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Modern Reloading Excerpt
Norma Reloading Excerpt
Speer Reloading Excerpt
Sierra Reloading Excerpt

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Modern Reloading Exerpt

This loading data is from Richard Lee's "Modern Reloading." Anyone interested in any aspect of reloading should purchest a copy of this fine book before reloading.

8x57 Mauser (7,92x57mm)

125 Grain Jacketed Bullet

Powder Type Start Grains Never Exceed Velocity fps
H4198 37.7 42.0 3054
H380 49.4 55.0 2909
H414 52.1 58.0 2893
H335 45.8 51.0 2891
H322 42.2 47.0 2840
H4895 45.8 51.0 2796
BL-C(2) 44.9 50.0 2789
RELODER 15 41.9 46.8 2760
RELODER 12 40.9 45.0 2720
H450 50.3 56.0 2509
H4350 48.5 54.0 2480
ACCUR 4350 53.0 53.0 2418
ACCUR 3100 53.0 53.0 2185
ACCUR 8700 54.5 54.5 1788



150 Grain Jacketed Bullet

Powder Type Start Grains Never Exceed Velocity fps
H4198 36.8 41.0 2848
H380 48.5 54.0 2778
H414 50.3 56.0 2773
H4895 44.9 50.0 2747
H335 44.0 49.0 2744
H322 41.3 46.0 2726
RELODER 15 39.4 44.0 2560
BL-C (2) 45.7 46.0 2553
H4350 48.5 54.0 2552
RELODER 12 39.7 43.0 2455
H4831 51.2 57.0 2452
ACCUR 4350 44.4 50.0 2394
IMR3031 31.0 34.5 2335
IMR4831 42.4 47.0 2325
IMR4350 38.8 43.0 2315
IMR4895 32.3 36.0 2310
IMR4064 32.3 36.0 2305
H450 48.3 53.0 2285
IMR4320 32.4 36.0 2270
ACCUR 3100 53.0 53.0 2228
IMR4189 25.6 28.5 2225
IMR4227 20.4 22.5 2015
SR4759 19.3 21.5 1960
ACCUR 8700 54.5 54.5 1730

170 Grain Jacketed Bullet

Powder Type Start Grains Never Exceed Velocity fps
H414 47.6 53.0 2586
H322 39.5 44.0 2555
H380 44.0 49.0 2509
H4350 48.5 54.0 2507
H4895 41.3 46.0 2501
H335 41.3 46.0 2470
BL-C (2) 40.4 45.0 2421
H4831 51.2 57.0 2418
WIN 748 40.0 46.0 2410
RELODER 15 37.1 41.4 2400
RELODER 12 36.5 40.0 2280
ACCUR 4350 41.3 48.0 2262
IMR4831 41.3 46.0 2255
WIN 760 43.2 48.0 2240
ACCUR 3100 50.3 53.0 2181
IMR4350 37.7 42.0 2180
IMR4064 31.5 35.0 2175
IMR4895 30.1 33.5 2145
H450 43.9 49.0 2138
IMR3031 29.9 32.5 2105
IMR4320 31.7 34.5 2105
IMR4198 24.7 27.5 2075
IMR4227 19.5 21.5 1860
SR4759 18.4 20.5 1855
ACCUR 8700 54.5 54.5 1731



200 Grain Jacketed Bullet

Powder Type Start Grains Never Exceed Velocity fps
ACCUR 4350 40.7 44.0 2039
ACCUR 3100 49.0 49.0 1980
ACCUR 8700 54.5 54.5 1692

220 Grain Jacketed Bullet

Powder Type Start Grains Never Exceed Velocity fps
ACCUR 3100 46.0 49.2 1946
ACCUR 4350 39.4 42.0 1906
ACCUR 8700 51.5 51.5 1512



225 Grain Jacketed Bullet

Powder Type Start Grains Never Exceed Velocity fps
H4831 51.2 57.0 2346
H414 44.9 50.0 2342
H380 41.3 46.0 2285
H4350 41.3 46.0 2221
H450 44.0 49.0 2145

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Norma Reloading Exerpt

NORMA

8 x 57 JS

Bullet

Bullet
type

Bullet
weight
grains
gram

Diam
inch
mm

Cart-
ridge
length
inch
mm

Primer

Norma
Powder

Load
weight
grains
gram

Velocity
Vo
ft/s
m/s

Norma
68014

Full
jacket
round
nose

123
8.0

.323
8.20

2.69
68.2

RWS 5341

201

47.4
3.07

2821
860

Norma
68003

Alaska

196
12.7

.323
8.20

2.95
75.0

RWS 5341

201

45.7
2.96

2461
750

RWS 5341

201

43.2
2.80

2297
700

RWS 5341

202

47.4
3.07

2526
770

RWS 5341

202

44.7
2.90

2362
720

RWS 5341

204

53.2
3.45

2428
740

RWS 5341

204

50.2
3.25

2297
700

Norma
68020

Vulkan

196
12.7

.323
8.20

2.94
74.8

RWS 5341

201

45.7
2.96

2461
750

RWS 5341

201

43.2
2.80

2297
700

RWS 5341

202

47.4
3.07

2526
770

RWS 5341

202

44.7
2.90

2362
720

RWS 5341

204

53.2
3.45

2411
735

RWS 5341

204

50.2
3.25

2247
685

Norma
68001

Oryx

196
12.7

.323
8.20

2.94
74.8

RWS 5341

203-B

50.1
3.25

2592
790

RWS 5341

203-B

45.0
2.92

2343
714

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Speer Reloading Exerpt


Speer reloading manual #13		bold indicates maximum load



8mm mauser



Max Case length:	2.240		Test firearm:	Mauser M98 VZ24

Trim-to length:		2.230		Case:		R-P

Max. Cart. length:	3.250		Primers:	CCI 200,250

RCBS Shellholder:	#3

Barrel length:		24"

Twist:			1-9.5"



.323 Dia. 150 gr Spitzer Cartridge oal 2.898"



Powder				Gr.			Velocity

IMR 4064			47.0			2695

				51.0			2915



IMR-3031			45.0			2488

				49.0			2771



RE15				47.0			2439

				51.0			2726



H322				44.0			2433

				48.0			2699



VIHTN140			46.0			2436

				50.0			2695



IMR-4895			44.0			2428

				48.0			2675



.323 Dia. 170 gr SSpitzer Cartridge oal 2.890"



Powder				Gr.			Velocity

IMR-4064			45.0			2509

				49.0			2723



IMR-4895			42.0			2401

				46.0			2640



RE15				45.0			2425

				49.0			2632



IMR-3031			40.0			2356

				44.0			2600



VIHT N140			44.0			2378

				48.0			2574





.323 Dia. 200 gr Spitzer Cartridge oal 3.200"



Powder				Gr.			Velocity



IMR-4064			42.0			2196

				26.0			2434



RE15				40.0			2051

				44.0			2267



VIHT N140			39.0			2040

				43.0			2242





**  Compressed, reduced loads and loads requiring magnum primers not shown.

								

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Sierra Reloading Exerpt


Sierra Rifle Reloading Manual 4th ed. (bold face indicates maximum load)



8x57mm js Mauser



.323 150 gr spitzer cartride oal 3.050 "



Powder	Velocity			2500		2600		2700		2800



IMR-3031				42.1		43.8		45.5		47.2



748					45.1		47.0		48.8



IMR-4895				43.8		46.0		48.2		50.5



IMR-4064				45.7		47.4		49.1		50.9



AA-2520					44.5		46.2		47.9		49.7



IMR-4320				46.7		48.4		50.1		51.9



NORMA 202				46.2		47.2		48.2		49.2



VIHT N140				46.5		47.1		47.7		48.3



H380					48.4		50.6		52.8		55.1



IMR-4350				53.0		55.0



.323 175 gr Spitzer Cartridge oal 3.100"



Powder	Velocity			2300		2400		2500		2600



IMR-3031				41.3		42.8		44.3		45.9



748					41.6		43.5		45.4



IMR-4895				43.4		44.9		46.5		48.1



IMR-4064				44.0		45.7		47.4		49.1



AA-2520					43.2		44.9		46.6		48.3



VIHT N140				44.5		46.3		48.0



NORMA 202				43.9		45.5		47.1		48.8



IMR-4320				44.1		45.8		47.5		49.2



H380					45.9		48.4		50.9		53.4



VIHT N150				44.2		46.0		47.8



IMR-4350				50.3		52.1		53.9





.323 220 gr Spitzer BT Cartridge oal 3.250"



Powder	Velocity			2000		2100		2200		2300



IMR-4064				37.2		39.2		41.1



NORMA 202				39.0		40.6		42.3		44.0



VIHT N140				39.1		40.4		41.7		42.9



IMR-4320				38.8		40.5		42.1



H380					40.3		42.3		44.3



VIHT N150				39.3		41.2		43.0



IMR-4350				43.9		46.0		48.1		50.1



H450					44.9		46.6



MRP							47.3		49.3		51.3

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