quickload help? 35 whelen

Discussion in 'Reloading Forum (All Calibers)' started by fordwrench, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. fordwrench

    fordwrench

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    looking for a little help on picking a speedy powder for a rem 700 classic in 35 whelen. factory 22' tube 1in 16 in twist. would like to maximize speed with 225 gr bullets. i have 225 sierra bt and 225 nosler partition. would be open to the 225 barnes tsx or 225 accubond if needed to reach near 2750fps. i'm using rem brass and fed 210 primers. 58k psi at nominal oal would be helpful. thanks in advance..
     
  2. dmickey

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    Did you ever think of looking in a reloading manual instead of using other people's Quickload? :mad:
     
  3. Forum Boss

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    I'm not so enthused about people asking third parties for QuickLoad results at all.

    However, if someone insists on doing this, please at least, first read my review on Quickload. There are some KEY variables that need to be entered in the program. Otherwise you won't get meaningful (or safe) results.

    READ THIS! : http://www.accurateshooter.com/gear-reviews/test-quickload-review/

    1. You need to have an accurate measurement (in grains H20) of actual case capacity. This is a MUST.

    2. You need to provide accurate Cartridge OAL measurement with the bullet seated.

    3. You need to indicate whether the bullet is seated to engage in the rifling or whether is it "jumped" away from the rifling.

    Without accurate statements of these variables, the QL results could be off by many thousands of PSI.
     
  4. fordwrench

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    Mickey, thanks for the obvious answer. I have several manuals and they are useful but only are a fraction of what is out there. 8) also i did not list oal because i asked for a nominal for the bullet value. For the sierra 225 it is 3.260 and for the nosler partition it is 3.340 Both of which are jumped. The water cap in grains is 70.2 at a case length of 2.492 in. I have loaded for this round for 15 yrs and have used aa 2015 , h335, and recently rl 15 . I am not a newbie to reloading and send have sent many thousands of rounds down range without ever blowing a primer. Just looking to compare powders here to start load work with my best option for bullet weight. Again, thanks to those willing to help.
     
  5. rcerro

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    Try IMR 8208 XBR. Load info available online at Hodgdon reloading data center. data.hodgdon.com/
     

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