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remington 5r milspec 308 loads

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by xm193, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. xm193

    xm193 seatac Active Member

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    interested in loadings with 3031 powder 150 gr smk to 175 smk . thats the powder i have . 24 barrel 5r rifling
     
  2. geometro

    geometro PDX Active Member

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    Hogdon's data for a 175 SMK using IMR 3031:

    COL: 2.800"

    Starting load: 38.0 grs @ 2427 fps & 42,000 PSI
    Maximum load: 41.3 grs @ 2653 fps & 59,100 PSI

    ...with the usual start low and work up to find the node your rifle likes.

    Nice rifle btw.
     
  3. xm193

    xm193 seatac Active Member

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    thanks geo went with 39.5 of imr 3031 over the 175 smk 2.800 col should be somewhere in mid 2500 fps