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#6387867 - 07/29/16 09:18 PM 280 ackley
Schwarty Offline
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Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 15
What's the best recipe for 160 np?

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#6388047 - 07/30/16 07:14 AM Re: 280 ackley [Re: Schwarty]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 7537
Loc: bastrop county
you can look up data on line, twist might be a factor
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#6388120 - 07/30/16 09:15 AM Re: 280 ackley [Re: Schwarty]
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#6388256 - 07/30/16 12:20 PM Re: 280 ackley [Re: Schwarty]
rickt300 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/11/04
Posts: 516
Loc: Johnson co, TX
I went with RL22 and 60 grains under the 160 gr. Partition. Work up from the bottom though as a lot of 280 AI's are throated differently.

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#6388284 - 07/30/16 12:46 PM Re: 280 ackley [Re: Schwarty]
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Registered: 11/02/11
Posts: 1649
Loc: Waco
I have the regular 280 but really not enough difference that powder choices are dissimilar.
I have had good success with H4831/Reloder 26/4000MR/N160 and have some Reloder 23 loads ready to try.
I am running the 168gr Berger Classic Hunter but will be trying the 175gr Hornady ELD-X next.

The Bergers have not failed me though.



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#6388437 - 07/30/16 03:42 PM Re: 280 ackley [Re: Schwarty]
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Loc: Dallas / Nolan County
Berger 168 VLD Hunting out if the 280ai has served me well.
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#6390062 - 08/01/16 06:36 AM Re: 280 ackley [Re: Schwarty]
Reloder28 Offline
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Registered: 04/17/07
Posts: 329
Loc: Deer Park, Tx
N165 has been the best performer in my 280 AI. H4831 & Imr 4350 have been solid in my 280 Remington.

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#6423453 - 08/24/16 10:19 PM Re: 280 ackley [Re: Schwarty]
rickt300 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/11/04
Posts: 516
Loc: Johnson co, TX
My 280AI has done well with Reloader 22 and H4831 pushing 150 gr. Ballistic Tips, 160 grain Partitions and Accubonds and 140 grain Partitions powered by H4350.

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