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Old June 9, 2000, 06:38 PM   #1
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I havent obtained the Nosler reloading manual yet and was curious if anybody who has it could give me some data on the Nosler 165gn BT and H4350. Minimum/max powder charge OAL COL and velociticies are the information I'm looking for concerning this combo.

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Old June 9, 2000, 07:47 PM   #2
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What cartridge are you loading for?
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Old June 9, 2000, 08:49 PM   #3
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Solo,

What rifle(cal.) do you plan on loading this bullet for???

Mel <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by solo:
I havent obtained the Nosler reloading manual yet and was curious if anybody who has it could give me some data on the Nosler 165gn BT and H4350. Minimum/max powder charge OAL COL and velociticies are the information I'm looking for concerning this combo.

Thanks,
solo
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Old June 9, 2000, 09:42 PM   #4
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Here's some data for 3 different cartridges all using the 165gr BT over H4350:
44.0 gr. 2290fps
59.0 gr 2940fps
76.0 gr. 3088fps
OAL 3.089, none established, 3.560
Now guess what they are for?
Tell us what cartridge you are loading and maybe we can help you.
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Old June 9, 2000, 10:24 PM   #5
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Do I ever feel like an idiot. The caliber is 30-06 springfield.
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Old June 10, 2000, 12:12 AM   #6
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Taken from Nosler Reloading Guide Number 4, p.326
Here you go:
Lilja barrel 24" 1-10 twist
case: Winchester
primer: Win. WLR
53.5 gr. 2642 fps 89% load density
55.5 gr. 2757 fps 92% load density
Max 57.5 gr.* 2872 fps 95% load density

*Most accurate load tested (for them)

Nosler manual only gives the "industry standard maximum overall cartridge length...established to insure proper feeding in modern sporting firearms. For the .30-06 Springfield, this length has been established at 3.340". Optimum accuracy is usually achieved with a slightly longer cartridge length."

Some of the other manuals do go a touch higher. The Hodgdon manual using a Sierra 165 gr sp gives a max of 59.0gr, 2938 fps at 49,400 cup with the bullet seated at 3.300", Win. cases and primers.

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Old June 10, 2000, 03:03 PM   #7
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I have had excellent results with 59 gr, it is at the top end for sure, compressed load, but
it has proven accurate and deadly for the game at the receiving end.
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