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Old 08-09-2018, 08:01 PM   #1
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Anyone have a factory load they like for TX hunting? I just scratched the itch but don't reload.


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Old 08-09-2018, 08:11 PM   #2
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Most loads will be reduced loads. I think HSM makes one that is hotter but you won't get the most out of the round until you reload I think
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Old 08-09-2018, 08:34 PM   #3
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Most loads will be reduced loads. I think HSM makes one that is hotter but you won't get the most out of the round until you reload I think
Just wanted a step up from 243 so not too concerned about maximizing the load. I figured I'd leave something on the table by not reloading, and that's ok.

I see that Nosler and Norma make some quality loads if need be, but I was thinking along the lines of Federal Fusions.

Anyone else have a factory load they recommend?
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Old 08-09-2018, 08:45 PM   #4
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Buddy shoots the federal fusion out of his old Mauser and they shot pretty dang well. I'd go with those
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Old 08-09-2018, 09:51 PM   #5
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Mine(Rem Classic), my daughters(Mauser Kimberized), and my wife’s(Tikka) ALL like the basic Remington Core Lokts in 140gr and has been a true performer on WT, Axis, fallow, pigs from the hill country to S. Tx

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Old 08-09-2018, 10:37 PM   #6
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Norma 120 grain nosler ballistic tips. My sons CZ loves them. Its a hog and deer killing machine.
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Old 08-10-2018, 08:00 AM   #7
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Thanks. I'll check out Norma's site
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:44 AM   #8
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The Hornady 140 gr. SST shot pretty well out of my Barrett. I handload and am working with the 130 gr. Swift Scirocco.

Swift has their 130 gr. Scirocco in their ammunition line. I'm tempted to try a box just for grins.
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Old 08-11-2018, 10:03 PM   #9
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Well darn. The supplier didn't have any in stock as advertised. I ended up buying a 6.5 creedmoor instead
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Old 08-11-2018, 10:23 PM   #10
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Wife shoots Lapua..
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