In seconds, it will show you muzzle velocity and chamber pressure for any load. Rl-25 gave me problems,every loading in a string of three really increased velocity. Apr 9, 2013 #5 With that short 24" barrel the first place to look for a good load is in the Sierra loading manual because that is what they used for the work up on the 264 Win Mag. I called Hodgdon today and had a pretty good chat. 2506. ELD® Match; 300 Blackout 135 gr. Hodgdon #26 h870 data was as follows: 129 grain--h870--- top load--76 grain-- no start load listed. Arrows Suitable for Big Game or not Good Enough. With my 264 WM and 270 Win it seems like I only get about 100 fps more with the 264 using the same weight bullets using published data. In all actuallity its alot closer to a 7mag then a 7stw and the same powders that work in the 7mag do just as well in the 264. Ive had better luck with velocity and accuracy with powders like re22 and 7828 and even 4831. With the 120 gr ttsx I am getting 3290 with 68 gr of Ramshot magnum, 62.5 gr H4831 gets me 3230 with the 125 gr nosler partition. Then the other day when I went out to shot the Sierras, the temperature had dropped to 20 deg F or so. "140 grains is 140 grains no matter what kind of cartridge it's plugged into," I said. Neither these AP materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and noncommercial use. Give the Nosler or Norma cases a try. Ramshot magnum is where I start with 140 grain bullets and imr 7828 for 130 grainers. They grouped well enough to kill deer. If you enter your twist it will produce a graph showing stability vs velocity. trends and tips from the leader in reloading. Speer Boattail powered by 41 grains of IMR 4064 and a Winchester Large Rifle primer. About 90 minutes later, Pool and I had long departed 264 Win. Hornady Interlocks and 140-gr. He said they re-tested all the IMR powders using PSI instead of CUP, and didn't feel like the 65g load was a safe load. Current factory ballistics show a 140 grain bullet at a muzzle velocity (MV) of 3,030 fps and muzzle energy (ME) of 2,854 ft. lbs. Copyright © 2020, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc. This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc. Material from the Associated Press is Copyright © 2020, Associated Press and may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The rifle was a stock Model 70 Sporter with a 26" barrel. data **includes new A-Tip® Match load data; 338 Lapua Mag 270 gr. Home / Smokeless Powder / Extreme Rifle Powder / H50BMG. "Well, let's just take a look," Pool said, spooling up his QuickLOAD program. Gun Parts - Stocks, Barrels, Actions, etc. I tried JBs loads for 140g bullets using magnum and achieved 3250 with a 28' barrel. /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/HODGDON_LOGO_DARK.png, https://hodgdon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/h4350_1_lb.jpg. data… I agree the prime powders for the .264WM are H4831, H1000, and Retumbo. I was riled up over a series of magazine articles I'd read about reloading for the 264 Winchester Magnum. This is not a long range bullet, but it has a SD of .328 and offers extreme penetration for use on heavy or dangerous game. I dont go with the extreamly slow powders. I have been working with WC872 and have worked up to this load. Im loading the 120gr Barnes TSX over 64 grains of Imr7828, Rem 91/2M primers. The smallest caliber in Winchester's series of standard length belted magnums, which includes the .264, .300, .338, and .458 Winchester Magnums, the .264 Winchester Magnum (a 6.5mm to Europeans) was designed to be the ultimate ultra-long range big game cartridge. hodgdon-warning-1 RETUMBO This magnum, extruded powder was designed expressly for the really large overbored cartridges such as the 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum, 300 Remington Ultra Magnum, 30-378 Weatherby Magnum, etc. have been toned down from the original offerings. It is a true, all-weather rifle which I previously lacked. I tried 139-gr. loads chrono at 3395 fps and shoots 5 rounds at .5 MOA if I do my part. Hodgdon ® Powder, IMR ® Powder and Winchester ® Powder expressly disclaim any and all warranties with respect to any and all products sold or distributed by them, the safety or suitability thereof, or the results obtained including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose and/or any other warranty. trends and tips from the leader in reloading. Is suitable for a wide range of propellants, including many that are not tested in reloading manuals. Most mid-magnum powders will leave a lot of room in the case in a 264. Hodgdon #26 gives IMR7828 with 140 gr bullet at 59 gr starting load at 2762 fps and a top load of 63 gr at 2994 fps and 51,000 cup. FTX® (Rifle) 41 Remington Magnum 190 gr. Here are some specifications of interest to reloaders: bullet diameter .264", maximum COL 3.340", maximum case length 2.500", MAP 53,000 cup. Winchester and Remington used to load the 140 grain bullet to a MV of 3200 fps and ME of 3180 ft. lbs. Using bullets from Sierra HP, Hornady SP, Speer SP, Nosler Part, Hornady RN. He informed me that the 2008 book was the data they inherited from IMR and they went ahead and published it. Long life and seem to be pretty consistent. My pet load for this cartridge in a Remington Model 700 BDL is a 130-gr. H4350 is ideal in the WSM family of calibers (270, 7mm, 30, 325) and is also the standard in such cartridges as the 243 Winchester, 6mm Remington, 270 Winchester, 338 Winchester Magnum and many more. Keep up-to-date on new products, Mag. Finally, I got to the 130-gr. One thing to watch in your .264's is barrel twist. All of these Hornady loads were developed using Remington cases and Remington 9 1/2 primers. Thanks for the comments guys. Keep up-to-date on new products, As the name implies, this new generation Extreme extruded rifle propellant is a clean-burning powder designed expressly for the 50 caliber BMG cartridge. Jan 13, 2007 #3 S. su37 Well-Known Member. Apparently as the barrel temp increased over the shot string, the burn rate increased substantially. This is a fine ultra-long range load for all medium size big game animals. All that brass was shot, could not seat a primer back in it, but I hadn't tried that until later. The 264 Win. What really clued me in was the 3500 fps chrono reading with 140 Nosler Partitions! I've a 700 that I have punched out a bit to seat bullets out longer than what came from the factory. I load a lot of 7mm Mag., with 162- and 175-gr., bullets. AA 8700 is 107th. It also shows you where the pressure curve peaks in the barrel. B.C. I will do a little research on those powders. COMMENTS - It looks like you're using Internet Explorer, which isn't compatible with the Democrat-Gazette commenting system. I just checked Hodgdon online and they don't have data for any of the BMG powder for the 264 anymore. "Why wouldn't 264 data be comparable to 7 Mag., data?".