ram load for 25-06

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ram load for 25-06

Post by hondayamaha » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:44 pm

25-06 ram load I'm currently using a 117 sst but will ring one almost every match has any body got any advice on a starting point?

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Re: ram load for 25-06

Post by richard » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:07 am

I have shot 25-06 in HP silo but would not recommend it generally. I used it because it was all I had at the time for silo rifle class. My current rifle is my second 25-06, a Rem 700. They are very accurate but in my experience they have to be handloaded for. I had no problem knocking down rams when I hit them of course but I did have a very difficult time finding a load that would shoot. Tried all kinds of heavy bullets with IMR 4350 powder. The ONLY bullet that would shoot was the Sierra 120 grain GameKing hollow point boat tail #1650. I don't recall the charge but you should work up your load yourself for your particular rifle anyway.
I would start there and it may save you some work but again in my experience with 25-06 you must work up a load for the rifle. No factory stuff shot well in either of my rifles.
Good Luck with it.
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Re: ram load for 25-06

Post by Another Dang 9 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:04 pm

Is there any round that will knock over Rams 100% of the time!?! :-?? I haven't found one yet.
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