22-250 40gr hor vmax moly "copy cat load?"


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atvalaska
January 12, 2009, 04:39 PM
any out there ! as thats the Only factory load my rifle shoots and the factory is out! ........i called them....:(

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codybrown
January 12, 2009, 07:54 PM
Time to start reloading!!!

onehitwonder
January 12, 2009, 08:23 PM
look in the manual. it list varget as the best powder I believe. try to match the velocity. it has worked with me on my 243 and 300wsm. my 222 has never shot factory rounds so I can't tell and my 22-250 i haven't started reloading yet.

Grassman
January 12, 2009, 08:34 PM
It's hard to find any bullets these days....

Shoney
January 12, 2009, 09:24 PM
It is interesting that Hornady lists their ammo (either reg or moly)

40 gr. V-MAX 4150 fps

While their load data lists 8 different powders that will produce the same velocity with that bullet.

atvalaska
January 12, 2009, 09:57 PM
i need "there" load as my gun is a real SOB ! i will try some or my /your loads ..if i can find some dam "parts" on this planet!

PARAGLOCK1
January 15, 2009, 10:51 PM
I agree with CODY there are many options when you reload

fireman 9731
January 16, 2009, 02:07 AM
I would try about 38 grains of Varget below a 40 grain Nosler ballistic tip bullet. Thats the max load listed on Nosler's site for the 40 grain bullet and lists velocity at 4100 FPS.

I would start there if you cant get your hands on any Hornady moly coated bullets.

Good luck!

codybrown
January 16, 2009, 08:52 AM
Ever pull apart one of their rounds and weigh the powder, and see if it looks similar to any powder that you have that is recommended for the 22-250? If you don't have a matching type/color of powder, I suggest you post a picture on here and someone is bound to know what it is.

NCsmitty
January 16, 2009, 10:23 AM
see if it looks similar to any powder that you have that is recommended for the 22-250? If you don't have a matching type/color of powder

codybrown, that is an absolutely rookie statement to make, but you're not the first to do so.
Nothing more dangerous than making an assumption of a powder based on a visual. Many factories use powders that are not available to the general public.
A sensible reloader needs to work with known components and listed loads, for everyone's safety.

NCsmitty

codybrown
January 16, 2009, 12:54 PM
I was under the impression that the factory loads were just loads that had been worked up from over the counter powders, and shot relatively well in a wide array of guns. If the powder in the case was similar to say varget, he could start with a reduced load and work his way up. I have been proven wrong, and am sorry I made the suggestion.

NCsmitty
January 16, 2009, 05:58 PM
atvalaska, I found what I think you want at Ableammo and in stock.

http://www.ableammo.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=75717

NCsmitty

PecosRiverM
January 16, 2009, 06:15 PM
Nope it looks like it's OOS:cuss:

http://www.ableammo.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=75625

NCsmitty
January 16, 2009, 06:23 PM
Sorry, I thought it was 223 that was wanted.

NCsmitty

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