HPBT MatchKing C.O.A.L. Horn SP - 2969fps. .280 Remington / 7mm Express Remington (Using 160 GR Nosler Bullets) reloading data … Joined: Nov 2005. Over the years I have had good groups with Win silvertips, fail safes, Spear Nitrex grand slams, and lastly the Accubond all in 160 gr. The idea of 2800 fps being good enough if 3000 fps is valid also. One is a pointed Core-Lokt, one is a Nosler ballistic tip, and the third is a boat-tail spitzer bullet. The 280 suffered a generation before it found its niche. I have two 280's, one a fifty+ yr old Rem. Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting. A 7MM RM will out perform (velocity wise) any 7MM on a 30-06 case whether improved or not. 280 Remington 150 gr ELD-X® Precision Hunter® Item #81587 | 20/Box . That answers one of those questions that kept me wondering for so long. For me, it's the marginal gain in velocity for the marginal added powder weight. Powders include Accurate, Hodgdon, Alliant, IMR Now it all makes sense. Read HERE for details. Regards, Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337Z using Tapatalk . I've been loading the .280 for about 20 years now. I once chronograhed some of the Gibbs cartridges and the velocities were very little above standard cartridges in the same length barrels. Campfire Guide. Choice Ammunition has taken our 100% hand-loading techniques and produce an extremely accurate, highly dependable round for the .280 Remington in this load. I have 1 1/2 boxes of the Hornady AB and 3/4 of a box of the Win. Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. Heck, if you run the pressures up high enough, you could probably beat many belted case magnums. I've got a Remington 700 Stainless Mountain Rifle that I'm wanting to work up a load for. I suppose there are many other ways of looking at it. Clearly the 140 grain bullet has become the most popular weight for the .280. It is not my intent to "outdo" the 7mm Mag, nor is it my intent to exceed the 52,000 cup limit. ELD-X® 41 Remington Magnum 190 gr. 7mm Remington Magnum RIFLE RELOADING DATA 5 7mm Remington Magnum RIFLE RELOADING DATA 6 INDICATES MAXIMUM LOAD - USE CAUTION LOADS LESS THAN MINIMUM CHARGES SHOWN ARE NOT RECOMMENDED. Jerry, I guess it all just depends on how you look at it. feature By: Brian Pearce | December, 19. If you are experiencing difficulties posting in the Buy/Sell/Trade subforums of TFL, please read the "sticky" announcement threads at the top of the applicable subforum. HONEST loading data for the .280 Remington Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > ... 140 gr. They were redesigned as the 7600-7400 models anyway. Great care has been given by Hornady engineers to develop superior, match­-accurate hunting loads that allow the ELD­-X ® bullet to achieve its maximum ballistic potential. The real reason for the 280Rem and at those pressures was 270 performance in the 740-760 rifles. Hornady 139 flat base bullet with 58.0 grains of H4831 and a Federal LR Gold Medal Match primer. - every time I find a load that shoots decent it gets discontinued. bullet with a 24in barreled .280 give me a holler and I'll be all ears. Many see this category as the .280’s prime niche, and the traditional .280 deer load is a 140 grain pill. This email link is to reach site administrators for assistance, if you cannot access TFL via other means. Using bullets from Speer Spitz BTSP, Spitz SP, MT SP or GS SP, Speer TBBC SP. I have friend that out performs a 7mm mag with his .280 in velocity and is very accurate. Was also hunting elk when I killed the mule deer, but the same load also worked very well on a black bear a couple days later. I have wanted a 6.5-06, but now am not doing any hunting so I don't think I will ever get one. I've never use it but sure it work in the 280 and since you have data for 280 I'd try it same if you can get some R-26. Timing was perfect, as both were … They are 2gr over max in the Lyman#47 manual. Please note that due to safety regulations, we can’t suggest or recommend loads or bullets that are not available on this site. When I was using 280s, the good powders seemed … The 7mm Remington Magnum is capable of pushing 160-grain bullets to 3,000 and even 3,100 fps, which makes it an excellent choice for deer and antelope hunting. Initially, the.280 was chambered in the Remington Model 740 semi automatic rifle. The most in-depth explanation I ever read beofre now was as I posted just previously. .280 caliber Remington 160 grain Nosler AccuBond~ The .280 Remington, also known as the 7mm-06 Remington and 7mm Express Remington, was introduced in 1957 for several Remington models. For propellants, RL19 or 4350 will usually give very good results. The .280 is based on the .30-06 necked down to accept 7 mm bullets, with the neck moved forward .050 in (1.27mm). The neck was deliberately moved forward to prevent chambering in a .270 Winchester rifle, … Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. The 139-14o grainers are hard to keep on a pipe plate at a 100yds! 6mm Remington Very Active Member. Mine is an old Ruger 77 that started life as a 7x57 then was rechambered by a 'smith in East Texas to the .280. .280 Remington - Manufacturer Loading Data. Nosler Partitions. A Doe walks out of the woods today and says, that is the last time I'm going to do that for Two Bucks. W. Work2hunt Veteran member. If you are interested in the most recent data for cartridges and/or bullet weights/styles not listed on this page, contact Barnes Consumer Service department to inquire about recommended loads and approximate timing for the data to be made available via email at customerservice@barnesbullets.com or by phone at 800.574.9200.. Norma 156-grain Oryx 2,789 fps. The .270, ... Loads Cartridges are commonly available from 6.5 to 10.4 grams (100 to 160 gr) sizes with 8.4-and-9.7-gram (130 and 150 gr) loads being by far the most popular. .280 Remington Bullet Weight: 150 gr Case Trim Length: 2.530" S.D. I never cared for the 264 as it requires a 26 inch barrel to reach its potential.I suspect that in a 22 inch barrel, my favorite length for hunting, a 6.5-06 would be very close to the 264. 6. My 280AI was Rem 280. The listed maximum loads should never be exceeded. himmelrr. It worked good on both with the Federal 160 gr. IMR 4831 and reloaded Rem cases, Sierra 160 gr. Cag, it's always been a kind of blurry story to me. 0.266 Bullet Style: TSX BT Primer: Fed GM210M B.C. Because the .280 can generate impressive velocities and still maintain good accuracy, it is one of our primary cartridges for 7mm production testing. If you have a firearm related question, please register and post it on the forums. -MamaJama-. The cartridge is the same length as the .280 Remington, both of which are longer than the .30-06 Springfield. The first factory load featured a 150 grain bullet at an advertised velocity of 2810fps but in sporting rifles, … Personally I never have worried about "efficiency" in a cartridge. The reloads are mighty close to 7MM mag performance. Meanwhile, .30-06 shooters prefer the ubiquitous 150 grain load… Nosler - 3174fps, 175 gr. Show me a deer or elk that knows the difference between being hit with a 150-grain 7mm Partition that started out at 3200 fps and a 150-grain 7mm Partition that started out at 3000 fps, and I'll show you a deer or elk that will elude you all your hunting days. If you still feel you are qualified to post in those subforums, please contact "Shane Tuttle" (the mod for that portion of TFL) via Private Message for assistance. Hornady 150-grain ELD-X Precision Hunter 2,925 fps. That H4831 is a long stick powder, but H4831-sc may fill the case better. 3.240” Powderi / Velocity g 2800 2900 3000 3050 3100 3150 I've never found it hard to get 3200fps with a 150gr. Winchester 140-grain Ballistic Silvertip 3,040 fps. method. Our loading tolerances are only matched by passionate hand-loaders in their own loading rooms. A 130 grain bullet is considered the best deer medicine by .270 aficionados. 280 Rem. FTX® 308 Winchester 125 gr. loads. The story about the Remington 760 pump action kinda makes sense, but not when you consider the fact that the same rifle was offered in .270 Winchester. Use a similar load in both my 7-06 AI's, with results that I am satisfied with. Although the 280 Remington was derived from the .30-06 case, it has a slightly different shoulder location and will not chamber in either .30-06 or 270 Winchester rifles. Mod. Mar 2, 2013 1,366 11 St. Louis, MO. My favorite load for the .280 serves double duty on unruly groundhogs and coyotes and usually gets the call for our whitetails, Speer’s 115-grain hollow point and 58 grains of Hodgdon 4350 in Remington cases and set off with Remington’s large rifle primer. 700 Mountain Rifle. bullets. Load Data. Bullet Type Primer. AL/GA line. However, there is no way that a typical 6.5-06 will equal a .264WM. Posts: 4,230. AL/GA line. .280 Remington / 7mm Express Remington 160 GR (Speer Reloading Manual #14) reloading data with 42 loads. I must've really misapplied the right principal, because I never thought to use my 6.5-06 for hunting. I got 2945 with the 175 Nosler with H 4831 powder. I bought it for an elk and mule deer gun before I got too fat to run up and down the Rockies. Mine shoots in the 3000's. Deer Load. Gewehr98, I'm in total agreement. #1913 .284” 150 gr. Accuracy and velocity were also excellent when Alliant's new Power Pro 400-MR was paired with Speer's new 160-grain DeepCurl bullet. When it gets down to it there is no substitute for case capacity. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Nosler Trophy Grade 140-grain AccuBond 3,000 fps. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 338 Lapua Mag 270 gr. Thanks, No.3. This isn't bad, but neophytes could get into trouble with them. Campfire Guide. The 721 will shoot bug holes - best group ever was .294 five shot group at 100 yds, with 53.6 gr. I don't think so lads! When you figure out a way to get an honest 3000fps with a 175gr. Model 721 w/24" factory barrel, the other a 15 yr. old Rem. All the rifle loads on these pages are pressure tested according to the C.I.P. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by kneault65, Jun 16, 2011. If you are a TFL member and can access TFL, please do not use this link; instead, use the forums (like Questions, Suggestions, and Tech Support) or PM an appropriate mod or admin. SBT GameKing C.O.A.L. When I was hunting with a .280 a lot in the 1990's, my general deer load was a 139 Hornady Interlock at 3100 fps, but killed my biggest mule deer buck ever (in both antler and body) with the 160-grain Nosler Partition at 2950. Call me old school but have always liked H4831 in my 06 based rifles. It is basically a .30-06 necked down to accept 7mm bullets, but the shoulder was moved forward a little in order to prevent the cartridge from being loaded into .270 Win. Shaw Custom Barrels sells new barrels in five different contours chambered, crowned, and threaded for your specified action for as little as $160. The biggest thing I shoot now is Tennessee Whitetails. 3.240” #1915 .284” 150 gr. We wish you successful reloading with Vihtavuori premium rifle powders! ELD® Match; 300 Blackout 135 gr. 6.8 Remington SPC Load Data; 27 Nosler Load Data; 270 Winchester Load Data; 270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data; 270 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 7mm Mauser (7×57) Load Data; 7mm-08 Remington Load Data; 284 Winchester Load Data; 280 Remington Load Data; 7mm Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data; 280 Ackley Improved Load Data On the heels of the 7Mag? Such emails will be ignored. All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! But the handloader isn't concerned with the liability issues that Big Green has, nor is he legally bound by SAAMI pressure guidelines. rifles by mistake. Posts: 4,230. GMX® 30-06 Springfield 125 gr. I would certainly approach those with caution. 7mm Remington Magnum (Pet Loads) More Than 450 Handloads. Re: 280 Remington Loads #4019298 04/22/10: Joined: Nov 2005. Remington .280 factory loads are currently offered with three different 140 grain spitzer bullets, all with a muzzle velocity of 3,000 fps and a muzzle energy of 2,797 ft. lb. 6.5 PRC 140-153 gr. What powder is working best for those who load .280 REM? bullet, that isn't what you .280 boys are gettin. Claimed Muzzle Velocities for Some 280 Remington Factory Loads (24-inch barrels) Remington 140-grain AccuTip Boat Tail 3,000 fps . rifle only likes particular 160 gr. Enjoy. In 7mm you can specify 1-8” or 1-9.5” twist rates. As it is a hunting rifle, stopped shooting regularly after getting load that I was happy with. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Eventually I settled on two powders and loads: For 140 gr. Those loads have to have been done with a drop tube. I was never aware that the 740s and 760s in .270 had this problem. I could never reach the 3000 mark with 175 gr. himmelrr. However, it was introduced in a different time, when the ascendancy of the bolt action wasn’t as clear as it is today. This cartridge was constructed in 1957 for Remington’s model 740 Autoloader. The 7mm Remington Magnum was introduced in 1962 along with the new Remington Model 700. bullets I use 55.5 grs. ALL 100 gr 110 gr 115 gr 120 gr 130 gr 139 gr 140 gr 145 gr 150 gr 154 gr 160 gr 162 gr 168 gr 175 gr. 150 gr ClassiC hunter g1 BC = 0.505 G7 BC = 0.258 Part # 28571 - 1 in 10” twist or faster For bullet dimensional details, click HERE. This email contact address is not an "Ask the Firearms Expert" service. We all draw a mental line somewhere though, don't we? GMX® 300 PRC 178-250 gr. Nosler does have loading data for 280AI using N560. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Sierra SP - 3320fps, 150 gr. Some of the wildcatters of the past used long barrels and selected "fast" barrels and then advertised their cartridges as being typical of those results. Despite a perplexing taxonomy, the .280 Remington commands a loyal following based soundly on its merits. ATTENTION: New reloading data … Although The High Road has attempted to provide accurate information on the forum, The High Road assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Herters - 3218fps, 160 gr. Have an older Remington 700 stamped 280 Remington. I've shot N165 in 280 with 150gr Partition also used IMR-7828,H-4350. SBT's, CCI LR primer, seated 0.015 off the lands. Mar 27, 2011 949 1 Western Montana. Many of these developed headspace problems prematurely in 270. Disclaimer Mar 14, 2017 #2 I use R19 with 140gr Nosler Partitions. Nothing beats the 160 gr in the 7mm for Big Game. The .280 Remington retains the gradual taper and gentle shoulder of the .30-06, and even with the best loads will lag a bit behind the 7mm Remington Magnum. 280 Remington 150 Grain Barrel Length = 24” COAL = 3.330” Optimal performance may be achieved in your rifle at a different COAL. My .280 mt. I am willing to sacrifice that for the velocity performance I want. To function smoothly in the auto loader, factory ammunition was loaded to mild pressures. A perennial shooter's question is, "Should I buy a .270 or .30-06?" Federal 150-grain Nosler Partition 2,890 fps. Palmettostatearmory. You can shoot factory 280 Remington loads in the 280 AI chamber to fire-form cases. I began back then by trying all sorts of different powders with bullets from 140-160 grs. My understanding as to why the .280 factory loads are on the wimpy side is that they were originally designed to shoot out of a slide action and therefore could not take heavy pressures, but on a bolt action rifle the story changes. Mar 14, 2017 #3 In my 280 Remington I used IMR4350 with 140 gr… data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 7mm-08 Remington 180 gr. I think if I had 280 today I'd most likely use R-17 or R-26. 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