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    Question .222 load

    anyone have a bechmark load please for 40gn v-max in .222 please.

    I have asked a few people and looked on the web but cant find one.

    Im using A-max 52 gn at moment but have 200 V-max 40gn

    with the A-max i use:-

    PPU Brass
    CCi 400 small rifle primers
    21.5 Gn of benchmark
    52gn A-max

    Tight as you like at 100 meters.

    thanks gents for any input.

    All the best


    Phil.

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    23.5-25 grns on Hogdons website for 40grn bullets
    Last edited by sikadog; 03-07-2011 at 15:51.
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    thanks for that. i dont think i was far off for starter load as i loaded 22.5 today, just need to put them into some paper now.

    thanks again

    Phil.

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    I'm using 22.1 grains of Viht N130 with 40 grain V-max or Blitzkings the loads shoot .3 to .5 inch consistanly at 100 yds and is .3 of a grain under Vihts stated max load.

    Hope this helps

    Rick

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    To be honest, its benchmark powder load i was looking for as its what i have left form the A-max. i didnt really want to change as funds will not allow it at the moment.

    thanks for the help

    Phil.

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