Has anyone worked up a load for an SKS using Berrys plated 110 grain projectiles?I have 250 of them. Berrys say to keep velocity below 1900 fps. I am thinking about IMR 4198 or Alliante#2400. Anybody have any thoughts? It would be helpful if I could come up with a load that would shoot decent and cycle the action. These loads would be strictly for punching paper.
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February 9, 2013, 11:55 PM
I have not tried your specific application but AA1680 is a good choice for the x39.
February 10, 2013, 04:08 AM
the only data I can fine is for jacketed 110gr
Allaint shows 16gr of 2400 , at 2115fps but that's for a 110gr SIE HP
are those Berrys .308 or .311 ?
February 10, 2013, 11:10 AM
There are a couple in here that might work for your purpose. They will at least give you an idea of where to start and where not to be for certain powders.
Large Rifle Primer. (This is Lee data)
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
110 Jacketed Accurate AAC-1680 24.8 2241
Remarks: start load; min OAL: 2.115
110 Hornady IMR IMR-4227 26.0 2,757
110 Jacketed Accurate AAC-1680 27.5 2547
Remarks: NEVER EXCEED; min OAL: 2.115; 48,300 cup