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#207203 - 02/03/18 10:0 PM 25-284 and Barnes 80gr TTSX
Huckleberry Offline
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Finally ran out of my old 80gr TSX and decided to switch to the TTSX.
What load do you guys like with all of the newer powders available?

Thanks

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#207219 - 02/04/18 02:0 AM Re: 25-284 and Barnes 80gr TTSX [Re: Huckleberry]
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I've long gone '15 for 75's(both V-max and X's),'19 for 80/5/7's and '22 for 100's and greater.



80TTSX fueled with '19 make 3600fps on the nose,in a 22" 25-284...though I wish it were a 6BR twisted 7". Shot one of 'em to near destruction(Pinky),Sister's I know better than to touch/change and THE Urban is too fucking Famous to yard apart.

It's rough..................(grin)

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#207225 - 02/04/18 02:0 PM Re: 25-284 and Barnes 80gr TTSX [Re: Big Stick]
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That's what I needed to know.
You find yourself liking the 6BR better than 25-284 now?

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#207226 - 02/04/18 02:0 PM Re: 25-284 and Barnes 80gr TTSX [Re: Huckleberry]
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Bullets matter more than headstamps.

I like 270,6 Grendel,BR,Kreedmire,243,243AI,6-284 and Twat-Six MUCH more...than anything .257",mainly because I shoot it all..............

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#207842 - 03/03/18 11:0 PM Re: 25-284 and Barnes 80gr TTSX [Re: Big Stick]
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I use the 80 in my 30" 25-06. 4000' fps @7200' ft with Super Performance, kills medium game like a death ray.

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#207856 - 03/04/18 04:0 AM Re: 25-284 and Barnes 80gr TTSX [Re: jonesie]
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None of my (5) 257 Wby's would do that,but none of the barrels were longer than 27.5" either.

Never had a 25-06AI over 26" either.

Hint.................

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#207860 - 03/04/18 05:0 AM Re: 25-284 and Barnes 80gr TTSX [Re: Big Stick]
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As an aside,a "lowly" 22-250AI smokes the 30" 25-06 in wind drift.

Prolly using less powder too.

Easy for me to say,I shoot it all.............(grin)

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