155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

MitchInOR

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I've been shooting 175 smk's in my stock Savage. I would like to try the 155gr Scenars but thought I read that my barrel might be to fast to shoot them well. Is there any truth to this? Has anyone been running them through a 308 Savage?
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

Remember, when you talk about twist, its not just the weight of the bullet that plays a factor, its the length also. And the 155 Scenar is longer than the 175 SMK.

In other words, try it, it should be fine.
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

They work great in mine. 26" barrel, 12BVSS. 46.2g of Reloader 15, BR2 primer. Check out the loads in the Reloading Depot. Everyone seems to be getting good accuracy right around 2950 fps. I say try it. At the very least, if they don't work, you can sell the left over projectiles here.
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: FIREMEDIC27</div><div class="ubbcode-body">They work great in mine. 26" barrel, 12BVSS. 46.2g of Reloader 15, BR2 primer. Check out the loads in the Reloading Depot. Everyone seems to be getting good accuracy right around 2950 fps. I say try it. At the very least, if they don't work, you can sell the left over projectiles here. </div></div>

Thats my exact load, shoots in the .3's
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

I've been running them in Savage Model 12vlp with good results.....

Re-15, 47.0 grs, Win. brass, Fed 210m, O.A.L. 2.195(ogive), 0.005" jump

10-shot string: Avg. Velocity - 2992 ft/sec, ES - 20, SD - 7
Consistent 1/2 m.o.a. to 300yds (haven't tested beyond 300 yet)

* this is a MAX load in my rifle, you know the drill, proceed with caution
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

grafs has them in stock right now, and its free shipping!

(grafs should start paying me some commission, i recommend them too much!)
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

i just got mine in from grafs today. The only thing I didn't like about them was the 7 days it took it to get to me. Everyone else gets supplies to me in about 2 or 3 days.
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

They are pretty busy you know. From the time I place an order to the time its on my bench is about 5-7 business days.
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: MitchinOR</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Scenars inbound from PVI! Should get them next week.

The price charged was less than the listed price. No price gouging with them! </div></div>

They seem to be good people!!
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dar</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Would you say RL 15 over Varget for the 155s and Why? </div></div>

As far as velocity goes, I get more with Varget and 150/155s but RL-15 got me more with 175s.
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

Reloader 15 seems to be very consistant bottle to bottle. A little temp sensitive though
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

This is my load w/ no pressure signs @ 85 degrees.

155 Scenar
LC LR brass
46.6 Gr Varget
CCI BR-2
OAL 2.850 (almost max length for AICS mag)
24" 1-10 Bartlein barrel
2975 fps
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

That is going pretty fast. I loaded some Varget up the other day at 46.2grs. I haven't chrono the load yet but it wads them up at 600. My come ups was 11.5 at 600 with a 24" inch barrel. The other 308 with a 20" barrel was 13.25 on come ups.

I didnt know if I should try some Rl 15. Maybe get more speed with it or not.
 

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Re: 155 gr Lapua in 1-10 Barrel?

only issue I can think of you could have overstablizing a bullit would be the hi RPMS may make it sling itself apart.

308 would not have these problem as it cant get it fast enough to build the RPMS,I shoot 155's in a 10 twist works well jumping them as well..

18.5" barrel
155 scenar
lapua case
210m
2.270 OJIVE

2800 FPS