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#7219100 - 07/08/18 08:42 PM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Your problem isn't a flyer. It's inadequate photo editing. My group is much better...



Only kidding. Definitely a good node. Lots of folks on SH are reporting that IMR4451 and RL16 are both good 4350 subs. 4451 is closer to 4350 in burn rate, but RL16 allegedly gets you a few more fps. I've got an 8 lb jug of 4350, so it's a problem I don't have to worry about for awhile.

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#7219145 - 07/08/18 09:26 PM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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This load is making a 140 gr go 2850 fps. Flat primers, though peep
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#7219176 - 07/08/18 09:51 PM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
This load is making a 140 gr go 2850 fps. Flat primers, though peep
That's cooking. I was worried about my 4350 load pushing a 140 at 2780.

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#7219252 - 07/09/18 05:22 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: patriot07]
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Originally Posted By: patriot07
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
This load is making a 140 gr go 2850 fps. Flat primers, though peep
That's cooking. I was worried about my 4350 load pushing a 140 at 2780.


Historically I had H-4350 making 2800 fps out of a 24" barrel.
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#7219302 - 07/09/18 07:43 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
It's making speed. The three best in the node chronoed at 2785 to 2820 fps, if memory serves. 24" barrel.

Speed is secondary to me. Consistency is first. Of course the faster the better, but I will keep a consistent slower load, than a less consistent faster load.
I like your thinking up
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#7219305 - 07/09/18 07:47 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Speed is secondary to me. Consistency is first. Of course the faster the better, but I will keep a consistent slower load, than a less consistent faster load.


I concur on that statement.

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#7219532 - 07/09/18 11:36 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Stumbled across six 8lb containers of 4350 at my LGS Saturday. He wants $225 plus tax.
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#7219669 - 07/09/18 01:29 PM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: patriot07]
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Small or large primer?

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#7219711 - 07/09/18 02:19 PM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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#7220542 - 07/10/18 10:32 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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I'm running 4451 out of my creedmoor, loading 42.5 grains, lapua brass with 140 elite Hunter shooting sub 1/2 moa groups.full custom with stiller action bartlein barrel and xlr chassis

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#7220667 - 07/10/18 12:40 PM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: 120sportmod]
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What's your velocity?
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#7222318 - 07/12/18 02:22 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: 120sportmod]
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#7222390 - 07/12/18 06:55 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Barrel length.
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#7222539 - 07/12/18 09:08 AM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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24" barrel, velocity hasn't been confirmed with chrono. I shot at 200 and 500 then used my kestrel to figure velocity based on drop, but I've shot from 100yrds out to 1280yrds with great success. Probably could go up on powder charge a lil but that load shot so good I didn't bother going any further.

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#7222873 - 07/12/18 03:00 PM Re: IMR-4451 rumor, in 6.5 Creedmoor looks to be true. [Re: FiremanJG]
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I work backwards frequently, as well. You're probably know, your input MV can be wrong by up to 50 fps, and you're still on target to 500. Past that is where you can really figure out your velocity.

I agree, with staying with that load. If it's shooting well, it is difficult to venture from it. You're probably on the low node.
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