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#3280532 - 07/02/13 10:39 AM IMR 7828
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Anyone using any loads from it? 7mminatree told me he had an awesome load for his .243 using 44gr and a 100gr pill. This powder isn't even listed in my books for the .243 even. Just wondering if anyone else had come across a good load with it.
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#3280695 - 07/02/13 01:32 PM Re: IMR 7828 [Re: MUP]
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I use it in my 257 Weatherby. I use the loads from the IMR website. It's the only powder I've used in that cartridge in fact. When I got 3,590 fps out of the 100 grain bullets and 3,290 with the 120's, and have a 1/2" group size load with each, I couldn't see the point in continuing to experiment.

But for the 243, I wouldn't think IMR 7828 would be such a good powder. It's very slow burn rate makes it more suitable for the cartridges that used to be called overbore - i.e. the ridiculous sized magnums. \:\)

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#3280700 - 07/02/13 01:37 PM Re: IMR 7828 [Re: Hunter 257W]
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Regarding my above post, I just went to the IMR website and they do have some 7828 loads for the heavier bullets in a 243. They don't give the best velocities but they are not bad either.

http://data.hodgdon.com/cartridge_load.asp

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#3280945 - 07/02/13 07:27 PM Re: IMR 7828 [Re: Hunter 257W]
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Okay, before I tried a boatload of RL19 in my 243, I was exclusively a 100 grain partition over Nosler Book max IMR7828
and the FPS of 3100+ i always thought was truly superior.

And BTW, it was dead-on the most accurate 100 grain partition load I ever shot.


this link may work
http://static.squarespace.com/static/516...Version-7-0.pdf

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#3281243 - 07/03/13 06:47 AM Re: IMR 7828 [Re: DaveB]
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Thanks for the info guys. ;\)
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