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 Post subject: 348 Win Swift A-Frame 200 gr bullet tests
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:59 am 

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I may be wrong, but I seem to recall someone performing some bullet tests on water jugs recently, using the Swift A-Frame 200 gr bullets in their 348 Win...cannot find the thread.

Was wondering what their load was?

My A-Frames should be arriving any day now, and would like to load some up and try them out along with the Winchester factory loads, and the Precision Cartridge ammo I found loaded with the Hdy 200 gr FTX's.

Has anyone tried any of the newer powders with the A-Frames yet?

I know that the Dec '17 Handloader magazine had the most accurate load with this bullet as 50 gr of IMR4895 with F210 primers at 2392 fps, in their rifle. They only tested IMR4895 and 4350.


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 Post subject: Re: 348 Win Swift A-Frame 200 gr bullet tests
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:26 am 

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Gil, I used RL17 for the 200 grain Hornady FP and the Woodleigh 250’s. The 200’s clocked about 2600 while the 250’s went 2300 on the nose. Accuracy was very good in both cases in my carbine. I think if I were trying the Swift’s I’d try 17 again as it worked so well for me.

I’m going to shoot a text to Jim and Fotis and ask them to break out the .348 section so our Bullet tests don’t get lost in the shuffle.

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 Post subject: Re: 348 Win Swift A-Frame 200 gr bullet tests
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:51 am 

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Thanks!
What was your charge of Re17?
And what primer did you use?


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 Post subject: Re: 348 Win Swift A-Frame 200 gr bullet tests
PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:05 am 

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I used 66 grains with the 200 Hornady. Double check my work via QL please. I’m away from my book right now.

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CCIBR2 primers were used throughout.

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