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    Default 9.3x57

    I have on order a vintage Swede sporter in 9.3x57, dies, brass, and some 286 gr bullets. Does anyone have any loads or know of data sources.\?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jkingrph View Post
    I have on order a vintage Swede sporter in 9.3x57, dies, brass, and some 286 gr bullets. Does anyone have any loads or know of data sources.\?
    Here is an Archive on "Gunboard". There are reloading data and a general discussion.
    http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?t=645

    Try that.

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    Default 9.3 x 57mm Load Data

    The Forgotten 9.3 x 57mm Mauser, D. Sturm, Big Bore Rifles and Cartridges

    270-gr. Speer

    IMR4895 - 46.0 - 2145 fps - Good hunting load
    IMR4895 - 47.0 - 2205 - Maximum
    W748 - 46.0 - 1985 - Accurate, mild
    W748 - 48.0 - 2165 - Accurate, maximum
    IMR3031 - 42.0 - 2110 - Fair

    232-gr. Norma

    IMR3031 - 45.0 - 2335 - Barnes data
    IMR3031 - 48.0 - 2485 - Maximum, but accurate
    N201 - 49.0 - 2329 - Norma data
    N201 - 53.0 - 2435 - Warm, accurate
    W748 - 54.0 - 2450 - Most accurate

    286-gr. Norma

    IMR3031 - 40.0 - 2000 - Barnes data
    N201 - 44.6 - 2067 - Norma data, maximum

    250-gr. Lyman 366408 - Unique - 15.0

    Lyman .364" Maxi Ball "cast hard, left unsized, then dipped in liquid lube" - Unique -10.0

    Handbook for Shooters and Reloaders, P.O. Ackley

    200-gr.

    IMR3031 - 44.0 - 2185 fps
    IMR4064 - 45.0 - 2165
    IMR4895 - 45.0 - 2740

    220 -gr.

    IMR4895 - 44.0 - 2085 fps
    IMR4064 - 44.0 - 2100

    250-gr.

    IMR3031 - 42.0 - 2075 fps
    IMR3031 - 51.0 - 2500
    IMR4064 - 43.0 - 2060
    IMR4064 - 50.0 - 2400
    IMR4895 - 52.0 - 2400

    275 - 280-gr.

    IMR4064 - 42.0 - 2000
    IMR4064 - 46.0 - 2160

    Vihtavuori Reloading Manual, First Ed.

    255-gr. Sako

    Vihta. N140 - 50.9 grs. - 2260 fps - 37700 psi

    Let us know how it goes.

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