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took 270 out, ran reloads through, i think im going to stick with this, shoots pretty good. any thoughts? the groups are 1 inch apart at 100 yards.
 

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That is some good shooting. You are probably getting around 2600-2700 fps with load. You may want to try some H4831 it has always been a good 270 powder.

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Thank you horseshoe. and thanks for the other powder choice will try some. :)
 

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H4831 is a classic powder for the 270 Win. RL 22 is also an excellent powder to use.

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A seating depth adjustment may tighten that group up a bit more. I,d give it ago and see.
 

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Not sure where you live, but in my part of the country, any one of those shots would drop any whitetail dead in his tracks with proper placement. Although I love my leverguns, my go-to deer rifle is my bolt-action .270 with Zeiss scope. Hope to use my 1894 .44 Magnum next deer season in the thick stuff, but certainly not over a field at more than 75 yards with a peep sight!

If you're trying to get a better grouping (target shooting, whatever) that's another story...I can't speak as to reloading, I just use Hornady 130-gr. red ballistic tips off the shelf.

Good luck with whatever you need to group at 100 yds!
 

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Uh, oh, just read your previous post "Would you feel undergunned?" Guess you are talking dangerous game, not Bambi...you guys are out of my league hunting critters that want you for lunch...
 

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hello marlinmounter and you are right any one of them shots would put a whitetail down with that grouping. and i am not going to make any adjustments i am sure the gun will shoot better than me. ;D that group was shot with some reloads that i rolled up. sense this gun is not a target rifle i don,t expect it to be a tack driver. ;D up here in Pennsylvania were i hunt there are a lot of hardwoods and fields i mostly hunt with my lever guns but like to take the 270 out when hunting around the fields were the shots will be 200+yds and think we might have brewed up some good whitetail medicine with this load. ;) later DCH
 

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Put a "seal" on that .270! Come next hunting season ,your good to go. :)
 

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Thanks sav.250 just put the seal on it. ;D I guess its time to start playing with the other toys until next season. :)
 

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Good enough group. I think I would sight her in about 2.5-3 inches higher.

BTW, both of my 270's have 22" barrels. Yeah I know a little short. I tried IMR 4895, 4350, and H4831 with 130 and 150 grain bullets. All powders got similar velocity with similar accuracy. I stuck with 4350. My 150gr/4350 go to load for my 270 is a little heavier than 50 grains. My rifles shoot a littel better right at max charge.

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