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Old December 8, 2007, 11:36 PM   #1
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Looking for high velocity 180 gr. 8mm Mauser recipes

I have been reloading 8mm Mauser for several years. 150 gr Spitzer with 3031 for a 2850 fps load. The load has done well for me but I frequently have lead separation so I am planning to change to a 180 gr. Nosler ballistic tip but I am having difficulty finding a high velocity recipe for a 180 bullet. Does anyone have any experience with 2,600 to 2,700 fps load for a 180 gr. bullet?
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Old December 9, 2007, 10:24 PM   #2
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Nosler has reloading data online:
http://www.nosler.com/index.php?p=15&b=8mm&s=188
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Old December 9, 2007, 11:19 PM   #3
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These are from a 29 inch barrel.

http://www.realguns.com/loads/8x57mmjs.htm

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Old December 9, 2007, 11:57 PM   #4
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Haven't used the 180's. I have been reloading 185gr Rem Corelokts. Using 48.5gr IMR 4064 with excellent results. This is a near max load, so approach this with caution. No pressure signs in my dark bore Yugo M48A and will often do 1" groups. Is now my main elk rifle and have taken several whitetails with it.
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