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#3012701 - 11/02/12 01:11 PM 270 load data
JimFromTN
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Anyone have any favorites loads? I just made an order from Midway USA for the forster ultra reloading dies, 2 shell holders, lee factory crimp die, and 140 gr hornady interlocks. I really like micrometer seating dies so I thougt I would try the forster since I have heard it is comprable to the Redding which I use for my 300 win mag.

I was thinking RL15 since I have a 308 that I plan on reloading for as well. Also, A&H Reloading has an equivalent military surplus powder for $75 for 5 lbs.

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#3012815 - 11/02/12 02:19 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: JimFromTN]
EastTNHunter
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The 270 really likes the slower powders, especially with the 140gr and 150gr bullets. With 140gr Nosler Accubonds and SGKs I use 51gr IMR4350 for accuracy loads (less than book max), 52.5gr RL17 for hunting loads (right around a deductive book max), and have used IMR and H4831 in the past with great results. As with any load, check a printed or online manual such as alliantpowder.com for the reloder powders, or data.hodgdon.com for the IMR and Hodgdon recipes. Others may post others to look at, as well.
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#3012828 - 11/02/12 02:30 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: EastTNHunter]
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IMR4350 is what I use alot in 270's. You picked a great deer killing bullet!
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#3012840 - 11/02/12 02:37 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
Kimberman
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H4831, RL-19 are 2 good powders for 270.
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#3012859 - 11/02/12 02:46 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: Kimberman]
big jim
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My .270 like 56.5 gr RL-22 with the 140 Hornady BTSP Interlock. Kills deer like lightening and 1/2" moa to boot.
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#3012992 - 11/02/12 04:16 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: big jim]
Nhill
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The guy I bought my .270 from already worked up a load and gave me the info, so I am just using what he did since it works.

53.5 gr IMR4350
130gr Nosler ballistic tip
CCD 200 large rifle primer
OAL: 3.385

It shoots good on paper, but I haven't had the chance to try it on a deer yet. I did blow a pretty good hole through a coyote a little while back though \:\)

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#3013255 - 11/02/12 08:09 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: Nhill]
Model70Man
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53.0 gr RL17 for 140 gr. bullet and 54.0 gr RL17 for 130 gr. bullet. These are book max loads.

RL22 is also very good.
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#3013396 - 11/02/12 09:53 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: Model70Man]
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140 hndy btsp 57.6 re19


max charge work up


or 170gn speer rn (if u can find them i have 179 ea)
over max charge re 19


140 accubond or 130 accubond over max h4831 sc
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#3013407 - 11/02/12 10:10 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: Deer Assassin]
TiminTN
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55.5 grains H4350 is a goodun too.....
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#3032211 - 11/13/12 09:21 PM Re: 270 load data [Re: TiminTN]
jakeway
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I went with IMR4350 and 130 gr bullets just below published max. I got great accuracy with Sierra Game Kings and Nosler Ballistic Tips. NBTs are my choice for deer, and I've had quick kills without the infamous meat loss by putting the bullet in the ribs not the shoulder.
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