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    Ballistic Tip vs Accubond Long Range

    laylandad, I sent you a PM.
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    Ballistic Tip vs Accubond Long Range

    I have been loading the 150 gr Ballistic Tips in my Remington 7mm Magnums for 30+ years and have taken a lot of Whitetails with them. Needless to say, I'm satisfied with their performance and most of my shots are 200 yards or less. My favorite load has a muzzle velocity of 3010 fps out of a 24"...
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    120 Gr Ballistic Tip Bullets

    I recently acquired 2 boxes of 120 gr Ballistic Tips from an estate sell. These 2 boxes have 100 each in them and I have no idea how old they are. I have heard that Nosler increased the wall thickness on these 120 gr due to bullet fragmentation. I've also read that the boxes of 100 are the "old"...
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    Accubond Disappointment

    Here is a little more information. I did have flat primers with all 3 powder charges. Velocity with 53.0 grs was 2883, with 53.5 grs was 2888 and 54.0 grs was 2927. By the way, the factory Remington's clocked 2787 fps. There was also a noticeable increase in recoil with my hand loads vs the...
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    Accubond Disappointment

    I loaded 6 test rounds for my Remington 700 in .280 Rem caliber, 22" barrel. Brass is once fired Remington, bullets are 140 gr Accubond, primers CCI 200, powder IMR 4350. Bullets seated .030" off lands. I loaded 2 at 53.0 grs, 2 at 53.5 grs and 2 at 54.0 grs. Distance was 100 yards and shooting...
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    Nosler Trophy Grade 280 REM Ammo

    Does anyone know what brand/type powder and weight charge the Nosler Trophy Grade 280 Rem bullets have with the 140 gr Accubond bullets? Just curious.
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    Remington .280 Brass

    I'm looking for 2 or 3 boxes of the Remington .280 unprimed brass # U280 in the orange and green boxes. Please look at photo.
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    Remington 700 VTR Value

    Does anyone know what a fair asking price would be for a Remington 700 VTR in Desert Camo .308? Gun In excellent condition. No scope, rings or bases.
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    Ballistic Tip vs Accubond Long Range

    Well I've made up my mind for the 7mm Rem Mag Sendero. I'm going to load the 140 gr Accubond and use IMR 7828 SSC powder, CCI 250 primers and Hornady brass. My goal will be 3100 fps and MOA. Hope I can achieve that. Thanks for all the replies.
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    Ballistic Tip vs Accubond Long Range

    Hey Gunner46, I just hunt Whitetails and Hogs here in SC. I may try the 150 gr BST or the 150 gr E-Tip. Or I may retire my 24" 7 mag and just load 150 gr BT for Sendero. LOL
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    Ballistic Tip vs Accubond Long Range

    Thanks every one for the replies. I agree with c. schutte, I love this site and learning from others that have been there and done that. Anyone else with experience to share, please chime in.
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    7mm08 130 hot core.

    I can't "run a load" for you but I can share my experience. I have a Rem model 7 in 7mm-08 with 18.5" barrel. My load is 49 grs H414, CCI 200 primer, 130 gr Speer HotCor bullets and Hornady cases. Chrony shows 2875 average. Have killed a lot of Whitetails with this load but 1.25" group best I...
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    Ballistic Tip vs Accubond Long Range

    I would load the 160 Accubond if I could get 3000 fps out of this 26" barrel. I don't want to buy 5 different powders and work loads for all, it would take forever. Not to mention have a lot of wasted money in powders laying around that I wasn't going to use. Do you know what powder would...
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    Ballistic Tip vs Accubond Long Range

    I have a Remington 700 in 7mm Rem Mag that I have been loading 150 gr Ballistic Tips at 3050 fps for about 20 years. I average harvesting 3-7 Whitetails a season with them, and for the most part, am very pleased with them. I have tower stands on power lines, huge clear-cuts and big agriculture...
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    Case Trimmer

    Hey kraky1, that's how I'm doing mine now. But I have been increasing the amount that I load, so I want an easier way to do it. LOL