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Re: Submitting load data for the reloading database

Postby MudBug » Tue Dec 29, 2009 9:33 pm

1norcalvarminthunter wrote:Is there any more load data than The 5 or 6 available?



if you don't find any help in the load data I told you about, just start a thread in the 450b reloading forum asking for info on the loads you are wanting. We have lots of people that can help.
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Re: Submitting load data for the reloading database

Postby BarracudaBob » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:56 am

I took some of the data that is out there and put it together in one spot:

http://timberwalkestates.com/450bm/index.htm
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Re: Submitting load data for the reloading database

Postby jamesgang » Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:06 pm

I was thinking of getting all the bullets that would shoot through the 450 and do as many loads as my money would permit.
All the .452 bullets I can get at Midway from the Swift A Frame 325g and below to the .451 Barnes Buster 454 Casull 325g down to .451 Magtech HP 165g lead free bullets.

Try and hit both end of the spectrum from Thumper to Hummer.
I'd be inerested in working out the ballistics of a 180-165 grain bullet and see how flat and accurate it would fly.
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Re: Submitting load data for the reloading database

Postby Jim in Houston » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:48 am

BarracudaBob wrote:I took some of the data that is out there and put it together in one spot:

http://timberwalkestates.com/450bm/index.htm


This link no longer exists. Is there somewhere that loading data is being collected? I have started the following table for my own reference. It is information taken from the Hornady Handbook plus info I have gleaned from the forum. I have only loaded and fired two of these - the 225 and 250 gr FTX. AS ALWAYS, ANYONE USING THIS INFORMATION FOR THEIR RELOADING PROJECTS DOES SO AT THEIR OWN RISK AND I AIN'T AGOIN' TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOU BLOWIN' YOSEF UP.

The asterix (*) note got cut off, because the rest of my table includes some performance data, but it was too large to upload. The note reads in full, "Seat to crimp in cannelure; COL will be as stated up to .030 more; .475 diameter into cannelure; otherwise .476." Hoot has a recent post on crimping that goes into more detail.
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Re: Submitting load data for the reloading database

Postby Hoot » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:34 pm

Jim in Houston wrote:
BarracudaBob wrote:I took some of the data that is out there and put it together in one spot:

http://timberwalkestates.com/450bm/index.htm


This link no longer exists. Is there somewhere that loading data is being collected? I have started the following table for my own reference. It is information taken from the Hornady Handbook plus info I have gleaned from the forum. I have only loaded and fired two of these - the 225 and 250 gr FTX. AS ALWAYS, ANYONE USING THIS INFORMATION FOR THEIR RELOADING PROJECTS DOES SO AT THEIR OWN RISK AND I AIN'T AGOIN' TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOU BLOWIN' YOSEF UP.

The asterix (*) note got cut off, because the rest of my table includes some performance data, but it was too large to upload. The note reads in full, "Seat to crimp in cannelure; COL will be as stated up to .030 more; .475 diameter into cannelure; otherwise .476." Hoot has a recent post on crimping that goes into more detail.


Nice Table Jim.

The 200 FTX and Lil Gun work better with a .475 taper crimp, just like the 225 FTX. I've never changed any old article data in the interest of keeping the findings to what they were when they were gathered. The 250 Blue Blems run exceptionally well using the same recipe as the 250 FTX. Ditto on the 225 Red Blems, use the same recipe as the 225 FTX.

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Re: Submitting load data for the reloading database

Postby Jim in Houston » Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:24 pm

Hoot wrote:The 200 FTX and Lil Gun work better with a .475 taper crimp, just like the 225 FTX. I've never changed any old article data in the interest of keeping the findings to what they were when they were gathered. The 250 Blue Blems run exceptionally well using the same recipe as the 250 FTX. Ditto on the 225 Red Blems, use the same recipe as the 225 FTX.

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I have made notes on my table re your comments. Thanks for adding this info.
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