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7.62 54R
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:05 pm    Post subject: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

hi does anyone have any recomended loads for a 7.62 54R
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:26 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

I am rather partial to the powders manufactured here in Australia by ADI.
Have a mate who loads the 7.62 Russian and he uses these powders with much success.

Have a look here and I am sure you will find something that is good for you.

www.adi-limited.com/ha.../index.asp

These powders are marketed in the US under a different name. The only one I know is Varget which I believe to be AR2208. This is a great powder for 7.62 (308).

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 02, 2005 6:49 pm    Post subject: Welcome to the Forum. Reply with quote

It depends. I prefer to use a moderate charge of IMR4895 and 150 grain spitzers. It is important to slug the barrel because bore size tends to vary a bit. I can use .308" bullets in my Finnish rifles, but some of the Russians like .311" diameter bullets better. All the best...
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2006 4:25 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

In Reloading, there was a good load with Sierra 174gr bullet. If anyone knows it, please write it back. I wanted to see details about that load, did not reat the text in the begin of the page and I reported that load. I am very sorry :o(
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2006 5:47 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

Ares,

Welcome to the forms Howdy

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2006 6:19 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

ares wrote:
In Reloading, there was a good load with Sierra 174gr bullet. If anyone knows it, please write it back. I wanted to see details about that load, did not reat the text in the begin of the page and I reported that load. I am very sorry :o(

Howdy ares welcome to the HuntingNut. Not to worry I put the load back in there. Wink .
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 4:56 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

Thank you for welcome and i am very sorry for my mistake.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:10 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

ares wrote:
Thank you for welcome and i am very sorry for my mistake.

Hey no problem at all Very Happy thanks for telling us.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2006 3:31 am    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

Is there anyone here, who is using Vectan powder for reloading?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 11:13 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

I have had good luck with Varget, IMR4064 and IMR4895, all with various bullet weights but my MN's like .3105 to .311 bullets in 165 to 174 grain.
Will send some specific loads if you E-mail me.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 11:16 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

Welcome to the forums BodieBill Howdy

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 4:42 am    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

bodiebill for what weapon are you reloading?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:34 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

I use 43.5 gr H4895 in a Winchester case, CCI 200 primer and 180 gr .311" Sierra Pro Hunter.

Hodgdon has some pretty complete reloading data for this caliber freely available on their website: www.hodgdon.com/data/r...62x54r.php
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:53 pm    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

Noone is using french Vectan powder?
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2006 12:52 am    Post subject: Re: 7.62 54R Reply with quote

I am pretty sure I am not using anything Vectan, but ya' never know where suppilers get the powder lots they buy and have made for themselves. I am mostly a Hodgdon guy myself but have been thinking of getting some Vitavhouri(?) to try. I have a friend who would like try his hand at loading for his M44 MN. And I read these posts alot to gain anything I can I might help him with.
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