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Thread: Rl16 in a 260rem data

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    Rl16 in a 260rem data

    Any one doing it? Got some to try (thanks @Wingman) looking at the 143eldx and130 vlds

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Any one doing it? Got some to try (thanks @Wingman) looking at the 143eldx and130 vlds
    Be the first...get on with & let us know

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    Iíd start with the Alliant website.

    Alliant Powder - Reloader's Guide

    Hornady donít list RL-16 for the ELD-X in the book Iíve got.

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    142 gk close enough?

    I’ll start there or there abouts

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    @Gibo maybe start at 41gr and work up to be safe.
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    That would be a good bet. What’s your max COAL in your .260 Rem?

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    About 2.830-50

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    All rolled up ready to smoke
    COAL ended up at 2.826 ( just a slight crunch)
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    I'm keen to hear how you get on with it. The yanks seem to like it.
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    Actually im talking shit. Zero compression, thats my 2209 load.
    42 RL16 seems real light compared to the 2209 brew. Start safe anyway

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    Sounds great...read an article that showed it to be more temp. stable than 2209.
    I think ill use it for 260 and 284 when I run out of w760

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    Well still havnt tested the RL16 yet but bought a bottle so am committed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Well still havnt tested the RL16 yet but bought a bottle so am committed
    Bring them down south with you Gibo. We can watch....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Well still havnt tested the RL16 yet but bought a bottle so am committed
    Did you ever get to try this Gibo

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    Be careful with the Alliant data I found the creedmoor stuff to be super hot
    With the 142gn data I couldn’t fit a max charge in the case with room to seat the bullet

 

 

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