I have just had a look on the hidgdon site and there is no data listed for that. it will be becuase H4350 is a slow burning powder and .308 win likes faster burning powder. If you have a full tub i could swap it for a tub of n140.
n140 would be fine for your .308. but it is a little quick for the .243 7mm08 and 30-06 i use.
what speed are you getting with that? i have been using it with 100 gr hornadies but it is quite light in powder load, i haven't got the data to hand i think it is 37 gr of n140. however now i am using the 7mmo8 i am tempted to go to a 85 or 90 grain spitzer in the 243 which might be better this will also be a deer load, what do you think?
I don't know whether to consign the 243 to vermin shooting now, the 7mm and 30-06 have about it all covered deer wise. if so then i will go down to a light bullet, maybe the 80 grain spitzers from sierra.
I have had three .30-06 rifles in my lifetime and shot all 7 Deer species from Moose to Muntjac with that calibre.
It is one of the finest ever designed. I gave my Sako TRGS .30-06 to a friend and load for him 51.5 grains Varget, 150 grain Speer bullet No.2022 SPBT, and Fed. match primer in Weatherby brass.
He uses it for Foxes and Deer [mostly Reds.]
i have a parker hale 1200 in .30-06 it is great. I use speer 2023 over 51 grains of N140 at 120 yards it produces clover leaf groups. I have also shot all sorts with it. my best shot was a 220 yard fox cub through the neck. my wife tells me i ought to clear out my gun cabinet. There is no way the .30-06 is going anywhere! I find it kills things really well and despite what some "chairboure" rangers might say about meat damage it is better than the 243. a gentleman from this forum has invited me to shoot some pigs with him. I will take the 06.
I think i will load the .243 with speer 80 gr spitzers probably speers becuase they are quite hard and bonded as opossed to the sierra pro hunter.
or maybe the remmy corelokt in 80 gr.
I know it's not the regular choice but have you tried the H4350 in your 7-08 ? I used to use N150 in the 7-08 which will drive the bullet faster but i prefer a full case and i believe i once had a problem with the Vhit and cold cases. i tend to use the 7-08 at less than 150 yds and the H4350 does just great at this distance. Tried it at 600yds once though and it was truely awfull !
48 grns H4350 140 Gameking Remmington Brass and Fedral Match primers.
Disclaimer- it is safe in mine but might not be in yours !
Hi fellas new to this forum but heres my 2p for what its worth
I reload .308 in privi brass with cci primers n133 x39.9 and 150g b/silver tip also load .222 wth same powder 24.6grain and a 40grain b/silvertip