I posted a pic of the 22Super Hammer mag back in Aug of last year (reloading section). You commented too.
But here it is again: Case: 22 win mag
Propellent: Don't know ( but there is now **% more
40 gr Hornady Ballistic tip
Overal length : Classified
Case trim length: Restricted
I got to get a Chrono and do some serious calculating. One thing I know for sure is that they will go through more softwood planks that the retail stuff
I didn't have to modify a die but that is about the only thing I didn't have to change several times. Nothing works right at first and there is no reference point or manual to point you in the right direction.
I should be posting this in reloading instead of hijacking a thread in Firearm section Sorry... Gone....
Yup, 22 Hornet, easiest to get too.
Cases are quite another story. You would think that all 22 mag cases are the same, well think again, rim thickness can vary greatly within the same box of fifty.
Some just can't be used. I tried Federal,CCI and Winchester. Winchester most consistent cases, but I think the powder charges were weighed by a two year old.
OAL & Seating Depth..Ended up shortening the bullet by about .002 so a live round could eject and fit in clip while still maintaining a "safe" seating depth.
Very tedious and time consuming. And it is probably going to be different for every rifle.
I got about 25 various loads(15 cartridges each) ready for testing and that is not even a tenth of what I will have by the time I.m finished Who am I kidding, I'll never be finished ,)
Out here in Colorado, and in the units that I haunt, it is a tricky game to figure out how far to pack in on a rifle hunt. You want to get away from the masses that have moved game away from the roads but might want to stay close enough that you are taking advantage of the animals forced movements. There is no universal distance but I like the 1.5 to 4 mile range for day hunts where I am not planning on bivying out. This keeps you in that productive buffer zone where the animals are really...