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DISCLAIMER

Accurate Arms Company, Inc. disclaims all possible liability for damages, including actual, incidental and consequential, resulting from reader usage of information or advice contained in this book. Use data and advice at your own risk and with caution.

Copyright © 2000 by Accurate Arms Company, Inc.

ACCURATE ARMS COMPANY, INC.

5891 Highway 230 West McEwen, Tennessee 37101

Designed and Printed by: Wolfe Publishing Company 6471 Airpark Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The following individuals contributed to the preparation of this loading guide:

Doyle Nunnery Lane Pearce Allan Jones Bob Palmer Jay Postman Kevin Thomas Mike Wright Dave Scovill

Joe White Randy Brooks Randy Craft J.D. Jones Tom Griffin Carroll Pilant Ken French

The following companies have been helpful in the preparation of this loading guide:

Action Arms Blount Industries Clements Casting CP Bullets Douglas Barrels Freedom Arms HS Precision Lyman Products Miller Arms Nosler Bullets Penny's Casting Remington Arms Company Sierra Bullets Sinter Fire, Inc. Thompson/Center Arms White Rock Tool & Die Wolfe Publishing Company

Barnes Bullets Bull-X Bullets C. Sharps Arms Cooper Arms Eldorado Cartridge Hornady Bullets Lee Precision Magnum Research McGowan Barrels Penn's Casting Precision Machine Redding-SAECO Speer Bullets Starline

Ultra Light Arms Bill Wiseman

LEGEND

AF A-Frame

BAR Barnes

BRG Berger

BT Ballistic Tip

CCI CCI, Division of Blount

FA Freedom Arms

FC Federal Cartridge

FIO Fiocchi

FMJ Full Metal Jacket

FN Flatnose

FP Flat Point

FPJ Flatpoint Jacket

FS Fail Safe

GC Gas Check

GD Gold Dot

GRSL Grand Slam

H&R Harrington & Richardson

HDY Hornady

HPBT Hollowpoint Boat-Tail

IHMSA International Handgun

Metallic Silhouette Assoc.

IMI Israel Military Industries

JHP Jacketed Hollowpoint

JSP Jacketed Softpoint

L Lead Bullet

MAX Maximum

MC Moly-Coated

MIN Minimum

N100 Nitro 100

NBC National Bullet Company

NM National Match

NOS Nosler

N/R No Recommendation

OAL Overall Length

PART Nosler Partition

PMC PMC/Eldorado Cartridge

PSPCL Pointed Softpoint Core Lokt

RAN Ranier Bullet Co.

REM Remington

RN Roundnose

RPM Rock Pistol Manufacturing

S1000 Solo 1000

S1250 Solo 1250

S&W Smith & Wesson

SAAMI Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, Inc.

SBT Spitzer Boat-Tail

SC Shot Capsules

SFB Sinter Fire Bullets

SP Softpoint

SPBT Softpoint Boat Tail

SPGC Spitzer Gas Check

SPR Speer

SRA Sierra

SSP Semispitzer

SWC Semiwadcutter

SWF Swift

TC Truncated Cone

T/C Thompson/Center

TMJ Total Metal Jacket

WW Winchester Western

WIN Winchester

X X Hollow Point

XTP Extreme Terminal Performance

CONTENTS

Introduction (Book Number Two) xiv

Introduction (Book Number One) 1

Propellant Storage and Safety 2

Powder Descriptions 4

The History of Reloading 6

Pressure Testing 12

The Folly of More Powder 13

What is Recoil? 16

Effects of Atmospheric Conditions on Interior Ballistics of Ammunition 19

Chronographing Metallic Ammunition 24

A Brief History of Computers in Ballistics 27

Shooting Cast Bullets 30

Reloading for Old Guns & Calibers 32

How Important is Accurate Recordkeeping? 37

HANDGUN CARTRIDGES_

LOADING FOR HANDGUN CARTRIDGES 43

.22 HORNET 46

.218 BEE 47

.221 REMINGTON FIREBALL 48

.222 REMINGTON 49

.223 REMINGTON 51

6mm T/CU 53

6mm BR REMINGTON 55

6.5 JDJ 60

7mm T/CU 63

7mm BR REMINGTON 65

7mm IHMSA 67

7mm MERRILL 69

7-30 WATERS 70

7mm-08 REMINGTON 72

.30 M1 CARBINE 74

.30 HERRETT 75

.300 WHISPER 76

.30-30 WINCHESTER 77

.309 JDJ 79

7.62x25mm TOKAREV 80

.30 LUGER 82

.32 ACP 84

.32 SMITH & WESSON LONG 85

.32 H&R MAGNUM 86

.32-20 WINCHESTER 87

9x18mm MAKAROV 90

9mm LUGER 91

.38 SUPER AUTOMATIC (+P) 94

.38 SMITH & WESSON SPECIAL 97

.357 MAGNUM 100

.357 MAGNUM TARGET LOADS 102

DESERT EAGLE 102

.357 SIG 103

.357 REMINGTON MAXIMUM 105

.357 HERRETT 106

.35 REMINGTON 107

.357/44 BAIN & DAVIS 109

.38 SMITH & WESSON 110

.375 SUPER MAG 111

.375 JDJ 112

.38-40 WINCHESTER 114

.400 CORBON 119

10mm AUTO 121

10mm MAGNUM 124

LOAD FOR IAI GUNS ONLY 125

.41 REMINGTON MAGNUM 126

.44-40 WINCHESTER 128

.44 RUSSIAN 130

.44 SMITH & WESSON SPECIAL 131

.44 REMINGTON MAGNUM 133

.44 REMINGTON MAGNUM DESERT EAGLE 135

.445 SUPER MAG 136

.45 ACP 137

.45 ACP WADCUTTER 140

.45 AUTO-RIM 141

.45 COLT 142

.45 WINCHESTER MAGNUM 146

.45 S&W SCHOFIELD 148

.454 CASULL 149

.460 ROWLAND 151

.50 ACTION EXPRESS 152

COWBOY ACTION CARTRIDGES_

COWBOY ACTION LOADS 155

SMOKELESS PISTOL LOADS

.25-20 WCF RIFLE & PISTOL 156

.32 S&W LONG 156

.32 H&R MAGNUM 156

.32-20 WINCHESTER 157

.38 SPECIAL 157

.357 MAGNUM 157

.38-40 WINCHESTER 158

.44-40 WCF 158

.44 RUSSIAN 159

.44 S&W SPECIAL 159

.44 REMINGTON MAGNUM 160

.44 S&W SCHOFIELD 160

.45 COLT 161

LONG RANGE RIFLES

.30-30 WINCHESTER 161

.32-40 WINCHESTER 162

.38-55 WINCHESTER 162

.45-70 GOVERNMENT 162

SHOTSHELL DATA

12 GAUGE, 23/4" WINCHESTER PLASTIC AA TYPE SHELLS 163

12 GAUGE, 23/4" REMINGTON STS PLASTIC TARGET SHELLS 164

12 GAUGE, 23/4" FEDERAL GOLD MEDAL PLASTIC TARGET SHELLS 165

20 GAUGE, 23/4" PLASTIC SHELLS with 3/4 OZ. SHOT 165

RIFLE CARTRIDGES_

LOADING RIFLE AMMUNITION 169

.17 CCM 173

.17 MACH IV 174

.17 REMINGTON 175

.22 CCM 176

.22 HORNET 177

.218 BEE 179

.221 FIREBALL 180

.222 REMINGTON 181

.222 REMINGTON MAGNUM 183

.223 REMINGTON 185

.223 REMINGTON SUBSONIC LOADS 187

.22 PPC 188

.22 BR REMINGTON 190

.219 ZIPPER 192

.225 WINCHESTER 194

.224 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 196

.22-250 REMINGTON 197

.220 SWIFT 200

6mm PPC 202

6mm BR REMINGTON 203

.243 WINCHESTER 205

6mm REMINGTON 207

.240 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 209

.25-20 WINCHESTER 210

.256 WINCHESTER MAGNUM 211

.25-35 WINCHESTER 212

.250-3000 SAVAGE 213

.257 ROBERTS 215

.257 ROBERTS ACKLEY IMPROVED (40°) 219

.25-06 REMINGTON 221

.257 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 223

.260 REMINGTON 224

6.5mm ARISAKA 227

6.5x55mm SWEDISH MAUSER 229

6.5mm REMINGTON MAGNUM 231

6.5-06 232

.264 WINCHESTER MAGNUM 233

.270 WINCHESTER 235

.270 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 237

7-30 WATERS 238

7x57mm MAUSER 239

7mm-08 REMINGTON 241

.280 REMINGTON (7mm EXPRESS REMINGTON) 244

.284 WINCHESTER 246

7mm REMINGTON MAGNUM 247

7mm WEATHERBY MAGNUM 249

7mm SHOOTING TIMES WESTERNER 251

.30 M1 CARBINE 252

.30-30 WINCHESTER 253

.30-40 KRAG 255

.300 SAVAGE 257

.307 WINCHESTER 259

.308 WINCHESTER 260

.30-06 SPRINGFIELD 263

.300 HOLLAND & HOLLAND MAGNUM 268

.30-338/.308 NORMA MAGNUM 270

.300 REMINGTON ULTRA MAG 272

.300 WINCHESTER MAGNUM 276

.300 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 279

.30-378 WEATHERBY 281

.303 BRITISH 282

7.62x39mm 284

7.62x54R RUSSIAN 286

7.65x53mm MAUSER 287

7.7x58mm JAPANESE ARISAKA 288

8x57mm MAUSER 289

8x57mm JS 291

8mm-06 292

8mm REMINGTON MAGNUM 294

.338-06 295

.338 REMINGTON ULTRA MAG 297

.338 WINCHESTER MAGNUM 299

.340 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 301

.348 WINCHESTER 302

9mm LUGER 304

.357 MAGNUM 306

.35 REMINGTON 308

.356 WINCHESTER 309

.358 WINCHESTER 310

.35 WHELEN 312

.350 REMINGTON MAGNUM 316

.358 NORMA MAGNUM 318

9.3x62mm MAUSER 319

9.3x74R 320

.375 WINCHESTER 321

.375 HOLLAND & HOLLAND MAGNUM 322

.378 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 324

.411 KDF/.416 TAYLOR 325

.416 REMINGTON MAGNUM 326

.416 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 328

.416 RIGBY 329

.44 REMINGTON MAGNUM 330

.444 MARLIN 331

.45 ACP 332

.45 COLT CARBINE 333

.45-70 GOVERNMENT 335

.45-70 GOVERNMENT (TRAPDOOR SPRINGFIELD) 336

.45-70 GOVERNMENT (RUGER, MARLIN, SHARPS, WINCHESTER) 337

.458 WINCHESTER MAGNUM 339

.460 WEATHERBY MAGNUM 341

.50 BROWNING 342

SCHEUTZEN CARTRIDGES_

SCHEUTZEN RIFLE CARTRIDGES 345

.32 MILLER SHORT 346

.32-40 WINCHESTER SCHEUTZEN 348

OBSOLETE CARTRIDGES_

OBSOLETE BLACK POWDER CARTRIDGES 351

.32-20 WINCHESTER (HV-92) 353

.32-40 WINCHESTER 355

.38-40 WINCHESTER 356

.38-55 WINCHESTER 357

.40-65 WINCHESTER 358

.44-40 WINCHESTER 359

.45-70 GOVERNMENT (TRAPDOOR SPRINGFIELD) 361

.45-90 WINCHESTER 363

.45-110 SHARPS STRAIGHT 27/8" 364

.45-120 SHARPS STRAIGHT 3V4" 365

.50-70 GOVERNMENT 366

.50-90 SHARPS 368

.50-110 SHARPS STRAIGHT 21/2" 370

.50-140 SHARPS 371

NRA CARTRIDGES-

NRA HIGH POWER SERVICE RIFLE LOADS 375

.223 REMINGTON 376

7.62x51 MATCH 378

.30-06 SPRINGFIELD 379

LONG RANGE 381

.308 WINCHESTER 381

.30-06 SPRINGFIELD 382

.300 HOLLAND & HOLLAND MAGNUM 382

.300 WINCHESTER MAGNUM 383

SIERRA "PALMA" BULLET DATA 385

.308 WINCHESTER 385

.30-06 GOVERNMENT 386

APPENDIX-

NOMINAL ROTOR CHARGE WEIGHTS 389

BUSHING CHARTS 390

GLOCK FUNCTION TEST RESULTS 390

RECOMMENDED READING LIST 391

NOMINAL BULLET DIAMETERS 392

Hunting Mastery Selected Tips

Hunting Mastery Selected Tips

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