Re: 105 Amax load workup - Beginner needing advice
You should develop your own loads just for experiences sake. But that is not a overly dangerous load. The rem 700 firing pin holes are large and will show cratered primers even with perfectly safe loads. Best to measure the web and look for extractor marks to read pressures. that and loose primer pockets. if youre getting flopy primer pockets after a couple reloads thats a pretty definite indication your loads a little hot. Youd be hard pressed to blow that rem 700 up with the .243 round. even if you filled the case plum to the rim with 4350 and smashed a bullet down on top..
I use the 105 Hdy Amaxes in my remage build. But im using a 26" heavy barrel with an 8 twist and 4000MR powder. Getting a shade under 3000 fps and almost 1/4MOA. they are good bullets.
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