340 Weatherby

 

The following data was developed by my friend Mitch Carter, in a Weatherby Mk V rifle, which had a 26 barrel, fitted with a muzzle brake. Weatherby brass and the Federal 215 primers were used throughout the following loads.

 

POWDER

VELOCITY

BULLET

 

 

 

82.0 H 4831

2781

BARNES X 250

83.0

2797

 

84.0

2823

 

85.0

2864

 

83.0 REL 22

2807

HORNADY 250

84.4

2831

 

85.0

2852

 

86.0

2881

 

90.0 REL 25

3001

HORNADY 225

91.0

3034

 

92.0

3049

 

93.5

3074

 

86.0 REL 22

2993

 

87.0

3014

 

88.0

3041

 

 

 

 

The following loads were developed by by friend F.R. Mitchell, in a Weatherby Mk V rifle with a 26" barrel.

POWDER

VELOCITY

BULLET

PRIMER

BRASS

 

 

 

 

 

WEATHERBY FACTORY

2926

250 SP

 

 

87.0 RL 19

2966

225 NOSLER PARTITION

FED 215

WBY

89.0

3100

 

 

 

81.0 IMR 4831

2860

250 NOSLER PARTITION

 

 

83.0

2917

 

 

 

85.0 RL 19

2849

 

 

 

87.0

2925

 

 

 

78.0 IMR 4831

2654

275 SPEER

 

 

80.0

2725

 

 

 

83.0 RL 19

2707

 

 

 

85.0

2800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following were also developed in a Weatherby Mk V, but a different rifle than the one above.

POWDER

VELOCITY

BULLET

PRIMER

BRASS

WEATHERBY FACTORY

3308

200

 

 

84.0 IMR 4350

3159

200 HORNADY

FED 215

WBY

85.0 N 204

3062

 

 

 

86.0

3120

 

 

 

84.0 IMR 4350

3142

210 NOSLER

 

 

86.0 IMR 4831

3120

 

 

 

84.0

3084

225 HORNADY

 

 

85.0

2820

250 NOSLER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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