Maximum Loads Should Be Used With Caution - Always Start With Minimum Loads. Still haven't run across the 150gr GK to try out. I don't have the gun complete yet but all it needs is a stock, so I thought I would get a jump on load data. Seat the bullet well into the rifling so that it makes good contact with the lands when the cartridge is … All of this accomplished with roughly four fifths the pressure of like-weight loads in the .270. I've emailed Alliant. These days I use Nosler brass mostly and it still shoots well but nothing like the little bugholes that fireforming produces in my gun. Apr 20, 2016 #1 Greetings I have a Nosler M48 and I am looking for a some load data. I've been loading the .280 for about 20 years now. Reactions: hdxr750. Joined Jun 30, 2013 Messages 2,647 Location Michigan. Mentored through late summer and early fall by friend, writer, and .280 AI aficionado Chub Eastman (who has, last I heard, 18 one-shot kills to the credit of his .280 AI), I developed a fantastic handload for the Nesika. In 1979 Remington - in … .280 Remington Ackley Improved / .280 Ackley Improved (Hodgdon Data - IMR Powder) reloading data with 126 loads. But I also am looking at some TTSX data a well (140 grain). Re: 280AI Load Data [Re: taz4570] #6137044 02/05/12: Joined: May 2008. Nov 1, 2019 #2 Jud96 Well-Known Member. Thread starter ramrod79; Start date Jan 29, 2014; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Find Members Posts. LRH Team Member. To complicate matters, the velocities and trajectories of the 125-, 150- and 165-grain bullets offered in .280 factory loads were strikingly similar to 130- and 150-grain bullets of the .270. Joined Aug 25, 2013 Messages 61. I was getting that with H1000 , but was hard on brass. 280 AI LOADS. Lonnie . Very interesting. /Length 756 Select a light load of a relatively fast powder (IMR4895 is great) from the standard.280 Remington data. Joined Nov 6, 2012 Messages 892 Location Arizona. Hornady 280 Ackley Improved Rifle Reloading Brass - At Hornady brass is the foundation for what could be the most memorable shot of your lifetime. /Filter /FlateDecode Followers 0. I've got 160 grain AB, Berger 168 grain VLD's, Varget, R 17, WLR, CCI 250 primers to work with. Been waiting on the new Leica scope to put on it. … Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by kneault65, Jun 16, 2011. Peterson continued, “The.280 Ack Imp casings made by Peterson are designed for reloading. Henry Ford If it's tourist season, why can't we shoot them? 1 of 2 Go to page. Campfire Kahuna. When I get serious about killing stuff I use Nosler Partitions. endstream Here are a couple of my favorite 280 Ackley Improved loads - Messages: 833 Likes Received: 440. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk . The accuracy may not be as good as it could be, but as long as the headspacing is good, it should work safely. There are also many more factory loads available for the .270 Winchester over the .280 Remington at a lower price point due to the .270's much greater popularity. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! 280 AI Loads. Next Last. Coupled with this was the introduction of the 7mm Remington Magnum by the parent company in 1962 and the attempt in … Joined Nov 24, 2012 Messages 694 Location Alberta Canada. I'm currently having a 280AI built and have for many years hunted with a 300wm. Any one here know of good sources? I won't be back until later tonite, but I will check the red book and let you know what history I have. Basically it has the same parent case (30/06) as the 270 Win, 25-06 Rem and of course, the 280 Rem. Left to Right: 6.5×284, 6.5×280 AI, 280 AI. Glad to hear that the 280 AI isn't picky about powders as I'm getting set-up to reload for the caliber for the first time. Broz said: Apr 2, 2019 #25 W. Walkabout Member. Kyle kills a nice 6x6 Bull at 325 yards. Using bullets from Nosler BT, Sierra HPBT, Barnes TSX, Swift Scir, Nosler AB, Hornady BTSP, Swift SP. Likewise, Nosler has expanded the number of loads and bullet choices it offers in the Trophy Grade and Custom lines, giving hunters more reason than ever to utilize the cartridge. mv of 3200+ from a 24 3/4" tube. endobj Oct 21, 2020 #2 I've always used a modest load of RE22 in both standard .280's and also .280 AI with good success (most any 120-140 grain bullet). Go. The 280AI data below is from Noslers latest manual (#8). I would get the 257 Weatherby for deer and antelope and a simple 300 WSM for Elk +. Load data help for 168 gr bullets in 280 AI. Go. The .280 really comes into its own with the slower powders in a bolt action. This cartridge is the king of non-magnum 6.5’s. Is the vv n-165 powder temperature sencitive? Nosler has load data for their 168gr bullets. Butte Sink. N. nmmuledeerhunter New Member. Apr 29, 2018 #11. *Most Accurate Load C Compressed Load 1. groups run in the .3s for 5. Reloading Questions; About. Their cases offer reloaders excellent uniformity in wall thickness, weight and internal capacity. This is part one of two on the 280 AI. << Campfire Kahuna. Just went out with my first group of loads with my latest buy, a Cooper Model 52 280 AI. It's a Browning x-bolt with a 22" … I would … Translate Topic. /Subtype /Type1C So I'm looking for a different powder proven to approach 3000 with this weight bullet in a 280 AI. I has also been my experience that factory 280 shoots extremely well in my AI'd version. Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. .280 Remington Ackley Improved / .280 Ackley Improved (Hodgdon Data - IMR Powder) … Reason I’m asking is I did trade for some RL 22 but never have tried. All the rifles I used to test these loads are accurate, but I was still surprised to find that four of the five test loads averaged less than one m.o.a.—and keep in mind these were initial attempts, not carefully tuned accuracy loads. 280 AI Load Data. Recommended Posts. .280 Remington Ackley Improved / .280 Ackley Improved (Hodgdon Data) reloading data with 112 loads. Loads for 168 gr berger out of 280 ai. Extra time and care is taken in the creation of our cases, producing smaller lots that meet strict quality standards. Joined: May 2008. Mar 14, 2017 #4 I have only tried one powder in my 280 AI, not sure its the best but no complaints to date. >> Posts: 16,540. I shoot the 162 ELD Hornady match out of mine . 280 Ackley, 168 berger vld. FOGGER FOGGER Advanced Member; Members; 240 posts; Gender: Male; Report post; Posted December 9, 2017. I am looking for good hunting loads and some long distance paper punching loads, I haven't decided the … Jan 29, 2014 #1 ramrod79 Well-Known Member . While factory loaded ammunition remains fairly limited, several manufacturers, including Hornady and Federal, have continued to add new .280 AI offerings. I would really like to work up a load with Varget and the Bergers. Does anyone have load data for a 280 AI with a 168 Berger? Gold $$ Contributor . Not perfect match but i … In my new .280 AI I am using IMR7828SSC with 140 gr. Reactions: hdxr750. Also you can use the 280 REM Barnes data as your starting point for the AI with the TTSX and the LRX. When you get done playing around, load up some 140 nab over a charge of vv n-165. stream Ballistic Tip and finally the best of them all has been the Hornady 162 AMax and yes the AMax is a killing machine. 1; 2; 3; Next. 280 Ackley 162 gr ELD-X ® Precision Hunter ® Item #85586 | 20/Box . If I use Nosler brass then I definitely get do-nuts but only develop them on a few cases if I use regular Nosler 280 remington brass. I would think … Load Data . 5 0 obj Thanks. x�}�[Ha�gҙ�܌\Wԭݯ��t��7��������A��:�;��E������Y(j�����df���������g�χf���z�s~�����}$ṏ I2 )=%/�x*�Z�6KN��J*��ej% )�{JG�j��vww�R0y>w��!�����d�,���ZQXLLx�K#����z�[#Q+r(��b��-�h*D� 2V� AIee�aA"g��JW��A�� ���r"bd����E�EV�a�rF�����g�MH�B�&�E9V�iA�� �S��"��dy���s��̡h�r�A>�-��A��!2�, _#ۨ�5J�4�a�j�Y{�44�I5��l��q5�`�b�.p��e��1���.�n��f�mU>P�����6�V��� OӀ�@5�޶�e�i�C�淀�co(8 Then, in 2019, Hornady introduced a 162-grain ELD-X bullet loaded in the.280 AI, adding it to the excellent Precision Hunter line of ammunition. Thread starter ben280; Start date Dec 27, 2013; Dec 27, 2013 #1 B. ben280 Newbie. Thread starter Miller1; Start date Sep 8, 2016; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Next Last. ��[�����Qb��h�3��ޑ�����L���db���i�� %���� �yx� �yX]7n�6��Օ}�� �6v6�Lŵ����=/��.fþ�(�ڎt��{�cL���R|��t�e���\Yf� �܆�dLi2��ZE��0�����:�?� Pushing the 160 Accubonds. /Length 253 Post Reply. Seat the bullet well into the rifling so that it makes good contact with the lands when the cartridge is chambered. August 31, 2011 Charles Coker 1 Comment. Hornady 280 Ackley Improved Rifle Reloading Brass - At Hornady brass is the foundation for what could be the most memorable shot of your lifetime. Any load suggestions? I have been using H4831sc with very good accuracy but no great speeds. The .280 is ballistically similar to the European 7x64 Brenneke and dimensionally close to the wildcat 7mm-06. The .280 Remington is capable of developing energy nearly equal to the .30-06 Springfield, but with lighter bullets having a … I'm planning on using H4831sc (The temperature insensitivity of the Hodgdon Extreme Powders appeals to me) pushing a 150 grain e-tip as I believe nosler shows that this was the most accurate powder tested for this combo but it looks like their load data for the 280 AI is currently … Eventually I settled on two powders and loads: For 140 gr. During the nearly 50 years I’ve enjoyed handloading, I’ve experimented with several wildcats, including a few of Ackley’s, such as the .257 AI and the .280 AI. I've found load data from Nosler, but nobody else. I started with the 140 Accubond but has since moved onto Nosler 150 gr. Send Private Message. The 280 Ackley Improved cartridge has been around for quite some time as a Wildcat. I faced the same questions you're asking and also considered a 300wsm and 7mm. Thanks. Is anyone shooting 168 grain berger vld's out of a 280 ackley improved, and if so would you share the load data?gun) May 8, 2010 #2 … Should do better with the 26. I took the R-17 data for the 280 with 160gr bullets max load was 51.5gr and I started there and worked up. I had ordered a set of dies, some ammunition, and component bullets to prepare a report on handloading the .300 PRC cartridge for the 2020 edition of the Hodgdon … Bugs. You'll be totally fine firing the 280 Loads in your AI. Thanks. Ultimately it was the wide range of loads, bullet weights, reduced recoil and ballistic performance of the AI that intrigued me. 280 Ackley Improved Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) RL 15 49.5 3121 55.0 3429 IMR 4007ssc 53.3 3166 59.3 3483 Power Pro Go. While waiting for the barrel to get done, I've ordered my dies and Nosler AI brass (very nice stuff by the way). If so, we suggest the following procedure: Start with standard .280 Remington cases. Powders include Hodgdon I'm in the process of building a 280AI on a Savage 110 action. 280 AI with Hornady 162ELD-X load data? They measure for consistently tight wall concentricity … You will learn the difference between the Ackley 40 degree shoulder and long sloping shoulders. Members Profile. It doesn’t hurt that premium big-game rifles, like Kimber’s Mountain Ascent, are chambered in the mighty .280 AI and have gained a cult-like following among serious mountain hunters. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. I'm about to start loading for my new .280. Bullet Type Primer. Posts: 16,540. Apr 29, 2018 #11. Looks like H4831 SC is the ticket for the majority on various forums but it is nearly impossible to find. You'll be totally fine firing the 280 Loads in your AI. 280 Ackley, 168 berger vld. The .280 AI will never replace with .270 Win., but it’s a cartridge of equal or grater capability that deserves its place at the table as a legitimate factory round. I decided to jump these .020 and will get closer to the lands as I go. Sep 1, 2019 #1 Hello All, I'm looking for some info for the suggested starting and max powder load using Retumbo for my 280 Ackley Improved Bartlein 29 1/2" barrel with muzzle break Nosler Brass FED 215 GM Primers. If you study ballistic charts, that's almost precisely the velocity attributed … 6.5×280 Ackley Improved. You will learn the difference between the Ackley 40 degree shoulder and long sloping shoulders. I am looking for this weight only. Using bullets from Nosler BT, Sierra HPBT, Swift Scirocco, Barnes TSX, Swift Scir, Nosler AB, Hornady BTSP, Swift SP. Originally Posted by taz4570. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Unfortunately 162 Hornady ELD-X factory loads were disappointing. By FOGGER, December 9, 2017 in Rifles, Reloading and Gunsmithing. Ammoguide Interactive is a super neat site with a lot of tools and features. Was running in … x�]��j� ��>�w����)ʖB��i��$cy���l��o��;��?��D����#L�ꀫۂBq6���Q���[-�3N�a_#.��k[�\c���݈G�߂�`����p>l����6B]'��E�W� �,;���&�'��e|�Ad�.�(�q�Ra�vF�Vd��dC����j�Է�mjʭ*z�Ea��)�$>>'��t����GO�t�3դ��} ��@����!R���}��y U:�H�{ Joined: Jun 15, 2011 Messages: 7 Location: Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Of course work up to this load, but this is what I am using in my 280 AI which is a Winchester Model 70 Classic Sporter that I had customized and chambered for the 280AI. It's been my experience that Hodgdon's 4831 is too slow for the 140 grain bullets in 280 AI. RL 23 is virtually impossible to find. Then there were the name changes that caused an identity crisis of epic proportions. Thread starter Navaluk; Start date Sep 26, 2014; Sep 26, 2014 #1 N. Navaluk Junior Member. Kyle kills a nice 6x6 Bull at 325 yards. The 257 will always be my go-to gun. 1 of 3 Go to page. Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; Youtube; Sign in to follow this . Using H4831SC and 160g Accubond right at 2900fps. Nosler 140 gr. Apr 23, 2018 #1. bullets . Select a light load of a relatively fast powder (IMR4895 is great) from the standard .280 Remington data. PR-6284 Sharpshooter. All Reloader Gear. Partitions but am going to try it with the Accubonds also. Any help will be greatly appreciated! Both Nosler and Hodgdon provide detailed loading data for the .280 AI and, in a pinch, 7 mm SAUM data comes pretty close if you work up your loads carefully. Whatever your hunting needs, there’s a factory load to get the job done. If you are a handloader though, the choice is a no-brainer. I've emailed Alliant. bullets I use 55.5 grs. The 280 Ackley is not finicky at all to load for. nsaqam. The 150-grain Barnes TTSX bullet loaded over 59 grains of Alliant Reloder 19 exits the muzzle at 3,061 fps. Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. Sep 16, 2011 #1 Can anyone give me some load data for the 280AI? Thanks, that will keep me busy for a while. Joined: Nov 23, 2010 Location: Oklahoma Rating 100%. Handloaders can make the … 1 of 2 Go to page. 280 AI loads: Post Reply : Author: Message Topic Search Topic Options. I … All of this accomplished with roughly four fifths the pressure of like-weight loads in the .270. BP-B2 Re: 280AI Load Data [Re: taz4570] #6136743 02/05/12: Dec 14, 2016 #4 I have a friend of mine that shoots the .280A.I.at 1000 yards. Thread starter Remington1; Start date Apr 20, 2016; Remington1 New Member. Been waiting on the new Leica scope to put on it. 280 AI Loads Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by slas, Apr 23, 2018. The .280 had a hard start, being introduced so long after the .270 hit the shelves, and it did not have a mouthpiece like Jack O’Connor trumpeting its virtues in the outdoor magazines. Add to Buddy List. Optics GrassHopper Joined: March/09/2009 Status: Offline Points: 10 Post Options. 280 AI is about the same powder capacity as the 7 Saum so around 62 grains of RL 26 should get the 195 doing 2850 to 2900 depending on barrel length and free bore. Dec 14, 2016 #3 H4831 is what I used with 140 gr. 280 AI is about the same powder capacity as the 7 Saum so around 62 grains of RL 26 should get the 195 doing 2850 to 2900 depending on barrel length and free bore. In my rifle 56gr/R-17,160gr accubond,Fed 210M primer 3046fps is a good load. To set the stage for this cartridge description, you should know that it is but one of more than a dozen commercially loaded 7mm cartridges now on the market that fire .284-inch diameter (28-caliber) bullets. I’d start there. Should do better with the 26. The following data was developed in a Hall action rifle, with a Hart varmint … Mine actually shoots it's best groups while fireforming Remington 7mm Express brass but I've owned this gun longer than the .280IMP has been a factory offering so I had to fireform for a decade or so. Used a Lilja barrel 1/9 twist for my 280AI and with 160gr Accubond jump is.030". IMR 7828 looks to be another viable powder choice and somewhat more available. I was getting that with H1000 , but was hard on brass. Thread starter nmsheephunter; Start date Jun 29, 2009; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . This holds the case against the bolt face and eliminates case stretching in the web area, a cause of case head separation. Looking to load for my Kimber Montana 280 AI. Joined: Oct 21, 2015 Location: OKC Rating 100%. Was running in the 2940 range with the 180 vld. stream Sep 26, 2014 #2 n2horns Senior Member. I have only shot 140 and 150 grain … Nosler offers two Custom and two Trophy Grade loads for the .280 AI but that’s about the extent of factory-loaded options. I am most interested in AMAX loads, 162 grain or ELD loads. Reloading Components; Tools and Maintenance; Garage Sale!!! I resized the 280 AI brass, bumped shoulder back .002" I decided, for no particular reason to try the Sierra 175 SMK. nsaqam. Thread starter harry.hacking@kiewit.com; Start date Sep 16, 2011; harry.hacking@kiewit.com. Sep 8, 2016 #1 M. Miller1 Well-Known Member. TECHNICAL INFORMATION: While Nosler offers pre-formed 280 Ackley brass, you may want to form your own. Hermantown MN. The cartridge still didn’t gain the popularity it deserved. DocDoc. Thanks, that will keep me busy for a while. Reactions: corsair4360 and L.Sherm. Don't worry about 160 vs. 162 etc. "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." To the OP, you have been given some really great info. Messages: 1,697 Likes Received: 874. << Federal Premium 168-grain Berger Hybrid Hunter … The 280 ai is going to be a great deer, pig, goat and sheep rig as long as I stay inside of 750 yards. Great care has been given by Hornady engineers to develop superior, match­-accurate hunting loads that allow the ELD­-X ® bullet to achieve its maximum ballistic potential.. Propellants used in the Precision Hunter … Thread starter Phil_700; Start date Oct 21, 2020; Phil_700. Oh man are you going to love that rifle. I understand you can fire standard 280 loads in the AI chamber. Prev; 1; 2; Next; Page 1 of 2 . My latest foray into experimenting with a wildcat round came about accidentally. I do have some IMR7828 that I have not tried yet, Vit N165 also looks like a powder to try. Our .280 AIs have an ultrahard head, and a thicker web which allows them to tolerate high pressure. Thread starter Butte Sink; Start date Sep 1, 2019; 1; 2; Next. 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