How big is a 270 Winchester pet load?

How big is a 270 Winchester pet load?

This load goes with the 270 Win like apple pie and icecream. Hodgon lists a load of 64.0grns of H1000. I’m curious about that. A 130 grain Sierra Pro-Hunter with 56.5 grains of RL-22, Remington case and a Remington 9-1/2 Large Rifle Primer = sub MOA groups at 100/200/300 yards in a 1982 factory Winchester Model 70 XTR.

What kind of shot does a 270 Winchester make?

The flat trajectory of the.270 made 300- and 400- yard shots possible with iron sights, which dominated hunting until after the war, and the 130-grain bullet worked great on deer and wild sheep. Bullets for the.270 Winchester vary from light, tough models for very high velocities to heavy, high-BC versions for less wind drift at longer ranges.

What’s the maximum grain size for a Winchester handloader?

Hodgdon, which now supplies IMR powders, lists a maximum on its website of 47.5 grains of 4064 with a 130-grain bullet. Most manuals ignore good old 4064 completely, while even such “intrepid” manuals (Dean Grennell’s phrase) as Lyman Reloading Handbook, 45th Edition (1970) stop at 49.0 grains.

When was the 270 Winchester made by Al Biesen?

In his article in 1966, Ken Waters concentrated on O’Connor’s H-4831 data and gave only passing mention to the old IMR-4064 One of the test rifles was a .270 Winchester built by Al Biesen on an FN Deluxe Mauser action scoped with a Swarovski Z3 3-9x 36mm.

Which is the best 270 Winchester for deer?

110g tipped triple shocks are fantastic killers at any angle on the largest deer. Over the deer that I have shot with the 110g Sierra and the 130g Sierra, the 110 kills faster…no decision here. IMR 4350 has always been the most accurate in all the 270’s i have owned and own..lit by a rem 9 1/2.

What kind of ammo do you use to reload a 270 Winchester?

#2400, Reloader 7, 11, 12, 15, 19, and 22 are products of Alliant (formerly Hercules) Powders. H380, H450 and H4895 are products of Hodgdon Powders. IMR 3031 and IMR 4895 are products of IMR (formerly DuPont) Powder Company.

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