Powderi velocity g 2300 2400 2500 2550 2600 2675 2700 power pro varmint 20. The 30 special is based on the 7 x57 mauser case necked up to 30. I was trying to figure out a load for the sierra 110 gr hp for 3006 over imr8208, and could only at the time find data from hodgdon. Some of the go to powders for 308 are varget you may not be able to find it, reloader 15, imr 4064. It is one of four winchester cartridges that were the original short magnums designed to function in a standard 3.
I thought id just replicate the 165gr game king data but then i pulled a game king projectile from a federal factory round and the two projectiles are quite different in length, both overall and measured to ogive. The 30 06 springfield is one of our alltime classic cartridges. Some loads are for bullets other than sierra, but if you use the same bullet weight and start low and work up youll be ok. A max load of 62 gr of h4350 is giving me 3070 ish fps with hornady 150s and moa accuracy from my 22 rifle. Email this page subscribe to this thread 05072012, 08. It offers excellent ballistics, moderate recoil, and good.
By my loading records when i had a 3006 the load the rifle preferred was sierra 180 gr. I have purchased imr 4350 powder to load the above. Interesting that sierra lists 2900 fps with 56 grains of imr 4350 yet hodgdons website says 56. Ive put the sierra data for some popular calibres as pdf. Sierra bullets is excited to release load data for four of our newest bullets. But i have found that the data on the imr site states you could start between 56.
This is a discussion on sierra reloading data 5th edition within the reloading forums, part of the firearm forum category. Im contemplating adding this to my library, but am suspicious that it may be due for an update i. Bullets, cartridges, and powders are included in the traditional sierra format that reloaders have always liked. For heavier game, the 220grain slugs make a good choice, especially at short to medium ranges.
The manual covers the reloading process, tools, equipment, and firearms cleaning. The 3006s greater capacity and ability to use slower powders give it an undeniable edge. I dont have a sierra reloading manual, should probably get one, and i need some info from it. I purchased a box of sierra 30 caliber 170 grain flatnose bullets today to load for my 3030 but failed to write down the load data from the manual. The 3006 springfield is one of our alltime classic cartridges.
The following data was developed in a hall actioned rifle that has a number of barrels chambered for different cartridges, ranging from the 22243 improved, 308 winchester, 30 special and the 3006 springfield. Take aim at rifle reloading data hodgdon reloading. Kent hodgeson of az took this antelope with sierras grain sbt gameking in raton, nm. Min charge max charge optimal charge bullet make bullet type primer notes. Look at the data that they provide and see what you think. When you change bullet makers, youre not only changing the bearing surface length but the makeup of the jacket.
Get 2018 new bullet data from sierra in pdf format. Sierra reloading data for pdf download nz hunting and. If you really enjoy using a reloading manual, but dont like the cost or space it takes up, the reloading and loading data guide gives you the best of both worlds. I was gonna load some 308 win ammo today but was unable to find any load info for them. Sierra bullets has load data for these four new bullets. Always check a manual for max charge for the weight bullet you want to use. Imr 4064 is a mediumrange burn speed powder and is one of the most versatile propellant in the imr line, used for 223 remington, 22250 remington, 220 swift, 6mm remington, 243 winchester super short magnum, 308 winchester, 338 winchester magnum, and the list goes on and on.
Youll do better working close to max with the 06 as the data is milder than for other more recently released cartridges. Various sources claim the m1 bullet weighed 172, 173 and 174 grains, a mystery explained by a list of. I have found that the springfield makes an excellent cartridge to teach a new reloader because its large enough to avoid the numerous compressed loads that the. Accurates complete load guide is more of a reloading manual in pdf form than a load data tool, but thats not necessarily a problem. Be careful of load data given on here as one little miss key on the keyboard can lead you to disaster. Only you can make this decision and someone elses load may never make you happy, or worse could be unsafe. New official load data for latest highbc sierra matchkings. Varget is the perfect powder for shooting the 223 remington with heavy bullets in competitive matches. This reduction in powder charge weight should also be made each time that any of the components in the load are changed. If youre unsure, or just want options, check as many boxes as youd like. For information regarding 06 hunting loads for semiauto or pumpaction rifles, please check out my upcoming blog article.
In addition to its military duties, the 3006 was also an instant success in the hunting fields. To compensate for any component andor gun combination that would tend to yield pressures in excess of the published data, it is recommended that the powder charge be reduced 10% initially. Data published as always on the vihtavuori app and on the website. If military brass is used for reloading, the charges shown should be reduced by one to two grains. The 2nd edition lee modern reloading states between 51. The most uptodate and comprehensive 223 rem data available new data for. The maximum bullet weight of m1 ammunition was a maximum of 174. Sierra bullets load data for 2018 new matchking bullets. Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. This has been most accurate load in at least 10 different. Sierra gamechanger load data midsouth shooters supply. With typical government efficiency, the quest was still being pursued toward the end of the second world war. At the bottom of the page it had this powder listed for the hunting load. Occasionally, we will temporarily publish load data on this page when a bullet becomes available and is not yet listed in the latest edition of the handbook.
Sierra bullets manual contains the confirmed data for rifle and handgun cartridges in one volume. Sierra gameking 165 gr 3006 load long range hunting forum. Differences in 3006 165 gr manuals recommendations. So, i called sierra, and asked them for their opinion. Hornady manufacturing company develops and publishes reloading data for the handbook of cartridge reloading.510 507 115 1253 690 1447 1494 84 1181 654 1334 1370 900 1183 332 1160 1078 1110 897 1631 1071 546 453 1082 884 283 44 1656 1117 607 141 1058 35 447 965 1062 304 1345