Loading the .280 Ackley Improved


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Cutbank Bob
May 30, 2011, 11:10 PM
I'm having trouble finding much information regarding loads for the .280 Ackley. Although I shoot at the range quite a bit, my primary search is for a load that I can use hunting deer, elk and moose. I prefer to stick to max bullet weights of 150 grains. Suggestions?

Cutbank Bob

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loadedround
May 31, 2011, 08:46 AM
Go to hodgdon's website at www.hodgdon.com They list a multitude of loads for the 280 Ackley Improved.

ZeroJunk
May 31, 2011, 09:08 AM
It's listed in the latest Sierra manual. I've always used Reloader 19 or IMR4350with 150 grain bullets, mostly the 19.

If you stumble across a PO Ackley manual, BE CAUTIOUS. His 4350 max suggestions would be too hot for this cartridge, in my rifle anyway.

greyling22
May 31, 2011, 11:32 AM
http://www.nosler.com/Reloading-Data/280-Remington-Ackley-Improved-150-Grains.aspx

http://www.reloadersnest.com/frontpage.asp?CaliberID=126

http://www.handloads.com/loaddata/default.asp?Caliber=280%20Ackley%20Improved&Weight=All&type=Rifle&Order=Powder&Source=

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