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Old August 12, 2001, 11:00 PM   #1
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hornaday 30501 in 308win

Am quite new to reloading. Began with RCBS Master Kit, reloading 308win for remington 700vls (targets at a distance).

Ran out of Speer #2040 168gr hpbt match.
Got some Hornaday #30501 168gr hpbt match.

Would it be safe to substitute these directly
using tables in the Speer manual?

Else, can anyone recommend a load. Have on hand
hodgdon h414
accurate 2460

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Old August 13, 2001, 08:38 PM   #2
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shu , sorry can't help I have Hodgdon & Hornady loading manuels and neither one recommends the bullet / powder combo you want to try . I have no info on accurate powders .

Keep em loaded : slo_dog
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Old August 14, 2001, 09:49 AM   #3
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well, shu, here it goles:
h-414 + 168 jhpbp.308 start load - 42 gr./max load - 48gr.(compressed)
these data are from lyman. speeds should be around2270 for starting load, and2570 for maximum.
I strongly and emphatically advise to try startin load first, and if you are not satisfied with the results, advance in half a grain increments, and double the atention if you approach tha max load. rifles are much more individual than fingerprints.
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Old August 14, 2001, 09:52 AM   #4
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shu, me again. You can use both brands of bullets, no difference.
data for AA 2460:
start - 38 grains - vel -2330
max - 42 - vel - 2600
luck and health.
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