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Nosler reloading manual
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 12:42 am    Post subject: Nosler reloading manual Reply with quote

Hi folks.

Anybody got one? I'm reloading 6.5x55mm swedish with Nosler 120g spitzer ballistic tip. Can someone find me the official reloading data? Straight from the book please. Using Hodgon H414 powder powder.

Don't ask me to change what I've got as i've already bought it! I've got manuals for Speer and Hornady but like the genius I am, I bought Nosler bullets. Don't ask 'why', it was just a good idea at the time... Shocked

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 12:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Nosler reloading manual Reply with quote

Nosler #4 doesn't list H414 for the 120gr BT. They do list W760 (same powder) for the 125gr Partitions with starting loads of 39gr, max of 43gr.

Interpolation is sometimes required when working with specific powder/bullet combinations. If Speer or Hornady have H414 data, it can be a good reference when using the Noslers. There is probably more variation between various rifles than switching brands of bullets of the same weight, but, prudence is the operating word.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Nosler reloading manual Reply with quote

Nosler #5 manual also does not list H414 powder. However, the Lyman 48th edition does show loadings for the 120 gr Nosler Ball Tip. H414 shows Min= 40.0 grs (2379 fps) Max= 44.5 grs (2664 fps) Hope this helps.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Nosler reloading manual Reply with quote

Blaine's load information will work for your bullets with no real problem. Just start at the low end and work yourself up carefully.

The Sierra manual lists H414 for 120 spitzer as starting at 40.9grs for 2700fps and a maximum of 44.2grs for 2900fps. I see no problem here as long as you start low.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 6:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Nosler reloading manual Reply with quote

This is the information from the Hodgdon website which is the exact same information that is in the new 2006 Reloading Guide and magazine manual.
For a starting load just reduce the load listed by 10% and work up slowly. In the case of H414 the start load would be 40.0 gr and Max is 44.5 gr

BULLET POWDER GR VEL CUP

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6.5 x 55mm SWEDISH MAUSER
CASE: WINCHESTER

BBL: 24"
PR: WINCHESTER LR


120 GR. NOS BT
COL: 3.000"


H4831 49.5 C 2802 45,900 CUP
H4350 46.0 2792 45,800 CUP
H414 44.5 2783 46,000 CUP
H380 44.3 2784 46,000 CUP
VARGET 39.0 2812 45,300 CUP
H4895 37.8 2715 46,000 CUP

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:25 am    Post subject: Re: Nosler reloading manual Reply with quote

Once again Hunting Nut comes to the rescue! Very Happy

Thanks for all your input

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