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  • Les Staley's Avatar
    Today, 12:46 AM
    Cavhasbeen, I'm loading the WC872 straight in the Swede. CCI 200 primers. Getting 2450 fps. 140 gr bullets. See above for getting the case to take all that powder. No over-pressure evident in my rifles. YMMV.
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    Today, 12:21 AM
    Man, that's sure a bummer! What make and model 06? Sometimes to take the barreled action out of the stock and spray down w/carb cleaner, let dry and LIGHTLY oil will do wonders.. Just one suggestion.
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    11-19-2017, 01:33 PM
    We want a report in triplicate asap!!!
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    11-19-2017, 12:21 PM
    Load in the 6.5/55 chronographed at 2450 fps (140 gr Nosler Partitions). 21" barrel. Haven't checked the speed in the 17" barrel of the Swede 94.
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    11-18-2017, 07:42 PM
    55 gr of WC872 needs to be drop tubed to settle down into the neck. I leave the powder funnel over the case and vibrate the case with an electric engraver held against the side of the brass. The powder settles down so you can start a bullet and...
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    11-18-2017, 01:18 AM
    Read that WC872 works well in duplexing for main charge in 45/70. Yep, works great! Low SDs, good groups. Also read that it shines in 6.5-55 Swede pushing 140 gr jacketed bullets. My grandson has a 98 Mauser sporter that I built him, and last...
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check