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22-250 Load #7341717
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Looking for a load using 52 gr BPHP. Any suggestions?

Re: 22-250 Load [Re: Caskins] #7341723
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Hornady, Winchester, Remington brass
CCI 200
36.5 gr H-Varget (or more)

It'll come out like a bat out of hell. My 55 gr load was making 3780 fps out of a 24" barrel. Brass is on 5 firings.



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Re: 22-250 Load [Re: Caskins] #7341734
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34.7 gr AR Comp will do well too with 52gr bullets.


"Anyone taking up handloading necessarily plays with unknown factors and takes chances. But so does anyone who drives a car,goes to a cocktail party,eats in a restaurant,or gets married."

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Doesn't seem like my 1:14 barrel likes 55gr or larger bullets.

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Lads listed above are good ones for sure. I have been using Varget since it came out in the 22-250 and 7mm-08.

The 1:14 22-250 I had was a 20 inch barrel Sako Forester hunter carbine and a Ruger Tang safety Varmint with a heavy 24 inch barrel. Both shot the 60gr Nosler solid base very well and the Sako handled the 60gr Partition very well. Bullet profile "length: is the key to heavire bullets in a slower twist barrel. The Sako even did well with the Speer 70gr but it is shorter than many 55 gr bullets due to its profile and in the Sako it had to be pushed hard to stabilize. That wad fine with me since I used it inside 250 yards on deer and hogs.

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Originally Posted By: Caskins
Doesn't seem like my 1:14 barrel likes 55gr or larger bullets.


I had a 1:14 shooting 55 gr Sierra Game Kings. It was a stout load, no doubt. But it did not hurt brass, rifle, or me.



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Thanks to all for the input

Re: 22-250 Load [Re: Caskins] #7342915
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I'm using 36.3gr of Varget with a 50gr Hornady V-max with CCI200 in one rifle and 35.6 gr of varget in another. Oner rifle shoots a .2 inch 10rd group the 35.6 load shoots a .3 inch 10rd group.


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My 22-250 load on crow.... running a tad over 3950 with 52 gr Berger....posted this to see how to post pics in new format here

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I'm surprised that there's that much left of the crow. I bet it was pretty spectacular when you hit it.


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Originally Posted by DStroud
My 22-250 load on crow.... running a tad over 3950 with 52 gr Berger....posted this to see how to post pics in new format here

roflmao up


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I think I found my load. 40 gr H380, 52 gr matching Hp. 0.46 5 shot group.

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sounds good cheers

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