Lightest 30-06?

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by philjam, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. philjam

    philjam New Member

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    What is the lightest grain 30-06 (commercial)that will cycle through a Remington 7400?
     
  2. bigdaddy573

    bigdaddy573 New Member

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    The lightest loads for the 06 is a 110grs I believe federal sales them hope that helps you

    I RUN LIKE A CHEVY AND IM BUILT FORD TOUGH ;)
     

  3. Retaks

    Retaks New Member

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    Ive seen the 110gr before but they are normally a little difficult to find. Id stick with 150gr. There are so many choices in bullet for 150gr you will be able to get what you need.
     
  4. bigdaddy573

    bigdaddy573 New Member

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    Remington makes reduce recoil loads if that's the reason u want a lighter load for it

    I RUN LIKE A CHEVY AND IM BUILT FORD TOUGH ;)
     
  5. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Hard to say what will cycle in the 7400. Bullet weight may no matter as it is gas operated. As long as you have sufficient gas pressure, it should function.
     
  6. texaswoodworker

    texaswoodworker New Member

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    Were you asking about the lightest bullet, or the lightest load of powder that would make the gun cycle?
     
  7. philjam

    philjam New Member

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    Lightest bullet in a commercially available round. And, will this round cycle in the 7400? 150 gr. cycles. Something less than 150?
     
  8. trapgunsmith77

    trapgunsmith77 New Member

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    would be the 55 grain accelerator round then :) think there moving about 4,200 fps !!
     
  9. texaswoodworker

    texaswoodworker New Member

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    Holy smokes!!! :eek: I didn't think they made 30-06 bullets lighter then 110 gr. I wonder what that 55 gr round would do to a varmint at that speed.
     
  10. texaswoodworker

    texaswoodworker New Member

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    I'm not sure then. The best way to find out may be to just get a few different weights, and see how they work.