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Old 04-02-2020, 04:23 PM
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If I pull the bullet on a Barnes factory round. Is there anyway to know what powder it is or would you just be taking your best guess?
I wouldn't try that. What's the projectile weight? The Barnes website is down for me at the moment but I have the load data out of the Barnes Manual. Might get you a little closer to what you're looking for.

EDIT: Nevermind, here is the link.

https://www.barnesbullets.com/wp-con...6Remington.pdf
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:57 PM
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If I pull the bullet on a Barnes factory round. Is there anyway to know what powder it is or would you just be taking your best guess?
A lot of factory loaded ammo uses canister grade powders that aren’t sold commercially, so it’s a pretty tough call replicating factory fodder.
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Old 04-02-2020, 05:50 PM
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Having a little more time on my hands I was thinking about loading up some rounds for the summer/fall. It's been quite a long time since I have utilized my reloading press, but with my wife getting into hunting I would like to start to load a few more rounds for practice. The last four years I have been using factory loaded Barnes 100gr TTSX BT with great accuracy and in the field performance.

My reloading manuals are mostly older than I am, I was thinking of trying to find some online resources. Where do you guys go for current load data? Nosler looks like a decent resource. Does ground shipping take a while for reloading products?

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I have found that before this virus most of the shipping happened within a reasonable amount of time from most places, everything is taking much longer now. I use the nosler information mostly because I use partitions or accubonds. Nosler is pretty good with posting their info on line, others are not. Good luck, cheers
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Old 04-12-2020, 07:19 PM
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200 FPS more? Is that checked with a chronograph?

If I were you I’d load 1/2 grain more of each load, and 1/2 grain less of each load, as well as replicate the posted loads again, and go shoot some groups with those 6 loads.
Then I’d try the best looking groups again, and yet again at 300 yds.
https://imgur.com/gallery/5sHGQ4g

Did some more load testing yesterday. The half grain increased load for the H4831 worked really well.

Also tested Hornady 120gr HP over top H4831 as well, which performed really well.

The 50 and 50.5 gr loads of H4350 were the last loads I shot that day and I think I was rushing them, hence the crappy group @ 1.3". I think I could tighten that up quite a bit.

Next tests will be 5x 5 shot groups of the loads in the photos.
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Old 04-12-2020, 10:17 PM
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I hunt with the 100gr ttsx. I have been thinking about going heavier, but it works well and the Tikka likes them.
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Old 04-12-2020, 10:23 PM
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What powder are you using with the TTSX?
I tried Reloader 22 data off the Barnes website with their 100gr TSX . Best group was 1.5” at 100
Rifle is TC Encore 26@ hvy bbl.
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Old 04-13-2020, 11:28 AM
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Anybody ever try the Barnes 115 TSX in a 1:10 barrel twist?
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Old 04-13-2020, 12:54 PM
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Anybody ever try the Barnes 115 TSX in a 1:10 barrel twist?
Shoots super well in my friends 25-06 with Reloder 22 powder
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Old 04-15-2020, 01:45 PM
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Huntsman, the 100gr TTSX that I have had good results with has always been a factory load. Unfortunately I don't know more than that.
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Old 04-15-2020, 03:00 PM
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Huntsman, the 100gr TTSX that I have had good results with has always been a factory load. Unfortunately I don't know more than that.
K thanks Prairiekid.
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Thanks Guy"s for this! As I just bought a 25-06! Which arrived today! Like all the info!!!!!!
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Old 04-16-2020, 08:02 AM
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badbrass, Go on, what make and model?
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Old 04-16-2020, 08:31 AM
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badbrass, Go on, what make and model?
Browning B-78
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Old 04-16-2020, 08:34 AM
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Bad brass, from PEI? I looked at that one in CGN but already have a single shot.
I had low wall in 6.5x55 and a Highwall in 38-55. They’re pleasant to shoot.
Enjoy yours
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Old 04-16-2020, 08:36 AM
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Bad brass, from PEI? I looked at that one in CGN but already have a single shot.
I had low wall in 6.5x55 and a Highwall in 38-55. They’re pleasant to shoot.
Enjoy yours
Yes! Thanks!
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