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Need .223 data for Sierra 69 MK and H322

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by YodaVader, Apr 10, 2006.

  1. YodaVader

    YodaVader Well-Known Member

    If anyone has a Sierra manual I am interested in .223 load data for the Sierra 69 grain MatchKing using H322 powder. H322 is one of 4 powders I have on hand for .223 use. I have data for the others but not H322. The load is for a 700 LTR with a 1 in 9" barrel. Any information would be greatly appreciated!
  2. dakotasin

    dakotasin Well-Known Member

    20.0 - 23.6.

    if you email sierra and ask them, they will send you the sheet you need.
  3. asknight

    asknight Well-Known Member

    Not from the Sierra manual, but from hodgdon.com instead.
    H322 23.0gr 2962fps 51,200 CUP

    You may be able to increase your max a tenth of a grain or two since you're loading 69gr SMK.

    As always, start low and work your way up to a suitable load.
  4. YodaVader

    YodaVader Well-Known Member

    Thank you for the replies! H322 was my main powder in my old 14" TC barrel with 52,53 grain bullets - excellent results. Got away from it when I went to a 26" barrel 700 VLS and started using 748.

    Now I have the 20" 700 LTR and used some H322 yesterday with good results on the 52,53 grain bullets. Thought of trying some H322 loads with the heavier 69 MKs.

    Again - many thanks!

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