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#6973723 - 11/27/17 09:02 AM 300 Win Mag loads with 180 Accubonds
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I have been using RL-22 out of the Rem. 700 / 26 inch 1:10 twist barrel with RL_22 and 180 Accubonds for deer sized game. I'll be hunting nilgai soon and those critters are pretty tough.
As of now I am running out of RL-22 and I like this powder due to high velocity, 3,160 fps, but its not temp stable and seeking to use Hodgdon's line of powders or other temp stable powders. Powders I have on hand is H4831, H4831SC and H1000. What are you guys running with those powders?

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#6973732 - 11/27/17 09:12 AM Re: 300 Win Mag loads with 180 Accubonds [Re: TackDriver]
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Yeah, I wouldn't use the Accubond on Nilgai, myself. It will work but there are better bullets, like the Barnes TTSX. I took the Accubond to Africa and got 5 recovered bullets. I did a follow-up shot on a Blue Wildebeest, to the neck, and the spinal column stopped it.

That load was 74 grains of IMR4831.


Edited by postoak (11/27/17 10:00 AM)
Edit Reason: 4381 to 4831
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#6973743 - 11/27/17 09:20 AM Re: 300 Win Mag loads with 180 Accubonds [Re: TackDriver]
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R22 and H4831 are near identical in burn rate. 4831 would be fine. H1000 is a little slower burning, and could yield good velocity as well. Either will work well.
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#6973756 - 11/27/17 09:26 AM Re: 300 Win Mag loads with 180 Accubonds [Re: TackDriver]
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Have you considered Re23? I've never used it, but if it's as good as Re26 then it's sure to be a winner.
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#6975755 - 11/28/17 08:17 PM Re: 300 Win Mag loads with 180 Accubonds [Re: TackDriver]
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Never tried the RL-23 or the newer Reloaders.

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#6975797 - 11/28/17 08:45 PM Re: 300 Win Mag loads with 180 Accubonds [Re: TackDriver]
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According to QL, Re26 is THE top powder for velocity potential with that combo. Looks perfect, "on paper," in fact. It doesn't really steal the show, though. There are lots of powders---the usual suspects, that are not very far behind at all.


Code:
Powder type          Filling/Loading Ratio  Charge    Charge   Vel. Prop.Burnt P max  P muzz  B_Time
                                      %     Grains    Gramm   fps     %       psi     psi    ms
---------------------------------  -----------------------------------------------------------------
Alliant Reloder-26                 100.5     79.5     5.15    3152   100.0    64000   13024   1.142  
Alliant Reloder-25                 109.6     80.2     5.20    3134   100.0    64000   12680   1.127  
Norma MRP                          101.5     77.9     5.05    3132   100.0    64000   13200   1.137  
Vihtavuori N560                    103.3     77.7     5.03    3129    98.6    64000   13587   1.132  
Hodgdon Retumbo                    115.0     85.1     5.51    3123   100.0    60952   13346   1.145  
Accurate MAGPRO                    103.5     81.0     5.25    3119    97.5    64000   13670   1.139  
IMR 7828 SSC                       102.0     77.1     5.00    3118    99.0    64000   13150   1.122  
IMR 7828                           107.8     77.1     5.00    3118    99.0    64000   13150   1.122  
Alliant Reloder-22                 103.5     77.0     4.99    3104    99.6    64000   13041   1.138  
Winchester WXR                     106.3     77.4     5.02    3103    99.6    64000   13059   1.138  
Hodgdon H1000                      112.3     81.7     5.30    3094    99.1    64000   12811   1.119  
Ramshot Magnum                     103.2     82.7     5.36    3085    99.9    64000   12437   1.131  
Alliant Reloder-17                  91.1     70.3     4.55    3067   100.0    64000   11645   1.139  
Alliant Reloder-23                 106.0     76.3     4.95    3065   100.0    64000   11730   1.146  
Alliant Reloder-19                 100.4     73.9     4.79    3060    99.5    64000   12438   1.135  



I had thought Re23 would be a better choice than Re26 in terms of velocity potential, but that does not seem to be the case.
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