I'll second Big Commanders comments above!
Originally Posted by Big commander
Powders I have used sucessfully with cast in the 7.5 Swiss,54R,303,308,30-06 Are on the fast side Bullseye,231,Red Dot,Unique with Unique the best of the bunch in the 10-15 gr range with 150-200 gr bullets(cast) in the middle 4759,2400,5744,4227,AA2015,3031 and 4895
If you have any of those powders with a bit of experimenting you can find an acceptably accurate load with cast bullets and a decent rifle. As far as favorites here are mine for the 30-06 and can be basicly used in most milsurp size cases.
Light plinker 100 yd loads.150-185 gr cast bullets Vel.1100 fps + or -
6 grs of bullseye
7.5 gr W231
10 gr Unique
Medium speed loads 1500-1700 fps range
14-15 grs of Unique (deadly accurate in several of my rifles)
16-20 grs 2400
20 gr 5744 or 4759 or 4227
28-30 grs 4895
25 grs 3031 or 2015
Hope that helps ,Tim
Last edited by RU shooter; 04-23-2009 at 06:50 PM.
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