30-06 208 amax OCW test

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I worked up some loads in my 30-06 using a new powder I've been trying.Did a OCW and shot round robin.

R&P brass
208 Amax
Hunter powder
CCI-250

55.5
56.0
56.5
57.0
57.5
58.0
58.5

Ramshot list 57.0 grs max load with 200gr. Mine seem to want more powder,since I had no pressure signs.

Notice that 57.5,58,and 58.5 share the same poi. I figure 58grs is ocw,which gives me 1% in either direction and will be same POI.with speed around 2692 avg.Not bad.

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Re: 30-06 208 amax OCW test

~56 and ~58 grains looks good , good velocity , what kind of rifle is it ?
 

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Re: 30-06 208 amax OCW test

That velocity is pretty good for 200 grain bullets and only 58gr powder, imo. Not too familiar with 30-06 handloads, tho
 

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Re: 30-06 208 amax OCW test

I think you've read those targets perfectly, I'd use the 58.0 too and play with OAL a bit if you wanted to bother. If those groups were shot at 200 though, I wouldn't blame you for just zeroing and shooting the hell out of it.
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Looks like the little Marlin does pretty good.

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Re: 30-06 208 amax OCW test

Well I'm right handed and left eye dominate. Feels comfortable shooting left handed, but I do practice shooting right handed as well. Kind of goofy huh... But I think it helps when certain situations come up and can shoot either way.

So I plan on during another test using H4350 powder with 208's. I bought hunter powder awhile back and now its hard to find around here, go figure.
 

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Re: 30-06 208 amax OCW test

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dieselten</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Please post your data from the h4350

Thanks </div></div>

Well I shot the H4350 with 208's and wasn't to impressed. The speed was slow, but it was getting dark and could have affected the Chrony. I was getting 2550-2620.

208 amax
win brass
Wolf LR
H4350

52.0
52.5
53.0
53.5
54.0
54.5 got pressure signs and flat primers.

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