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Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Tue May 12, 2009 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

I am getting ready to reloading up a few rounds and was wronding where to start my loads, I was thinking about starting somewhere around 30.0grains
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PostPosted: Tue May 12, 2009 7:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

Welcome to Hunting Nut truckingaintez. Grab a beer, pull up a stump and sit awhile mate.

I'm not familiar with IMR 3031, but I use AR2208 (Varget) in my 30.30 with great success. Hang about mate, there are a few 30.30 reloaders in here with a wealth of knowledge and one should be along very shortly.

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PostPosted: Wed May 13, 2009 5:03 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

30.5 grains is listed as maximum for a 150-grain bullet and IMR 3031 in the .30 WCF (.30/30)

With the more common 170-grain bullet, 29.2 is shown as maximum.

Go to www.hodgdon.com/ to see all of the load data for Hodgdon, IMR and Winchester powders selections for your .30/30. It's a handy resource for comparison.

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PostPosted: Wed May 13, 2009 12:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

My Nosler book shows starting loads with 3031 at 27 grains for 150gr bullet and 26 grains for 170 gr bullet start low and work up Smile . I use to use 3031 for the 30-30 but now I use Varget Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2009 9:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

Thanks to all. I loaded 10 with 27.0grams and 10 with 30.0grams. went out and shot then and loved the way the gun came alive with the 30.0 ones. Thanks again Confused
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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2009 9:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

That's good trucky....now all ya gotta do is fine tune the loads.

What ya puttin' them through mate?

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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2009 8:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

it is a marlin limtied ed mirco grooved barrel leaver action. I love this little gun Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2009 8:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

Hard to answer without knowing your bullet weight???????????
Try this reputable data that's available online .............. data.hodgdon.com/cartridge_load.asp

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PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2009 6:14 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

32 grains of W-748 under a Speer 170 grain HCFP. Winchester or Remington cases, CCI 200 primed. Out of a 60 year old Mod 94 at 2050 fps. 1 5/8" spread, three shots at 100 yards...

All cases resized so as to head space on the case shoulder instead of the case rim forcing the case head against the bolt face. Fire formed for my .30 WCF. Trimmed to within +/- .001" of each other and crimped with a Lee FCD...

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PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2009 3:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

Sorry I am shooting the 150 grain bullets. I and reloading then in a lee turret press with the FCD.
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PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2009 9:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading 30/30 with IMR 3031 Reply with quote

I kinda figgered Bushy would be around sometime to let you know what works in his ol' jack handle. I'm sure he would know what works best cause he's been feeding that thing for a long time. Smile

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