Tndeer Logo

Page all of 2 12>
Topic Options
#3139281 - 01/25/13 04:53 PM Imr 4064 in a 308
Jcalder
6 Point


Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 945
Loc: Tennesse

Offline
Anyone have any load data for imr 4064 in a 308. Gonna use a 165 sgk. My hornady manual doesn't list the powder for 165gr. I've looked at the hodgen website and a sierra manual. Just wanting a couple more sources if y'all have some. Thanks
Top
#3139315 - 01/25/13 05:14 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: Jcalder]
W C
10 Point


Registered: 02/02/02
Posts: 2531
Loc: Alabama

Offline
My Lee book says for 165gr jacketed.....IMR 4064......40.7gr to start and 42.5gr max
_________________________
Obama gets to have it both ways. He claims black from his father and American from his mother. Claiming to be a white Kenyan wouldn't get him very far though would it?

Top
#3139628 - 01/25/13 08:44 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: W C]
KPH
10 Point


Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 3414
Loc: Hendersonville Tenn

Offline
Try Handloaderscom and Reloaderscom they may have something
_________________________
when I die please don't let the wife sale my guns for what I told her I paid for them

Top
#3139703 - 01/25/13 09:28 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: KPH]
Jcalder
6 Point


Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 945
Loc: Tennesse

Offline
Thanks. I've found some pet loads but was wanting published info. The sierra manual and hodgen website has a big difference on the max load.
Top
#3139722 - 01/25/13 09:39 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: Jcalder]
KPH
10 Point


Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 3414
Loc: Hendersonville Tenn

Offline
It is not unusal for there be differance between manuals.

Edited by KPH (01/25/13 09:39 PM)
_________________________
when I die please don't let the wife sale my guns for what I told her I paid for them

Top
#3139728 - 01/25/13 09:42 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: KPH]
Jcalder
6 Point


Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 945
Loc: Tennesse

Offline
I've learned that lol. I've noticed up to 3 grains difference. I try to compare sources when trying a new load.
Top
#3139901 - 01/26/13 12:52 AM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: Jcalder]
Deer Assassin
dammit
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/01/03
Posts: 86166
Loc: Kingston Springs

Offline
there are difference in manuals but work up and watch for pressure
_________________________
Drag Racing

Spending money I dont have

on things I dont need

to impress people I dont know

Top
#3140058 - 01/26/13 09:10 AM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: Deer Assassin]
348Winchester
6 Point


Registered: 08/13/12
Posts: 852
Loc: Coon Creek

Offline
I use 4064 in 30-40 Krag with excellent results. It is one of the most versatile powders there is. I love the way it smells.
Top
#3140325 - 01/26/13 03:00 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: 348Winchester]
mr.big
Non-Typical


Registered: 01/03/01
Posts: 28646
Loc: Copper Head Road

Offline
4064 is hard to beat in a 308,,some rifles will prefer Varget or RL15 or a number of other powders for better accuracy or more FPS but if it wont shoot 4064 at least pretty good you may have problems
_________________________
sent from a laptop sitting in my recliner

Top
#3141190 - 01/27/13 11:06 AM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: mr.big]
cdw338
8 Point


Registered: 11/17/01
Posts: 1380
Loc: Ky Lake Paris Tn

Offline
This is a old one.. 1986 308 speer 150 RN LC66 brass, charge IMR 4064 GR 43 CCI 200 primer. velocity 2461.

Not very fast, but has colleted many hogs and deer. I sill use this.

Top
#3141468 - 01/27/13 04:40 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: cdw338]
Jcalder
6 Point


Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 945
Loc: Tennesse

Offline
Thanks for the input. Tried a load yesterday and wasn't pleased. Just gotta find the right combo and it'll be good to go.
Top
#3141487 - 01/27/13 05:06 PM Re: Imr 4064 in a 308 [Re: Jcalder]
7mminatree
6 Point


Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 502
Loc: Unicoi Tn.

Offline
Nosler #6 manual shows loads of IMR4064 with a 165 gr BT, starting charge @ 40.5 grns and max @ 44.5 grns

Edited by 7mminatree (01/27/13 05:08 PM)

Top
Page all of 2 12>


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104855
RUGER
86166
Deer Assassin
64740
BSK
60384
Crappie Luck
51368
spitndrum
Newest Members
TieCampBuckSlayer, ChuckNorris, Breesor1, Hunter111, THEdonkey0515
13083 Registered Users
Who's Online
13 registered (Planking, southernhunter, Travis G., BAMA BOW MERKER, JAY B, Tennessee Lead, 1 invisible) and 79 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13083 Members
42 Forums
88187 Topics
1033045 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.286 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.