I suggest you consider the 316299. Using bullets from Sierra SPT , Sierra HPBT MatchKing, Sierra SPT. This is obviously based on military specs. After you fire a round in a 303 chamber the shoulder usually will be forward of where it is on a factory round. It's this internal space that must be considered when reloading for the cartridge. KFWI enjoy all things outdoors and gun related. So, you chamber the cartridge and lock it into place by fully closing the bolt. original size. If you've got a No 4 rifle, check the bolt head. Dam I was given a Varget load and now I can not fined it. The Lee Challenger Press. I would back off two or three grains for the plated 0.312 bullets and see where you are. These round are intended to just be cheap plinkers, nothing more, but it would still be interesting to know what sort of hunting niche these would be good for. My old Sierra manual shows a accuracy load for the 174 MK of 40.7 of IMR 4064. I also made up this little test sheet for sighting in my rifles and testing new rounds. Pulled bullets from either the big or small Russian round should work well with The Load though. border-color: #000000;

I don't hunt deer, but heavier (200 grains) would be the direction I would choose if I went lead vs jacketed. Have some rounds loaded this way but here is my real question. When the bolt-action rifle became the standard for military shoulder arms in the late 19th century, the British Empire and the United States replaced their .45-caliber single-shot rifles with medium-bore repeating rifles. Most people notice that the shoulder moves forward Welcome to the forum and good luck with your loads. Very nice reduced power loads over 11-13 gr of Unique, Herco, and Universal. Most of my groups had issues (and I should have known better) but some were very competitive. No but the only reason is that I have not had the need to load any in the last several years. As Ed says “The Load is no popgun". The CBA is a international organization of shooters who enjoy casting and shooting lead alloy bullets for competition, hunting, experimenting, and casual shooting. This is the brass after another 24hr soak in the ultra sonic cleaner.

Gp. My 2 groove barrel is .317 in the groove. head and installing another with the next highest number. Why Choose Us? Every little bit helps. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. Cartridges; Factory Ammo; Guides . I have even loaded 32 ACP bullets in 303s and they shot well for what I wanted them to do. The solution is simple - neck resize! Now when it comes to casings I use what ever I can get my hands on, usually I will buy a box or two when they come on sale to replenish and that have cracked of split while reloading.

Naturally, there is no "field" gage for CIP proof norms. Al has a lot of oversized .31 moulds. About; Disclaimer; Contact; Log in / Sign up.303 British - Manufacturer Loading Data. I use so much Varget, by the 8 lb jug, that I'd like to load with that. I clean all my brass once in the sonic cleaner before sizing just to make sure there is no dirt that can scratch the dies. Most gunsmiths use the tighter SAAMI gauges when accessing headspace. The 125 grain bullets for a 7.62x39 round are the same size as 303 bullets and are much cheaper. The max allowable headspace (in the case of the CIP, this My first time reloading for the 303 British round. It was very weathered but was not crushed so it was a perfect candidate for this little write up. The Association's central purpose is to help shooters enjoy casting bullets, You must enable JavaScript to be able to use this site in full, Welcome to The Cast Bullet Association Forum, TC Contenders & Other Single Shot Handguns. This is where many people start causing the trouble of cracks and separations. Reloading the .303 British. Reloaders that are new to the 303 British cartridge have to understand that their chambers are probably a little long - NOT larger in diameter. is the air space between the max ctg R and the breech face) is 0.15 mm.

rim thickness R is 1.63 mm; min barrel relief R is also 1.63 mm. It's this complete cycle that Well, they don't lead and they're a great platform to learn how to overcome adversity. Quite possibly one of the most produced bullets in the world, being used in the Soviet cartridges like the 7.62x54R, which is chambered in military rifles such as the Mosin-Nagant and Dragunov and the 7.62x39 for the SKS and perhaps the most prolific automatic rifle in the world, the AK-47. What I was looking for was, “I've tried exactly what you're talking about, and they work great! which, like a snowflake, is one of a kind, and run it through their full length die...crushing it back to its approximate, I shot at the Military Nationals this year and had a great time. NEW Sierra manual shows a max load of 38 something for the 174. If you must use a lighter bullet, the 100gn Speer 30-calibre Plinker bullet can be driven at over 2900fps ahead of 48gn of AR2208. .303 British (using Sierra bullets) reloading data with 187 loads. After several moulds, neck turning and powder coating I have bullets that fit my Nagant and Brit only to find that the worn out old rifles are just minute of five gallon bucket anyway. Also, thank you for your promt reply, Mr. Harris. They take this marvelously formed case, I have several 8 pound jugs of Varget on hand. I shoot a few commercial rounds, some reloads, and some POF Cordite loaded ammunition in the video.

There is one more standard for the .303 and that is the CIP norm. All of these loads proved safe in my rifle, but I could never achieve very good accuracy with the 100gn Plinker. Handloaders of the .303 British (left) can use lightweight bullets designed for the 7.62x39mm (right) for reduced-recoil plinking or varminting. Bullet Abbreviations User Loading Data.

} Our 5435 members have posted 76217 times in 4898 discussions. The Lee Enfields are notorious for needing fat lead.

The ammunition types and headstamps is a … It's made by Savage, and has a two-groove barrel. When the bolt-action rifle became the standard for military shoulder arms in the late 19th century, the British Empire and the United States replaced their .45-caliber single-shot rifles with medium-bore repeating rifles. I use them all the time. If they scatter maybe less powder.

Have a question? NECK RESIZING Now living here in Canada getting reloading components is hit and miss, once you find a load that works right for you you can never find the powder/bullets again. They do spring back slightly, but what you have, in effect, I … Look for your answers in our Forum and in our bi-monthly publication the Fouling Shot. Hello, everybody! Seat the plated bullets out, don't push them too fast and have your sights set on 400-500 and you should be paper plate or better at 50 yards. My all time favorite was 180 Gr Speer bullets with 40.4 Gr of Alliant Reloader 15, however I haven't been able to find 180 Gr bullets made by anyone and in the past 4 years I haven't been able to locate any Reloader 15. Reloading Show all Reloading A Reloader's Comprehensive Glossary Calibers Show all Calibers The excellent 308 Norma Magnum 9,3 mm – A love affair Bullets Show all Bullets The basics of expanding bullets -->. border: 1px solid; Welcome!

Some people use the standard 30 caliber bullets ( .308" dia) and it … When you fire the cartridge, the sides, Once dry and reloaded I run the reloaded cases through the tumbler to remove any burrs and to polish up the brass a little more. Reloading the 303 British: Chambers and Headspace, . border: 1px solid; Welcome!

Some people use the standard 30 caliber bullets ( .308" dia) and it … When you fire the cartridge, the sides, Once dry and reloaded I run the reloaded cases through the tumbler to remove any burrs and to polish up the brass a little more. Reloading the 303 British: Chambers and Headspace,

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are not interchangeable like the No 4s. ... once you find a load that works right for you you can never find the powder/bullets again. I would like Mr. Harris to give me his opinion on this load, and perhaps expound upon if he so chooses. If your neck tension is not too great (you found a way to size just enough, think the three bears...) seat out so the drive bands engage the rifling. Anyway, my question is this: I am thinking of trying a load for my .303 British Lee Enfield No4 Mk1 rifle.

The 303 British Load Data for Peregrine Bullets is made available to enhance accuracy and consistency for the rifle connoisseur. I pounded a piece of buckshot into the chamber end of the barrel, and near as I can tell, the throat diameter is .315". My Loading Data; All User Loading Data; Components . OK I've FINALLY gotten set up to reload for my .303 British and am looking for some follow on info. Next stop the range. If you've got a No 1 rifle, the fix isn't as easy. Most of my loads come from Richard Lee's Modern Reloading Manual, which I highly recommend for anyone just starting out. "serviceable" using military gauges, there is a distinct possibility that you will experience more case stretching. Scott: My experience with fat thirty's pretty much mirrors Dave's.

I suggest you consider the 316299. Using bullets from Sierra SPT , Sierra HPBT MatchKing, Sierra SPT. This is obviously based on military specs. After you fire a round in a 303 chamber the shoulder usually will be forward of where it is on a factory round. It's this internal space that must be considered when reloading for the cartridge. KFWI enjoy all things outdoors and gun related. So, you chamber the cartridge and lock it into place by fully closing the bolt. original size. If you've got a No 4 rifle, check the bolt head. Dam I was given a Varget load and now I can not fined it. The Lee Challenger Press. I would back off two or three grains for the plated 0.312 bullets and see where you are. These round are intended to just be cheap plinkers, nothing more, but it would still be interesting to know what sort of hunting niche these would be good for. My old Sierra manual shows a accuracy load for the 174 MK of 40.7 of IMR 4064. I also made up this little test sheet for sighting in my rifles and testing new rounds. Pulled bullets from either the big or small Russian round should work well with The Load though. border-color: #000000;

I don't hunt deer, but heavier (200 grains) would be the direction I would choose if I went lead vs jacketed. Have some rounds loaded this way but here is my real question. When the bolt-action rifle became the standard for military shoulder arms in the late 19th century, the British Empire and the United States replaced their .45-caliber single-shot rifles with medium-bore repeating rifles. Most people notice that the shoulder moves forward Welcome to the forum and good luck with your loads. Very nice reduced power loads over 11-13 gr of Unique, Herco, and Universal. Most of my groups had issues (and I should have known better) but some were very competitive. No but the only reason is that I have not had the need to load any in the last several years. As Ed says “The Load is no popgun". The CBA is a international organization of shooters who enjoy casting and shooting lead alloy bullets for competition, hunting, experimenting, and casual shooting. This is the brass after another 24hr soak in the ultra sonic cleaner.

Gp. My 2 groove barrel is .317 in the groove. head and installing another with the next highest number. Why Choose Us? Every little bit helps. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. Cartridges; Factory Ammo; Guides . I have even loaded 32 ACP bullets in 303s and they shot well for what I wanted them to do. The solution is simple - neck resize! Now when it comes to casings I use what ever I can get my hands on, usually I will buy a box or two when they come on sale to replenish and that have cracked of split while reloading.

Naturally, there is no "field" gage for CIP proof norms. Al has a lot of oversized .31 moulds. About; Disclaimer; Contact; Log in / Sign up.303 British - Manufacturer Loading Data. I use so much Varget, by the 8 lb jug, that I'd like to load with that. I clean all my brass once in the sonic cleaner before sizing just to make sure there is no dirt that can scratch the dies. Most gunsmiths use the tighter SAAMI gauges when accessing headspace. The 125 grain bullets for a 7.62x39 round are the same size as 303 bullets and are much cheaper. The max allowable headspace (in the case of the CIP, this My first time reloading for the 303 British round. It was very weathered but was not crushed so it was a perfect candidate for this little write up. The Association's central purpose is to help shooters enjoy casting bullets, You must enable JavaScript to be able to use this site in full, Welcome to The Cast Bullet Association Forum, TC Contenders & Other Single Shot Handguns. This is where many people start causing the trouble of cracks and separations. Reloading the .303 British. Reloaders that are new to the 303 British cartridge have to understand that their chambers are probably a little long - NOT larger in diameter. is the air space between the max ctg R and the breech face) is 0.15 mm.

rim thickness R is 1.63 mm; min barrel relief R is also 1.63 mm. It's this complete cycle that Well, they don't lead and they're a great platform to learn how to overcome adversity. Quite possibly one of the most produced bullets in the world, being used in the Soviet cartridges like the 7.62x54R, which is chambered in military rifles such as the Mosin-Nagant and Dragunov and the 7.62x39 for the SKS and perhaps the most prolific automatic rifle in the world, the AK-47. What I was looking for was, “I've tried exactly what you're talking about, and they work great! which, like a snowflake, is one of a kind, and run it through their full length die...crushing it back to its approximate, I shot at the Military Nationals this year and had a great time. NEW Sierra manual shows a max load of 38 something for the 174. If you must use a lighter bullet, the 100gn Speer 30-calibre Plinker bullet can be driven at over 2900fps ahead of 48gn of AR2208. .303 British (using Sierra bullets) reloading data with 187 loads. After several moulds, neck turning and powder coating I have bullets that fit my Nagant and Brit only to find that the worn out old rifles are just minute of five gallon bucket anyway. Also, thank you for your promt reply, Mr. Harris. They take this marvelously formed case, I have several 8 pound jugs of Varget on hand. I shoot a few commercial rounds, some reloads, and some POF Cordite loaded ammunition in the video.

There is one more standard for the .303 and that is the CIP norm. All of these loads proved safe in my rifle, but I could never achieve very good accuracy with the 100gn Plinker. Handloaders of the .303 British (left) can use lightweight bullets designed for the 7.62x39mm (right) for reduced-recoil plinking or varminting. Bullet Abbreviations User Loading Data.

} Our 5435 members have posted 76217 times in 4898 discussions. The Lee Enfields are notorious for needing fat lead.

The ammunition types and headstamps is a … It's made by Savage, and has a two-groove barrel. When the bolt-action rifle became the standard for military shoulder arms in the late 19th century, the British Empire and the United States replaced their .45-caliber single-shot rifles with medium-bore repeating rifles. I use them all the time. If they scatter maybe less powder.

Have a question? NECK RESIZING Now living here in Canada getting reloading components is hit and miss, once you find a load that works right for you you can never find the powder/bullets again. They do spring back slightly, but what you have, in effect, I … Look for your answers in our Forum and in our bi-monthly publication the Fouling Shot. Hello, everybody! Seat the plated bullets out, don't push them too fast and have your sights set on 400-500 and you should be paper plate or better at 50 yards. My all time favorite was 180 Gr Speer bullets with 40.4 Gr of Alliant Reloader 15, however I haven't been able to find 180 Gr bullets made by anyone and in the past 4 years I haven't been able to locate any Reloader 15. Reloading Show all Reloading A Reloader's Comprehensive Glossary Calibers Show all Calibers The excellent 308 Norma Magnum 9,3 mm – A love affair Bullets Show all Bullets The basics of expanding bullets -->. border: 1px solid; Welcome!

Some people use the standard 30 caliber bullets ( .308" dia) and it … When you fire the cartridge, the sides, Once dry and reloaded I run the reloaded cases through the tumbler to remove any burrs and to polish up the brass a little more. Reloading the 303 British: Chambers and Headspace,

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