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Accumark 30-06 handload

Accumark 30-06 handload
« on: May 07, 2018, 08:43:09 AM »
Hey all,
 I have an Accumark in 30-06 that I'm going to be load developing for in the near future. It is the standard 1-10 twist, and will be used for Missouri deer hunting primarily. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions as far as a good starting point. Thanks

Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2018, 10:52:47 AM »
It's been some years, since I loaded for the old 06, but I used to get decent results using IMR 4064 with 150gr bullets, IMR 4350 with 165gr bullets, and either IMR 4350 or W760/H414(same powder) with the 180gr bullets. The 57gr IMR 4350 with just about any 165gr bullet is a pretty common load for old 06, but as each rifle is different, you are just have to do some shooting to find out what it likes.

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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2018, 11:54:34 AM »
I'll second the idea of using one of the 4350 powders and a 165gr bullet.  I used the Nosler 168gr Ballistic Tip, over H4350 (worked up using Hodgdon's published data), in Winchester cases, using Winchester Large Rifle primers.  My results were excellent, and this same load workup has proven effective and accurate in several other 30-06 bolt guns.
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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2018, 02:20:14 PM »
I used to have a load with IMR 4350  and a 165 gr speer BT, worked great on whitetails
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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2018, 05:21:12 PM »
Thanks for the input and suggestions. Iím going to begin with some IMR 4350 and 165 accubonds, and see what that gets me. Thanks

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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2018, 07:49:09 PM »
Mine always liked 4064 and 150's
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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2018, 03:34:21 AM »
4895 is a good 06 powder too
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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2018, 05:48:09 PM »
Like others have suggested; 4350 or H4350. My standard Vanguard is scary accurate with the Hornady 165 Spire Point boat tail over H4350. Velocity averages around 2950 fps. I've repeatedly shot half minute of angle three shot groups at 200 yards. Enjoy.

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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2018, 09:13:24 PM »
My favorite 06 load is out of the Barnes reloading manual. 55.5 grains H4350, with a 168 TTSX. Shoots very well in my rifles. 

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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2018, 05:18:39 PM »
Like others have suggested; 4350 or H4350. My standard Vanguard is scary accurate with the Hornady 165 Spire Point boat tail over H4350. Velocity averages around 2950 fps. I've repeatedly shot half minute of angle three shot groups at 200 yards. Enjoy.

That's scary close to the way my Colt Light Rifle shoots with the H4350/168BT load. Even the velocity is close to the same.
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Re: Accumark 30-06 handload
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2018, 01:38:28 PM »
Give imr 4451 enduron a go its listed  on hodgdon.