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Old 10-30-2017, 01:01 PM
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Default .277 145 gr ELD X bullet

Wondering if anyone has tried these in a 270 wsm or 270 win? I tried some 150 lrab in my 270wsm, velocities and groups were terrible so i have decided to take a new approach. I got rid of the junk Federal brass that came with loose primer pockets, bought new Nosler brass and the 145gr ELDX and Reloader 26. Hoping to give this a try in the next few weeks.
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Old 10-30-2017, 04:56 PM
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Wondering if anyone has tried these in a 270 wsm or 270 win? I tried some 150 lrab in my 270wsm, velocities and groups were terrible so i have decided to take a new approach. I got rid of the junk Federal brass that came with loose primer pockets, bought new Nosler brass and the 145gr ELDX and Reloader 26. Hoping to give this a try in the next few weeks.
I just developed a load for my 270 wsm using these bullets and rl 26. I had brass issues with new Federal brass also and switched to Norma brass.
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Old 10-30-2017, 08:18 PM
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What works for me:
270 WSM 1885 Winchester 28 Barrel, 1:10 Twist
145gn Hornady ELD-X, 215M Federal Primers, ~0.005" off lands
H1000 Powder, 66.5gn, 3186 f/s, 1/2 moa
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FWIW I load for my 6.5x55 143 grain ELD-X with Nosler brass. Most wonderful accuracy and brass is now fired 12x and looking like new. Great stuff.
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Great information guys, thanks alot. I have tried the 200gr eldx in my 300 win mag and am impressed with the results.
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Anybody want to share there 145gr eldx and rl26 data
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Anybody want to share there 145gr eldx and rl26 data
Pm coming at ya
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I use these bullets with h4831 federal 215 primers and Winchester brass in my 270wsm and its shoots ragged little holes at 200yrds
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I use these bullets with h4831 federal 215 primers and Winchester brass in my 270wsm and its shoots ragged little holes at 200yrds
What kind of velocities are you getting with the H4831
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Old 06-20-2018, 06:52 PM
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anyone use RL22 in the 270wsm and 145 eld-x??
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What kind of velocities are you getting with the H4831
I am getting 3125 with 63.5gr out of a 24 barrel
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Old 06-27-2018, 10:23 AM
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I have used 145 ELD-X in a Winchester Model 70 270Win (22" barrel). The factory loads grouped well, but seemed to be significantly slower (~2850 fps) than advertised at around 0 degrees C (they got about the advertised velocity around 20 degrees C (~2975 fps)). My reloads with H4831SC were able to achieve some incredible (and consistent) velocities (~3100 fps) and grouped comparably to the factory ammunition. However, I seem to have a chronic instability issues (key holes) and I wasn't able to get them anywhere near the lands due to the magazine length.

I shot one whitetail buck with them at about 200 yards. The deer died quite quickly, but the bullet whistled right through with amazingly little damage to the boiler room; very small wound channel and exit hole (no red soup).

I think they are alright, but I have more accurate loads with other bullets so I think I am about done with them.
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