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Old May 14, 2012, 03:37 PM   #1
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105 Grain Bullets For 243 Win.

Does anyone have any load data for the 243 Win. using 105 gr. Sierra's ?
The loading manuals i have don't list any 105 gr. bullets at all.
Thanks for your help guys !
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Old May 14, 2012, 04:17 PM   #2
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I've never seen a 105 Sierra , I do load the 105 Speers . There is data in the Speer manual or LoadBook . They are as good a Deer bullet for whitetail , as any !
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Old May 14, 2012, 05:15 PM   #3
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I just searched Sierra's site and I don't see that they make a 105g for the 243

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Old May 14, 2012, 05:20 PM   #4
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105 gr. Sierra's

I'm sorry about that. I don't know why i said 105 gr. Sierra's. I meant to say Speer. Guess i'll have to get a Speer reloading manual. Thanks for the correction.
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Old May 14, 2012, 05:38 PM   #5
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Decide what powder you would use to load the ammo. May be difficult.

Then go to that makers website for loads. Most powder makers have good websites for reloading. Start w/ Alliant if in doubt.

Last resort check Speers site-OR call 1 800 Bulletsmiths (Sierra) and ask them. They will give guidance/suggestions/precautions and dont care what bullets you will be using.
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Old May 14, 2012, 07:50 PM   #6
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105 gr. Sierra's
I'm sorry about that. I don't know why i said 105 gr. Sierra's. I meant to say Speer. Guess i'll have to get a Speer reloading manual. Thanks for the correction.
I got a Speer Manual, what powder you thing of using?
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Old May 14, 2012, 10:58 PM   #7
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Old May 15, 2012, 01:26 PM   #8
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LOL...had me looking for a 105gr. Sierra too. I didn't think they made
that bullet. They have several good 100gr. bullets though. I going to try the
100gr. Sierra #1560 BT with my next loading.
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Old May 15, 2012, 06:13 PM   #9
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105 gr. Speer

Thanks to all of you for your help. I now have a good idea of what i want to do. I;m going to load R-P brass with 43 gr. of H4831sc and CCI Mag. primers.
That should give me a pretty good starting load.
Thanks again to all who helped me with this.

Last edited by Southboy; May 15, 2012 at 06:22 PM. Reason: Left out something i wanted to say.
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Old May 15, 2012, 06:19 PM   #10
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Try Reloder 22. I'm getting great results with a 105 grain jacketed bullet and that powder.
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Old May 15, 2012, 06:27 PM   #11
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105 grain Speers

Thanks Paw Paw, I'll give reloader 22 a try next.
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Old May 16, 2012, 09:57 AM   #12
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I'm testing 100 grn Sierra Gamekings in our .243 right now, and I'm finding good accuracy with Supreme 780.
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Old May 16, 2012, 10:02 AM   #13
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Sierras fly straight enough , but I've found them to be on the fragile side . Fine for varmints , Deer , not so much !
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Old May 16, 2012, 10:09 AM   #14
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Though they're cheap enough to test with,,,My plan is to try the 100 grn Partition, after I get a grasp on some good data.
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