204 Ruger

204 Ruger

Hello Dan,

 

We received the .204 Ruger late morning Oct. 7 and it was in action 1 1/2 hours after being unloaded from Fed Ex. I an working up a load using the 40 gr. VMax bullet & IMR 8208 powder.

 

Attached is a photo of our .22-250 & 6.5-06 with 3 groups.

 

The .22-250 has your 4 groove, 1-9 twist barrel, Pac Nor #4 contour, 24 inches and it shoots 53 & 55 VMaxes very well. And the top group that almost went into the same hole was the 68 gr Hornady BTHP bullet with H4350. I now use IMR 8208 powder with the 53gr Hornady VMax and H4350 with the 68 gr Hornady HPBT.

 

The 6.5-06 is your D4 contour, 1-8 twist, 24 inch barrel. The group shown measures about 3/8 inch. The load is the 100 gr Hornady AMAX bullet with 57 gr. of Ramshot Hunter. Brass was reformed .30-06 with the necks turned down to .288 inches. I also use 54 gr. of H4350 with about the same results. Velocities with the 100 gr, bullet run @ 3400 fps. I also use the Hornady 123 gr AMAX with Hunter and H4350 powders.

 

Thanks for your excellent work.

 

Pete Perry

By | 2014-10-27T20:35:49+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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  1. Dan W March 1, 2016 at 2:47 pm - Reply

    Pete,

    It is always a pleasure working with you. And we’re happy to help you in any way that we can. Keep up the good shooting sir!

    Dan

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