Welcome guest, is this your first visit? Create Account now to join.
  • Login:

Welcome to the NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

DPT Black Watch


User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: reloading

  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Location
    stratford
    Posts
    2

    reloading

    caliber 7.62x39, wish to load using 174gr rn, cannot find any data, any suggestions..stan

  2. #2
    Member Tommy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Location
    Auckland
    Posts
    2,978
    Quote Originally Posted by stantm View Post
    caliber 7.62x39, wish to load using 174gr rn, cannot find any data, any suggestions..stan
    I take it you're chasing a subsonic load? What rifle, and twist rate will you be trying to feed these to?
    Identify your target beyond all doubt

  3. #3
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    helensville nz
    Posts
    1,351
    reloading section on this forum might be a better spot for this thread

    however if you want a subsonic load 7 grains of tail boss would be a good start we use a 151gn cast bullet mostly though but id still start at 7gn and work from that but as tommy said whats your twist rate 174gn probably wont even stabilize in most 7.62x39's

  4. #4
    Member Micky Duck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Geraldine
    Posts
    739
    the 170 grn cast same shape as those 150s is borderline in my norinco/bisley...... plenty of load data on the likes of ADI sites......

  5. #5
    Member Driverman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    HUTT VALLEY
    Posts
    237
    I shoot 220 grain boolit pushed by 6 grains AP50. Stabilises just fine. If using a Bisley they are quite large in the bore and need .314 projectile. The Bisley likes the boolit seated out as far as the mag will allow and this will engage the lands and straighten the projectile and centre the case in the chamber. The Bisley with this combination is very very accurate . Havent measured the speed but similar to a 22lr.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 18-10-2016, 11:59 AM
  2. Looking at reloading, what do I need?
    By Chilli_Dog in forum Reloading and Ballistics
    Replies: 39
    Last Post: 01-08-2016, 04:44 PM
  3. 223 reloading
    By Munsey in forum Reloading and Ballistics
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 28-10-2014, 10:46 PM
  4. 30-06 RELOADING
    By Azza in forum Reloading and Ballistics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 21-03-2014, 10:38 AM
  5. New to reloading
    By turner nz in forum Reloading and Ballistics
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 16-04-2012, 09:27 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Welcome to NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums! We see you're new here, or arn't logged in. Create an account, and Login for full access including our FREE BUY and SELL section Register NOW!!