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81police
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Reloader Q&A

Post by 81police » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:32 am

For any of you guys who reload some of the obsolete ammo and have and older books, could y'all tell me the listed velocity for the following FACTORY LOADS?

25Rem - 117gr soft point?

30Rem - 170gr soft point?

32Rem - 170gr soft point?
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Re: Reloader Q&A

Post by xtimberman » Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:10 pm

From the 1974 Remington Sporting Arms and Ammunition brochure:

.30 Rem. - 170gr. SP Core-Lokt - 2120fps MV
.32 Rem. - 170gr. SP Core-Lokt - 2120fps MV

From 1966 Shooters Bible:
.25 Rem. Express - 117gr. SP Core-lokt - 2320fps MV
.30 Rem. - 170gr. SP - 2220fps MV
.32 Rem. - 170gr. SP - 2220fps MV

From Barnes' Cartridges of the World; 3rd Ed.;1972:
.25 Rem. - 117gr. SP - 2325fps MV
.30 Rem. - 170gr. SP - 2220fps MV
.32 Rem. - 170gr. SP - 2220fps MV

(No mention of bbl. length or firearm type anywhere)

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Re: Reloader Q&A

Post by Bandersnatch » Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:13 pm

For .30 Rem, 170 gr jacketed soft point: anywhere from 1850 to 2140 depending on powder and weight, of course, according to the Lyman #46 manual.
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Re: Reloader Q&A

Post by 81police » Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:51 pm

thank y'all!!
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