Just went out with my first group of loads with my latest buy, a Cooper Model 52 280 AI. I don't have the gun complete yet but all it needs is a stock, so I thought I would get a jump on load data. Messages: 833 Likes Received: 440. Reactions: hdxr750. 280 AI load data. I’d start there. Oh man are you going to love that rifle. Members Profile. Mine actually shoots it's best groups while fireforming Remington 7mm Express brass but I've owned this gun longer than the .280IMP has been a factory offering so I had to fireform for a decade or so. I'm in the process of building a 280AI on a Savage 110 action. Was running in the 2940 range with the 180 vld. Just got my 280 AI put together after "thinking about it" for 10 years. It's a Browning x-bolt with a 22" … Given the availability of brass for reloading and factory ammo, I wish I had skipped the WSM craze and just gotten the 300 … I've emailed Alliant. endobj Create New Topic. In my new .280 AI I am using IMR7828SSC with 140 gr. But I also am looking at some TTSX data a well (140 grain). Use the Acubond loads as a starting point for the AMAX and the ELD-X. Joined Sep 25, 2014 Messages 14. I has also been my experience that factory 280 shoots extremely well in my AI'd version. Lonnie . Broz said: Mine is an old Ruger 77 that started life as a 7x57 then was rechambered by a 'smith in East Texas to the .280. Is the vv n-165 powder temperature sencitive? Looking forward to dialing it in. Thread starter ramrod79; Start date Jan 29, 2014; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Mar 14, 2017 #4 I have only tried one powder in my 280 AI, not sure its the best but no complaints to date. Our .280 AIs have an ultrahard head, and a thicker web which allows them to tolerate high pressure. I again chose H4381SC from recommendations by others. .280 Remington Ackley Improved / .280 Ackley Improved (Hodgdon Data) reloading data with 112 loads. .280 Remington Loads. Next Last. bullets I use 55.5 grs. Partitions but am going to try it with the Accubonds also. To fully-realize the versatility of this cartridge, you’ll either need to handload or be willing to purchase custom loaded ammunition. Gold $$ Contributor. %PDF-1.6 280 Ackley, 168 berger vld. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Apr 23, 2018 #1. slas Sharpshooter. 280 AI Load Data. Nov 1, 2019 #2 Jud96 Well-Known Member. 280 AI Load Data. Eventually I settled on two powders and loads: For 140 gr. I had ordered a set of dies, some ammunition, and component bullets to prepare a report on handloading the .300 PRC cartridge for the 2020 edition of the Hodgdon … Apr 20, 2016 #1 Greetings I have a Nosler M48 and I am looking for a some load data. Apr 29, 2018 #11. Bugs. Mar 10, 2011 34 2 Midway, Utah. 280 AI load data. Go. All Reloader Gear. 280 AI Loads. It works well for 150 and 160, but I believe that the IMR powders word a little better. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. This holds the case against the bolt face and eliminates case stretching in the web area, a cause of case head separation. 1; 2; Next. I had a 280 AI for years when I was younger. This cartridge is the king of non-magnum 6.5’s. I just got my 30-06 re-barreled to 280 AI and have been doing some research on loads. Using bullets from Nosler BT, Sierra HPBT, Barnes TSX, Swift Scir, Nosler AB, Hornady BTSP, Swift SP. Then there were the name changes that caused an identity crisis of epic proportions. %���� << I've found load data from Nosler, but nobody else. Joined Nov 6, 2012 Messages 892 Location Arizona. Thread starter Navaluk; Start date Sep 26, 2014; Sep 26, 2014 #1 N. Navaluk Junior Member. Dec 14, 2016 #3 H4831 is what I used with 140 gr. Apr 29, 2018 #11. /Length 756 The 150-grain Barnes TTSX bullet loaded over 59 grains of Alliant Reloder 19 exits the muzzle at 3,061 fps. Thread starter Butte Sink; Start date Sep 1, 2019; 1; 2; Next. 280 Ackley 162 gr ELD-X ® Precision Hunter ® Item #85586 | 20/Box . Tried some … I just got a box of 162gr ELD-X bullets and want to load them in my 280 Ackley. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Using H4831SC and 160g Accubond right at 2900fps. Powders include Hodgdon Great care has been given by Hornady engineers to develop superior, match­-accurate hunting loads that allow the ELD­-X ® bullet to achieve its maximum ballistic potential. alleycat. The WSM just doesn't really make sense. My initial loads will be with the 150, 168 and 175 grain SMK seated to 3.325" for starters until I can alter one of the Nosler cases to fit my Stony Point OAL guage. Hornady 280 Ackley Improved Rifle Reloading Brass - At Hornady brass is the foundation for what could be the most memorable shot of your lifetime. I have been using H4831sc with very good accuracy but no great speeds. Then, in 2019, Hornady introduced a 162-grain ELD-X bullet loaded in the.280 AI, adding it to the excellent Precision Hunter line of ammunition. You'll be totally fine firing the 280 Loads in your AI. Jan 29, 2014 #1 ramrod79 Well-Known Member . P. provoflyfisher New Member. Nov 28, 2017 #6 7mm RSAUM has almost identical case capacity as the .280 AI, … I would think … 280 AI loads: Post Reply : Author: Message Topic Search Topic Options. Recommended Posts. Although Nosler has the data for their bullets, they made the … Loads for 168 gr berger out of 280 ai. Joined Aug 25, 2013 Messages 61. The .280 had a hard start, being introduced so long after the .270 hit the shelves, and it did not have a mouthpiece like Jack O’Connor trumpeting its virtues in the outdoor magazines. Any help will be greatly appreciated! Mentored through late summer and early fall by friend, writer, and .280 AI aficionado Chub Eastman (who has, last I heard, 18 one-shot kills to the credit of his .280 AI), I developed a fantastic handload for the Nesika. Ballistic Tip and finally the best of them all has been the Hornady 162 AMax and yes the AMax is a killing machine. FOGGER FOGGER Advanced Member; Members; 240 posts; Gender: Male; Report post; Posted December 9, 2017. Has anyone tried RL 22 in their 280 AI loads? Nosler Trophy Grade 280 Ackley Improved Review. *Most Accurate Load C Compressed Load 1. Very interesting. "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." 1 of 3 Go to page. I resized the 280 AI brass, bumped shoulder back .002" I decided, for no particular reason to try the Sierra 175 SMK. … Right now I have 168 gr Berger VLDs and Barnes LRX bullets. Load Data . Originally Posted by taz4570. Thanks. I've emailed Alliant. In 1979 Remington - in … Report Post Thanks(0) Quote Reply Topic: 280 AI loads … I have 162 and 175 ELD-X projos to load, leaning towards the 175s. Handloaders can make the … They measure for consistently tight wall concentricity … 280 Ackley Improved Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) RL 15 49.5 3121 55.0 3429 IMR 4007ssc 53.3 3166 59.3 3483 Power Pro Used a Lilja barrel 1/9 twist for my 280AI and with 160gr Accubond jump is.030". RL 23 is virtually impossible to find. thomas . Looking to load for my Kimber Montana 280 AI. Peterson continued, “The.280 Ack Imp casings made by Peterson are designed for reloading. Thanks, that will keep me busy for a while. .280 vs .30-06. Mentored through late summer and early fall by friend, writer, and .280 AI aficionado Chub Eastman (who has, last I heard, 18 one-shot kills to the credit of his .280 AI), I developed a fantastic handload for the Nesika. Anyone have any good starting points for this? I'm planning on using H4831sc (The temperature insensitivity of the Hodgdon Extreme Powders appeals to me) pushing a 150 grain e-tip as I believe nosler shows that this was the most accurate powder tested for this combo but it looks like their load data for the 280 AI is currently … Left to Right: 6.5×284, 6.5×280 AI, 280 AI. of IMR-4350. Here are a couple of my favorite 280 Ackley Improved loads - CASE: W-W 280 Remington fireformed to 280 Ackley Improved / match prepped … Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk . Select a light load of a relatively fast powder (IMR4895 is great) from the standard.280 Remington data. x�]��j� ��>�w����)ʖB��i��$cy���l��o��;��?��D����#L�ꀫۂBq6���Q���[-�3N�a_#.��k[�\c���݈G�߂�`����p>l����6B]'��E�W� �,;���&�'��e|�Ad�.�(�q�Ra�vF�Vd��dC����j�Է�mjʭ*z�Ea��)�$>>'��t����GO�t�3դ��} ��@����!R���}��y U:�H�{ Ammoguide Interactive is a super neat site with a lot of tools and features. I'm currently having a 280AI built and have for many years hunted with a 300wm. I began back then by trying all sorts of different powders with bullets from 140-160 grs. I would really like to work up a load with Varget and the Bergers. Powders include IMR It doesn’t hurt that premium big-game rifles, like Kimber’s Mountain Ascent, are chambered in the mighty .280 AI and have gained a cult-like following among serious mountain hunters. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. 63.3 grns is what i run(do back off and work up). Extra time and care is taken in the creation of our cases, producing smaller lots that meet strict quality standards. The .280 is ballistically similar to the European 7x64 Brenneke and dimensionally close to the wildcat 7mm-06. I am looking for this weight only. 280 AI LOADS. Unfortunately 162 Hornady ELD-X factory loads were disappointing. I won't be back until later tonite, but I will check the red book and let you know what history I have. DocDoc. Nosler has load data for their 168gr bullets. Optics GrassHopper Joined: March/09/2009 Status: Offline Points: 10 Post Options. It also results in you getting more reloads per case.” “Speaking to the 280 AI chamber design, the concept was that you could ream out the chamber of your .280 Rem rifle to the Ackley dimensions, which sharpened the … I was getting that with H1000 , but was hard on brass. Joined Sep 23, 2018 Messages 33 Reaction score 15 Points 8. Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; Youtube; Sign in to follow this . While 100-, 110-, 115- and even 120-grain bullets can be pushed to obscene speeds for varmints, the .280 is really a big-game round and is at its best with 140- to 175-grain bullets. Their cases offer reloaders excellent uniformity in wall thickness, weight and internal capacity. I have only shot 140 and 150 grain … nsaqam. /Filter /FlateDecode I've found load data from Nosler, but nobody else. Select a light load of a relatively fast powder (IMR4895 is great) from the standard .280 Remington data. The 280 ai is going to be a great deer, pig, goat and sheep rig as long as I stay inside of 750 yards. Coupled with this was the introduction of the 7mm Remington Magnum by the parent company in 1962 and the attempt in … I am looking for good hunting loads and some long distance paper punching loads, I haven't decided the … Oct 21, 2020 #2 I've always used a modest load of RE22 in both standard .280's and also .280 AI with good success (most any 120-140 grain bullet). mv of 3200+ from a 24 3/4" tube. Great care has been given by Hornady engineers to develop superior, match­-accurate hunting loads that allow the ELD­-X ® bullet to achieve its maximum ballistic potential.. Propellants used in the Precision Hunter … Re: 280AI Load Data [Re: taz4570] #6137044 02/05/12: Joined: May 2008. Pushing the 160 Accubonds. kneault65 Member. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by kneault65, Jun 16, 2011. Joined Nov 24, 2012 Messages 694 Location Alberta Canada. Federal Premium 168-grain Berger Hybrid Hunter … Apr 8, 2016 17 0 0 Corona. Thread starter harry.hacking@kiewit.com; Start date Sep 16, 2011; harry.hacking@kiewit.com. … Bought some Berger 168 VLD's and Nosler Accubond 160 grain to start with. Copyright © 2000-2020 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. I understand you can fire standard 280 loads in the AI chamber. Gold $$ Contributor . Any one here know of good sources? Whatever your hunting needs, there’s a factory load to get the job done. BP-B2 Re: 280AI Load Data [Re: taz4570] #6136743 02/05/12: �j/�ʆ�ؠ�7���v� 4�u|=��r����!�+ �u��Ԫ�4������y@~�t�)��Y�Z�ڊ4���Tռ�m��23�ף�,�w�k,���n� ��ڻ�w�p����-�s�a�s��e��B�^xU�ߦ��=��֬. x�}�[Ha�gҙ�܌\Wԭݯ��t��7��������A��:�;��E������Y(j�����df���������g�χf���z�s~�����}$ṏ I2 )=%/�x*�Z�6KN��J*��ej% )�{JG�j��vww�R0y>w��!�����d�,���ZQXLLx�K#����z�[#Q+r(��b��-�h*D� 2V� AIee�aA"g��JW��A�� ���r"bd����E�EV�a�rF�����g�MH�B�&�E9V�iA�� �S��"��dy���s��̡h�r�A>�-��A��!2�, _#ۨ�5J�4�a�j�Y{�44�I5��l��q5�`�b�.p��e��1���.�n��f�mU>P�����6�V��� OӀ�@5�޶�e�i�C�淀�co(8 Reactions: hdxr750. 280 Ackley, 168 berger vld. To set the stage for this cartridge description, you should know that it is but one of more than a dozen commercially loaded 7mm cartridges now on the market that fire .284-inch diameter (28-caliber) bullets. Nov 1, 2019 #3 L. L.Sherm Well-Known Member. It's been my experience that Hodgdon's 4831 is too slow for the 140 grain bullets in 280 AI. Nosler offers two Custom and two Trophy Grade loads for the .280 AI but that’s about the extent of factory-loaded options. Haven't ever heard of the standard loads shooting better in an Improved chamber. Thanks, that will keep me busy for a while. The .280 Remington is capable of developing energy nearly equal to the .30-06 Springfield, but with lighter bullets having a … H4831 SC seems to be the go to powder with the 280 AI. Dec 10, 2012 14 0 … I have loaded a lot of H4831SC & RL22 and like what … Likewise, Nosler has expanded the number of loads and bullet choices it offers in the Trophy Grade and Custom lines, giving hunters more reason than ever to utilize the cartridge. Apr 2, 2019 #25 W. Walkabout Member. You'll be totally fine firing the 280 Loads in your AI. Seat the bullet well into the rifling so that it makes good contact with the lands when the cartridge is … Apr 29, 2018 #11. Hermantown MN. 280 AI Loads Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by slas, Apr 23, 2018. /Length 253 Looks like H4831 SC is the ticket for the majority on various forums but it is nearly impossible to find. The accuracy may not be as good as it could be, but as long as the headspacing is good, it should work safely. There are also many more factory loads available for the .270 Winchester over the .280 Remington at a lower price point due to the .270's much greater popularity. Henry Ford If it's tourist season, why can't we shoot them? Have you ever fired 280 Rem loads in your AI? Powder Joined: May 2008. Kyle kills a nice 6x6 Bull at 325 yards. The 257 will always be my go-to gun. Load data help for 168 gr bullets in 280 AI. 280 AI is about the same powder capacity as the 7 Saum so around 62 grains of RL 26 should get the 195 doing 2850 to 2900 depending on barrel length and free bore. So I'm looking for a different powder proven to approach 3000 with this weight bullet in a 280 AI. When I get serious about killing stuff I use Nosler Partitions. Next Last. stream Winchester Brass Federal 210 Match Primer IMR7828SSC - 64.5 grs. About; Disclaimer; Contact; Log in / Sign up.280 Ackley Improved - Manufacturer Loading Data. August 31, 2011 Charles Coker 1 Comment. All of this accomplished with roughly four fifths the pressure of like-weight loads in the .270. Next Last. I'm about to start loading for my new .280. Reloading Questions; About. Bullet Type Primer. These days I use Nosler brass mostly and it still shoots well but nothing like the little bugholes that fireforming produces in my gun. Glad to hear that the 280 AI isn't picky about powders as I'm getting set-up to reload for the caliber for the first time. LRH Team Member. If so, we suggest the following procedure: Start with standard .280 Remington cases. Reason I’m asking is I did trade for some RL 22 but never have tried. Joined: Nov 23, 2010 Location: Oklahoma Rating 100%. Seat the bullet well into the rifling so that it makes good contact with the lands when the cartridge is chambered. Tried some Retumbo, some H4831sc and some IMR-4350. You will learn the difference between the Ackley 40 degree shoulder and long sloping shoulders. The .280 really comes into its own with the slower powders in a bolt action. Butte Sink. 1 of 2 Go to page. /Filter /FlateDecode I am running 60.2grs of H4831 or H4831SC and Sierra 160gr GK right at about 2850 from a 23" bbl. This is part one of two on the 280 AI. Perhaps JeffPPC will … The .280 Ackley gives you the wide availability of 7 mm component bullets, impressive … Joined Jun 25, 2009 Messages 23 Location new mexico. Thanks. If you study ballistic charts, that's almost precisely the velocity attributed … Find Members Posts. Campfire Kahuna. 280 Ackley 162 gr ELD-X ® Precision Hunter ® Item #85586 | 20/Box . Go. Retumbo 280 AI. I also loaded 5 differing charge weights among the 50 rounds, but I loaded 5 rounds with a 200 primer and the other 5 with a 250 magnum primer for each charge. I've been loading the .280 for about 20 years now. Sep 1, 2019 #1 Hello All, I'm looking for some info for the suggested starting and max powder load using Retumbo for my 280 Ackley Improved Bartlein 29 1/2" barrel with muzzle break Nosler Brass FED 215 GM Primers. Posts: 16,540. I need .280 rem Load Data. Not perfect match but i … During the nearly 50 years I’ve enjoyed handloading, I’ve experimented with several wildcats, including a few of Ackley’s, such as the .257 AI and the .280 AI. Campfire Kahuna. N. nmmuledeerhunter New Member. I shoot the 162 ELD Hornady match out of mine . All the rifles I used to test these loads are accurate, but I was still surprised to find that four of the five test loads averaged less than one m.o.a.—and keep in mind these were initial attempts, not carefully tuned accuracy loads. I … Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. Reloading Components; Tools and Maintenance; Garage Sale!!! Thread starter Miller1; Start date Sep 8, 2016; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Fellow RifleShooter contributor Joseph von Benedikt shoots and hand-loads for the .280 AI, and he points out the .280 AI case stretches less than .280 Rem. 280 AI is about the same powder capacity as the 7 Saum so around 62 grains of RL 26 should get the 195 doing 2850 to 2900 depending on barrel length and free bore. Hermantown MN. Of course work up to this load, but this is what I am using in my 280 AI which is a Winchester Model 70 Classic Sporter that I had customized and chambered for the 280AI. If you are a handloader though, the choice is a no-brainer. Ultimately it was the wide range of loads, bullet weights, reduced recoil and ballistic performance of the AI that intrigued me. Thread starter ben280; Start date Dec 27, 2013; Dec 27, 2013 #1 B. ben280 Newbie. nsaqam. 1; 2; 3; Next. The following data was developed in a Hall action rifle, with a Hart varmint … bullets . Messages: 1,697 Likes Received: 874. Just went out with my first group of loads with my latest buy, a Cooper Model 52 280 AI. All of this accomplished with roughly four fifths the pressure of like-weight loads in the .270. Add to Buddy List. Send Private Message. The cartridge still didn’t gain the popularity it deserved. The 280 Ackley is not finicky at all to load for. Apr 29, 2018 #11. Good day all I just recently purchased a Kimber Montana in a 280 AI, I had some slight mods done , trigger, … Joined: Jun 15, 2011 Messages: 7 Location: Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. Don't worry about 160 vs. 162 etc. Joined Dec 31, 2012 Messages 3 Location Fairbanks, AK. Accubond or Partition Thread starter nmsheephunter; Start date Jun 29, 2009; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . If I use Nosler brass then I definitely get do-nuts but only develop them on a few cases if I use regular Nosler 280 remington brass. Joined: Nov 23, 2010 Location: Oklahoma Rating 100%. TECHNICAL INFORMATION: While Nosler offers pre-formed 280 Ackley brass, you may want to form your own. Apr 23, 2018 #1. What make, model did you get? Thread starter Phil_700; Start date Oct 21, 2020; Phil_700. Kyle kills a nice 6x6 Bull at 325 yards. >> >> Primary use will be elk hunting followed by long range plinking. I do have some IMR7828 that I have not tried yet, Vit N165 also looks like a powder to try. My latest foray into experimenting with a wildcat round came about accidentally. Translate Topic. I've got 160 grain AB, Berger 168 grain VLD's, Varget, R 17, WLR, CCI 250 primers to work with. Factory data has it exiting the muzzle at 2,850 fps, just 90 fps slower than the same bullet in Hornady’s 7mm Remington Magnum ammo. Post Reply. I faced the same questions you're asking and also considered a 300wsm and 7mm. I has also been my experience that factory 280 shoots extremely well in my AI'd version. In my rifle 56gr/R-17,160gr accubond,Fed 210M primer 3046fps is a good load. Tag Archives: 280 AI load data. Palmettostatearmory. I was getting that with H1000 , but was hard on brass. Been waiting on the new Leica scope to put on it. The .280 AI will never replace with .270 Win., but it’s a cartridge of equal or grater capability that deserves its place at the table as a legitimate factory round. Printable Version. Still haven't run across the 150gr GK to try out. Does anyone have load data for a 280 AI with a 168 Berger? I thought the keyhole issue might be a problem so I put a 1:8 twist barrel on mine and it shoots both the LRX and VLD very well but only 2700-2800 in a 26" barrel with max book loads and filled cases. Maximum Loads Should Be Used With Caution - Always Start With Minimum Loads. PR-6284 Sharpshooter. << By FOGGER, December 9, 2017 in Rifles, Reloading and Gunsmithing. Also you can use the 280 REM Barnes data as your starting point for the AI with the TTSX and the LRX. IMR 4831, H4831SC and RL22 have all worked very well for me. Hornady 280 Ackley Improved Rifle Reloading Brass - At Hornady brass is the foundation for what could be the most memorable shot of your lifetime. Joined Dec … Nosler 140 gr. Guns. 6.5×280 Ackley Improved. .280 Remington Ackley Improved / .280 Ackley Improved (Hodgdon Data - IMR Powder) … ALL 120 gr 130 gr 140 gr 150 gr 160 gr 162 gr 168 gr 175 gr. Thread starter Remington1; Start date Apr 20, 2016; Remington1 New Member. Should do better with the 26. The 280AI data below is from Noslers latest manual (#8). Using bullets from Nosler BT, Sierra HPBT, Swift Scirocco, Barnes TSX, Swift Scir, Nosler AB, Hornady BTSP, Swift SP. Glad to hear that the 280 AI isn't picky about powders as I'm getting set-up to reload for the caliber for the first time. Prev; 1; 2; Next; Page 1 of 2 . Joined Jun 30, 2013 Messages 2,647 Location Michigan. cases, which means longer case life. Been waiting on the new Leica scope to put on it. Should do better with the 26. I had it rebarreled and it's now a 300WSM. Joined: Oct 21, 2015 Location: OKC Rating 100%. I haven't tried the SC in this particular caliber,so I can't comment on that. The 280 Ackley Improved cartridge has been around for quite some time as a Wildcat. Joined Jul 26, 2017 Messages … IMR 7828 looks to be another viable powder choice and somewhat more available. Sep 26, 2014 #2 n2horns Senior Member. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. To complicate matters, the velocities and trajectories of the 125-, 150- and 165-grain bullets offered in .280 factory loads were strikingly similar to 130- and 150-grain bullets of the .270. Followers 0. The .280 had a hard start, being introduced so long after the .270 hit the shelves, and it did not have a mouthpiece like Jack O’Connor trumpeting its virtues in the outdoor magazines. Sep 16, 2011 #1 Can anyone give me some load data for the 280AI? To the OP, you have been given some really great info. Dec 14, 2016 #4 I have a friend of mine that shoots the .280A.I.at 1000 yards. You will learn the difference between the Ackley 40 degree shoulder and long sloping shoulders. Is anyone shooting 168 grain berger vld's out of a 280 ackley improved, and if so would you share the load data?gun) May 8, 2010 #2 … Thanks. ��[�����Qb��h�3��ޑ�����L���db���i�� Go. Barrel is 26" Krieger 1:8. Reactions: corsair4360 and L.Sherm. Quote thomas. ShootDots. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Post Reply. groups run in the .3s for 5. Messages: 1,697 Likes Received: 874. I decided to jump these .020 and will get closer to the lands as I go. 280 AI with Hornady 162ELD-X load data? /Subtype /Type1C Here are a couple of my favorite 280 Ackley Improved loads - While waiting for the barrel to get done, I've ordered my dies and Nosler AI brass (very nice stuff by the way). Here’s a look at the best factory loads currently available for the .280 Ackley Improved. Any load suggestions? 280 Ackley . All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! PR-6284 Sharpshooter. Sep 8, 2016 #1 M. Miller1 Well-Known Member. Was running in … Thanks. I am most interested in AMAX loads, 162 grain or ELD loads. Extra time and care is taken in the creation of our cases, producing smaller lots that meet strict quality standards. 280 AI Loads Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by slas, Apr 23, 2018. endstream stream Nosler led the charge by offering a number of factory .280 AI loads, and Hornady has included the cartridge—as well as .280 Rem.—in its popular Precision Hunter line. When you get done playing around, load up some 140 nab over a charge of vv n-165. I would … This is part one of two on the 280 AI. Any one here know of good sources? I started with the 140 Accubond but has since moved onto Nosler 150 gr. For accuracy my 280AI's like 61grs of R22 and the 150gr Nos.BT's for about 3050fps out of 24" barrels. .280 Remington Ackley Improved / .280 Ackley Improved (Hodgdon Data - IMR Powder) reloading data with 126 loads. Both Nosler and Hodgdon provide detailed loading data for the .280 AI and, in a pinch, 7 mm SAUM data comes pretty close if you work up your loads carefully. I took the R-17 data for the 280 with 160gr bullets max load was 51.5gr and I started there and worked up. Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. I would get the 257 Weatherby for deer and antelope and a simple 300 WSM for Elk +. 5 0 obj Aug 16, 2001 #3 D. danr55 Active member. I know he shoots the 183 SMK's and he uses H1000. Oct 21, 2020 #1 Anyone care to share their favorite .280 Remington load with Nosler Accubond 140 gr bullets? 280 AI Loads Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by slas, Apr 23, 2018. 1 of 2 Go to page. While factory loaded ammunition remains fairly limited, several manufacturers, including Hornady and Federal, have continued to add new .280 AI offerings. 7 0 obj Simply stated, the 280 AI is a 280 Remington blown out (most of the taper taken out of the sidewalls) and given a 40-degree shoulder to increase powder volume by about 4 to 5 percent. Posts: 16,540. The 150-grain Barnes TTSX bullet loaded over 59 grains of Alliant Reloder 19 exits the muzzle at 3,061 fps. �yx� �yX]7n�6��Օ}�� �6v6�Lŵ����=/��.fþ�(�ڎt��{�cL���R|��t�e���\Yf� �܆�dLi2��ZE��0�����:�?� Basically it has the same parent case (30/06) as the 270 Win, 25-06 Rem and of course, the 280 Rem. The exception is with the monolithic Barnes TS-X, Hornady GMX and Nosler's E-Tip. Jun 29, 2009 #1 N. nmsheephunter Member. : Male ; Report post ; Posted December 9, 2017 in Rifles, Reloading and Gunsmithing started life a! 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