rifle only likes particular 160 gr. bullet, that isn't what you .280 boys are gettin. It worked good on both with the Federal 160 gr. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 338 Lapua Mag 270 gr. Thanks, No.3. rifles by mistake. Re: 280 Remington Loads #4019298 04/22/10: Joined: Nov 2005. .280 Remington / 7mm Express Remington 160 GR (Speer Reloading Manual #14) reloading data with 42 loads. -MamaJama-. SBT GameKing C.O.A.L. You can shoot factory 280 Remington loads in the 280 AI chamber to fire-form cases. 7mm Remington Magnum (Pet Loads) More Than 450 Handloads. AL/GA line. If you have a firearm related question, please register and post it on the forums. This email contact address is not an "Ask the Firearms Expert" service. The 139-14o grainers are hard to keep on a pipe plate at a 100yds! The biggest thing I shoot now is Tennessee Whitetails. A 130 grain bullet is considered the best deer medicine by .270 aficionados. Palmettostatearmory. Have an older Remington 700 stamped 280 Remington. .280 Remington - Manufacturer Loading Data. bullet with a 24in barreled .280 give me a holler and I'll be all ears. HPBT MatchKing C.O.A.L. I got 2945 with the 175 Nosler with H 4831 powder. 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. Accuracy and velocity were also excellent when Alliant's new Power Pro 400-MR was paired with Speer's new 160-grain DeepCurl bullet. Posts: 4,230. 700 Mountain Rifle. Nosler does have loading data for 280AI using N560. I have two 280's, one a fifty+ yr old Rem. Mar 27, 2011 949 1 Western Montana. Horn SP - 2969fps. 280 Remington 150 Grain Barrel Length = 24” COAL = 3.330” Optimal performance may be achieved in your rifle at a different COAL. I have 1 1/2 boxes of the Hornady AB and 3/4 of a box of the Win. GMX® 300 PRC 178-250 gr. SBT's, CCI LR primer, seated 0.015 off the lands. I have friend that out performs a 7mm mag with his .280 in velocity and is very accurate. When it gets down to it there is no substitute for case capacity. 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. Hornady 150-grain ELD-X Precision Hunter 2,925 fps. I am willing to sacrifice that for the velocity performance I want. 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. himmelrr. I could never reach the 3000 mark with 175 gr. Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting. loads. Mine is an old Ruger 77 that started life as a 7x57 then was rechambered by a 'smith in East Texas to the .280. 3.240” #1915 .284” 150 gr. 6mm Remington Very Active Member. 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. himmelrr. However, there is no way that a typical 6.5-06 will equal a .264WM. - every time I find a load that shoots decent it gets discontinued. bullets. .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. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 7mm-08 Remington 180 gr. As it is a hunting rifle, stopped shooting regularly after getting load that I was happy with. Many see this category as the .280’s prime niche, and the traditional .280 deer load is a 140 grain pill. .280 Remington Bullet Weight: 150 gr Case Trim Length: 2.530" S.D. 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. The idea of 2800 fps being good enough if 3000 fps is valid also. I once chronograhed some of the Gibbs cartridges and the velocities were very little above standard cartridges in the same length barrels. 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. What powder is working best for those who load .280 REM? I've got a Remington 700 Stainless Mountain Rifle that I'm wanting to work up a load for. 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. Mod. Enjoy. 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. 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. IMR 4831 and reloaded Rem cases, Sierra 160 gr. The 280 suffered a generation before it found its niche. ELD® Match; 300 Blackout 135 gr. 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. We all draw a mental line somewhere though, don't we? 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. 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. My 280AI was Rem 280. 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. Read HERE for details. Meanwhile, .30-06 shooters prefer the ubiquitous 150 grain load… 3.240” Powderi / Velocity g 2800 2900 3000 3050 3100 3150 The reloads are mighty close to 7MM mag performance. One is a pointed Core-Lokt, one is a Nosler ballistic tip, and the third is a boat-tail spitzer bullet. Please note that due to safety regulations, we can’t suggest or recommend loads or bullets that are not available on this site. The neck was deliberately moved forward to prevent chambering in a .270 Winchester rifle, … The first factory load featured a 150 grain bullet at an advertised velocity of 2810fps but in sporting rifles, … W. Work2hunt Veteran member. ELD-X® 41 Remington Magnum 190 gr. To function smoothly in the auto loader, factory ammunition was loaded to mild pressures. 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. That H4831 is a long stick powder, but H4831-sc may fill the case better. AL/GA line. 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 This cartridge was constructed in 1957 for Remington’s model 740 Autoloader. On the heels of the 7Mag? Posts: 4,230. 280 Rem. Clearly the 140 grain bullet has become the most popular weight for the .280. FTX® 308 Winchester 125 gr. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by kneault65, Jun 16, 2011. Herters - 3218fps, 160 gr. My .280 mt. #1913 .284” 150 gr. Gewehr98, I'm in total agreement. Bullet Type Primer. Nosler Trophy Grade 140-grain AccuBond 3,000 fps. 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. Cag, it's always been a kind of blurry story to me. 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. 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. Eventually I settled on two powders and loads: For 140 gr. Deer Load. Mar 2, 2013 1,366 11 St. Louis, MO. I was never aware that the 740s and 760s in .270 had this problem. 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.. All the rifle loads on these pages are pressure tested according to the C.I.P. Shaw Custom Barrels sells new barrels in five different contours chambered, crowned, and threaded for your specified action for as little as $160. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Regards, Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337Z using Tapatalk . They are 2gr over max in the Lyman#47 manual. Disclaimer We wish you successful reloading with Vihtavuori premium rifle powders! Mine shoots in the 3000's. I have wanted a 6.5-06, but now am not doing any hunting so I don't think I will ever get one. A 7MM RM will out perform (velocity wise) any 7MM on a 30-06 case whether improved or not. feature By: Brian Pearce | December, 19. Heck, if you run the pressures up high enough, you could probably beat many belted case magnums. Using bullets from Speer Spitz BTSP, Spitz SP, MT SP or GS SP, Speer TBBC SP. The 7mm Remington Magnum was introduced in 1962 along with the new Remington Model 700. The listed maximum loads should never be exceeded. 280 Remington 150 gr ELD-X® Precision Hunter® Item #81587 | 20/Box . method. Use a similar load in both my 7-06 AI's, with results that I am satisfied with. That answers one of those questions that kept me wondering for so long. 6.5 PRC 140-153 gr. Model 721 w/24" factory barrel, the other a 15 yr. old Rem. 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. Because the .280 can generate impressive velocities and still maintain good accuracy, it is one of our primary cartridges for 7mm production testing. But the handloader isn't concerned with the liability issues that Big Green has, nor is he legally bound by SAAMI pressure guidelines. Nothing beats the 160 gr in the 7mm for Big Game. Mar 14, 2017 #3 In my 280 Remington I used IMR4350 with 140 gr… Norma 156-grain Oryx 2,789 fps. I would certainly approach those with caution. Powders include Accurate, Hodgdon, Alliant, IMR All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! For propellants, RL19 or 4350 will usually give very good results. They were redesigned as the 7600-7400 models anyway. 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