.125" twist barrel. Stable or no? Will be handloading, specifically Sierra 100 grain ProHunter (I have a supply).

Also, if you handload, what powders do you prefer?

Will be using on everything from raccoons to deer and hogs.
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#6359389 - 07/05/16 08:36 PM Re: .243 Win. 100 grain loads. [Re: tth_40]
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http://www.shilen.com/calibersAndTwists.html

Shows to work.

H-4350 has been a go-to powder for .243 for a long time. There may be other good options to add to the list of possible powders.
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#6359413 - 07/05/16 08:53 PM Re: .243 Win. 100 grain loads. [Re: tth_40]
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Awesome!! Thanks for the heads-up on the site.
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#6359435 - 07/05/16 09:14 PM Re: .243 Win. 100 grain loads. [Re: tth_40]
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http://riflebarrels.com/calibers-and-twist-rates/

Here's the other one. It also shows your twist rate to be fine. Scroll down.
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#6359455 - 07/05/16 09:32 PM Re: .243 Win. 100 grain loads. [Re: tth_40]
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up cheers
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#6359738 - 07/06/16 08:27 AM Re: .243 Win. 100 grain loads. [Re: tth_40]
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My 24" 9.25 twist Savage Predator grouped 105 Amax at Max load of H4350 1/2" at 100. I think the Prohunter will stabilize even better. Haven't got to shoot it further than that yet and as of yesterday it is now a 20" threaded barrel so hopefully results will be the same.
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#6359779 - 07/06/16 08:48 AM Re: .243 Win. 100 grain loads. [Re: tth_40]
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At 100yds I group right at moa with 40gr of IMR4350 and 100gr interlocks in the kids CVA compact hunter 243. 20" barrel, believe it is 1/10 twist.
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#6359791 - 07/06/16 08:58 AM Re: .243 Win. 100 grain loads. [Re: chalet]
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Either of the 4350s is usually a high percentage starting place. I have one 243 that loves IMR4350 with 100 grainers. Another 243 much prefers 4320. You never know til you try.

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