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The first of the bullet info gathering threads, lets try to keep the chit chat to a minium and not argu with others opinions. Please just post the facts or your experience with the bullets. How they performed on game, the accuracy of the bullet and loading data that produced good accuracy. If you don't have any experience please let those that do have experience provide the info for others to learn from.
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BC-.370
 

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32.5gr of H335 with the 110s loaded to 2.295" will produce over 2800fps from our 16" barrels. Expansion and penetration was good at 372yds on an elk.
34gr of H335 was my max load out of the old 12 twist 3 groove barrels, 20" barrel produced close to 2950fps.
As always start low and work up loads, the 34 gr load is not recommended except in the best spec barrels.
 

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The 110 gr Nosler Accubond is one of the most accurate from my 20" 1:11 6 groove McGowan Precision barreled bolt action rifle. This 5 shot group was shot last May at ~100 ft. above sea level, temperature was 85 deg. and wind was 4 to 5 mph. This load is above published max., but it is loaded long (2.350") and the brass shows no sign of pressure. The brass is SSA (5X+ reloads) and primers are Wolf SRM. If I were loading to mag. length (2.295"), I would start ~27.5 gr. and work up slowly.

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18" SPCII barrel, fired SSA brass, CCI41 primers, 2.280 COAL w/ light crimp.

My hunting load is H322 powder producing 2630 FPS into tiny groups. If anything like my results with AA2200 and the Hornady HPBT, I should be able to get more velocity and still maintain the accuracy.

Complete pass through of the chest cavity on a whitetail doe this year. Quick and efficient kill.
 

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Here's my best 5-shot group and all data on it
 

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I was running 30.2 grains of 10x with this getting 2833 with my 1-12 20 inch and 2750 or so with the 16 inch... I would love to say I have killed something with it but I havent.....
 

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I topped out at 30.5 of H335 and accuracy was just fair. I used up to 29.0 of H322 with excellent results. I used up to 28.3 of RL10x with very good accuracy. I have used up 31.2 of IMR 8208 with good results. All loads were with used SSA brass and CCI41 primers. This is one of the least tested bullets that I have loaded and unfortunately I have not killed anything with it. It is a very accurate bullet in my opinion and would think that it would be a game dropper.
 

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I've taken 4 deer with the 110 gr. AB. All 4 were 'pass through' shots with no bullet recovery. One was DRT, broke both shoulders, the other three ran 10 yds. or so with VERY good blood trails on all three. I can't tell much difference in wound channels between the 110 NAB and the 95 gr. TTSX both are excellent hunting bullets. All deer were taken with handloads but I'm at work now and don't want to post the wrong load data so my 10X load date will be in a later post.
 

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Facts and data please. Define "good accuracy or good results". --That doesn't tell us much.
 

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On 24 January 2010 I shot a sub 0.5 group using previously fired SSA Brass, 29.8 gr. of RE-10x, Wolf .223 Primers. OAL was 2.295. This was from an 18 inch barrel, one of the first Bison Armory barrels released. The group measured 0.74 inches outside edge to outside edge. The load was upper end, I had slight flattening (primer shoulders still rounded) and light swipes. Apologies but no chronograph on that load. I proofed the load using 29.5 gr. on the lower and 30.2 gr. on the upper end. Both of those shot groups of 1 inch, with the 30.2 gr. load showing flat primers and definite swipes.

On 02 July 2009, I shot 1 inch groups using previously fired SSA Brass, 32.2 gr. of BL-C(2) and Wolf 223 primers. OAL was 2.295. I had one group that went below 3/4 inch. No pressure signs, but only 2480 ft/sec for velocity. The groups held MOA at 200 yards.

Work has been busy, but I am trying to get out with the new 16" ARP barrel I have and compare the two rifles. I have plenty of RE-10X, now some 335 but I am running low on 110 AB's though.
 

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29gr RL 10x
ssa brass
cci #41
2.295"

I shot two deer last August with this load. First was 140ish yards. Shot through the neck DRT. The wound channel was very impressive, and appeared to have rapid expansion on the bullet. I could stick two fingers in either side of the wound channel after the hide was removed. The bullet just grazed the bottom of one vertebrea but completely shattered it, and cracked two others. pass through no bullet recovered.
The second deer, shot about 30 seconds later, was closer to 200 yards. He was also shot through the neck DRT. Bullet entered the back of the nexck and exited through the lower jaw. Similar sized wound channel as the other deer, with broken vertabrea. But the exit through all the jaw bone was massive. The lower jawbone on the left side was almost non existant. Just a couple teeth left attatched to the gums. Devastating to say the least.
In my eyes this is an absolutely fantastic hunting bullet. Groups under an inch at 100yards (5shots) and under two inches at 200 yards without even trying very hard out of my Noveske. Highly recommend this bullet.
 

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Facts and data please. Define "good accuracy or good results". --That doesn't tell us much.
All loads were tested with a 16" ARP 5r scout barrel/bolt combo and were 2.295 COL without crimp from well used SSA brass and with CCI 41 primers.

H335 @ 30.5 grains- 2561 Av fps- .979" 3 shot group at 100 yards
H322 @ 29.0 grains- 2518 Av fps- .273" 3 shot group at 100 yards (1.187" for 5 shots)
RL10X @ 28.3 grains- 2546 Av fps- .645" 3 shot group at 100 yards (1.669" for 5 shots)
IMR 8208 @ 30.6 grains- 2506 Av fps- 1.02" 3 shot group at 200 yards
IMR 8208 @ 31.2 grains- 2534 Av fps- 2.57" 3 shot group at 200 yards.
 

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Our last loading on the 110 Accubond was:

2,562 FPS
54,000 PSI
8 SD
24 ES
10 shot group
Spec II
1-10 twist
16" barrel

Drop Table
Zero 100
+.22 @ 50 yrds
0 @ 100
-5.38 @ 200
-18.53 @ 300

Art - SSA
 

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32.5gr of H335 with the 110s loaded to 2.295" will produce over 2800fps from our 16" barrels. Expansion and penetration was good at 372yds on an elk.
34gr of H335 was my max load out of the old 12 twist 3 groove barrels, 20" barrel produced close to 2950fps.
As always start low and work up loads, the 34 gr load is not recommended except in the best spec barrels.
When you say the bold part above, are you saying your newer barrel might not handle as hot of a load as well?

I just received a Mega upper and lower that I had on back order forever, so now I'm trying to decide what to build next. I'm thinking about building a "blind gun" upper with a 20" barrell. If I can get over 2900 fps with a 110gr AB, I think I may just go that way.

I would of course always start low and work up slowly watching for pressure signs.
 

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Hmm. Wonder what powder WC is using to get 2700fps?
 

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My favorite load in my Bison 18 inch barrel with a 110 AB is 28.8 AA220 with SSA brass and CCI 450 primers loaded out to 2.295. I'm getting right at 2680fps average. Getting 1 MOA. I wish I took a pic of my last group. Ten rounds ate a hole in the target. Brass shows I could shoot hotter but the gun is shooting good at a reasonable velocity. A big plus is that the 110gr Hornady that I load lots of has the same POI at 100 yards. Also the factory SSA 110 AB TAC load is only about 50fps slower and there load was tested in a 16 inch barrel. In my 18 inch barrel the factory SSA may be close to my reloads.
 

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I just bought a box of 110 gr AB today. I'm a nervous when it comes to reloading. I dont like to push the limits of anything. I have a 16" ARP 6.8 ,AA2200 powder,once fired hornady and SSA brass, and CCI 41 primers. Where would be a safe place to start. I also have a PRI mag but would like to stay around 2.285 to 2.290. Thanks guys
 

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I just bought a box of 110 gr AB today. I'm a nervous when it comes to reloading. I dont like to push the limits of anything. I have a 16" ARP 6.8 ,AA2200 powder,once fired hornady and SSA brass, and CCI 41 primers. Where would be a safe place to start. I also have a PRI mag but would like to stay around 2.285 to 2.290. Thanks guys
Start low 28 and work up and you should be okay.
 

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I don't reload, yet. But I think I would be hard pressed to do better then this load from SSA.
Yep, it's a 10 shot group.
Only 2 deer taken so for.
My wife's first deer. 130 lb. doe.- Face on @ 179 yds. - clipped the heart and destroyed the lungs.
No photos but trust when I say, "outstanding wound channel / tissue damage" . No bullet recovery.
My daughters First deer. 90 lb button buck. - Broad side @ 130 yds. - heart and both lungs destroyed. No bullet recovery.

Forgot - Check out the 6.8 hunting section for their hunting pix.

 
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