When developing the accompanying load data, shot strings often displayed extreme spreads that were below 20 fps, and many of the better loads were less than 10 fps. The number of premium lead core hunting bullets is nearly endless. Go to Hodgdon's website, they list pressures in the load data pages. In today's video, we try out Winchester 748 powder with the 150gr Sierra Game King. It is best to obtain one lot number of cases to help eliminate that variable. If you're unsure, or just want options, check as many boxes as you'd like. But its “short-action” influence has inspired many additional cartridge designs, including the popular short. Here is a quick guide to help you get started. Available in 1 lb. W748 will equal or exceed the velocity of the other powders but I have not found it quite as accurate. 223 Winchester Super Short Magnum 50 223 Winchester Super Short Magnum 55 223 Winchester Super Short Magnum 70. Look at powders for .223. 24.0 gr. Loads fired with 168- to 200-grain bullets were done in conjunction with NoslerCustom cases. OP, 748 is a good powder but be aware it gets peaky if you develop a load in cool weather and then shoot in hot weather. The advantage is these dies often yield better accuracy and usually result in longer case life; however, loaded cartridges usually have some slight resistance when being chambered. I use a lighter load in my M-14 and a max load in my Winchester 70 30-06. It is noteworthy that the .308 Winchester is the parent case for the .243 Winchester, .260 Remington, 7mm-08 Remington, .338 Federal, .358 Winchester and a host of wildcats. I would think the 36.0 load would be the max for the 10 twist My favorite load was with SR4759 in the bolt gun Discontinued . Hornady offers the Super Shock Tipped (SST), the bonded InterBond, the long-range ELD-X and traditional lead-tipped InterLock bullets that are comparatively inexpensive and still work very well. Reasons for choosing it included its respectable accuracy that was often sub-MOA, a 22-inch barrel that is more or less an “average” length and is popular among hunters, top-rated gas protection and durability, which was required for the high volume of shooting associated with the preparation of data. Re: Load Data for Winchester 748 in my .204 Post by Rick in Oregon » Sun Jul 04, 2010 3:17 pm Purely subjective, but to me, I can't tell the difference between the 223 and 204 on targets, they're about the same (to me) in the field, but the 204 shoots noticably flatter in comparison. It works well. The low-flame temperature extends barrel life compared to other similar speed powder. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. 26.0 gr of WW-748 is a solid load. Both do consistent sub MOA groups with a myriad of loads. It seems almost difficult to develop a handload that doesn’t perform well. The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center (RDC) lists 21 different powder types that can be used in the .308 Winchester. Click "Get Data" to view results. Hunters can literally choose the type of performance they want. case length: 2.015"; trim-to length: 2.005"; max cart.OAL: 2.560"; RCBS shell holder: #2; cart. 24.0 gr. Some of this is certainly due to the cartridge’s design and comparatively short powder column; however, it is also due to the extensive selection of outstanding powders engineered specifically to give optimal performance in the .308. 24.8 gr. It meters great. I have loaded BL-C(2) in both my .30-06 and my .308 but have not used Winchester 748. ALL 250 gr 300 gr 350 gr 385 gr 400 gr 405 gr 450 gr 460 gr 485 gr 500 gr 510 gr. Winchester 748 was accurate and clean burning in my 16” 6.5 Grendel. However, if you are new to the .308 the choices can be overwhelming. 22 PPC-USA Load Data; 225 Winchester Load Data; 22 BR Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Ackley Improved Load Data; 220 Swift Load Data; 223 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 6mm PPC-USA Load Data; 6mm Creedmoor Load Data; 6mm Bench Rest Remington Load Data; 243 Winchester Load Data; 6mm Remington Load Data A broad selection of powders with the correct burn rate can be used to optimize .308 Winchester velocity and accuracy. Data developed with the above bullets should not be interchanged with more conventional cup-and-core designs, and in most instances with each other, as they each generate different pressure levels. When on the site, move your cursor over the "Reloaders' Reference" tab. Medium burn rate powder for 5.56. Then I shot the same load on a hot summer day and blew some primers. All these powders are appropriate in the listed loads. This is a discussion on winchester load data within the Ammunition forums, part of the M14 M1A Forum category; I am looking for load data for win 147 gr fmjbt win 748 powder. If you are looking for a load with powders you already have, perhaps this site will help: "castpics.net." Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. I use to shoot it a lot in a Winchester M70 match rifle. For the purposes of this article, Hornady Match and NoslerCustom cases were chosen that had a capacity of 55.9 and 56.0 grains, respectively. .30-06 (Winchester Rifle Data) reloading data with 17 loads. With a rim added and loaded with flatpoint bullets, it becomes the .307 Winchester; with that case necked up to accept .358-inch bullets, it becomes the .356 Winchester, both designed specifically for leverguns. Very good Standard Deviation, this is a very good powder you can be happy to own and use for 5.56. You would be doing well if this was the only powder you used for 5.56, it is good at everything. We like this powder, and think its very versatile for 5.56. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. All the accompanying data was developed using Winchester Small Rifle primers. I recommend Winchester cases and Remington 7 1/2 primers. but it is appearing that 748 and bl-c2 are close and meet similar standards such as wc846 and come from the same powder plant. Win 748, LC Match, Fed 210 Primer.308 Match Loads Effective out to 500 Meters If the wind is blowing like no tomorrow, the 175, 180 and 190 gr. .308 Winchester - Manufacturer Loading Data. It can do it all. loads will help you stay on target with a minimum of windage adjust required. 2.250 in. 748 is the powder of choice for 223 Remington ammunition. All times are UTC - 8 hours If I remember correctly I used Winchester 748 with 123 grain A … It should be noted that with a 3.0-grain case capacity variance, not to mention case construction and material variances from one brand to the next, velocities and pressures will change accordingly. Switching to Hodgdon Varget (an extruded powder) and using a charge weight of 46.0 grains, several primers were tried, including the CCI BR-2, Remington 9½, Winchester Large Rifle and the previously mentioned Federal Gold Medal 210M and 215M. I am working off some load data comparisons and then working with load data for the 110 Barnes Banded Solids. It was 90 degrees out during this test. Available in 1 lb. The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center (RDC) lists 21 different powder types that can be used in the .308 Winchester. For example, standard full-length sizing dies are favored for general use in bolt-action rifles, especially if ammunition is to be used in multiple rifles. and 8 lb. 308 Winchester Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) IMR 3031 38.9 2621 43.2C 2873 A-2230 40.0 2700 44.4 2924 Win 748 43.7 2732 48.6C 2972 BL-C(2) 44.9 2723 49.9C 2994 A-2460 41.6 2739 46.2 2978 I recommend Winchester cases and Remington 7 1/2 primers. What we load doesn't Blue highlighted rows are commercial, premium bullets for comparison. It is also ideal for a wide variety of centerfire rifle loads, including 222 Remington, 30-30 Winchester, 30 Winchester, and up to 485 Winchester Magnum. It offers unusually low extreme velocity spreads with any reasonable load. . I found my data with Remington 7 1/2 primer. Remembert, this is 50 yards. 41.5 gr. FBI ammo loaded by Winchester chronographs about 2830 fps from my 16 inch barrel. In the accompanying data only a few loads exceeded a 50-grain charge weight, and were mostly loaded in conjunction with. When handloading for pump action, autoloading or lever-action rifles, a full-length sizing die can work fine, but using a small-base sizer die is generally recommended to assure correct (and easy) chambering of cartridges. The .308 Winchester is an American classic that offers versatility. I didn’t load max charges or actually chronograph my loads. SMK, 42.5 gr. For the record, the T65 was an experimental military cartridge designed to replace the .30-06, with development beginning shortly after World War II. containers. For the load data chart, I narrowed them down to varmint-hunting bullets and match bullets weighing from 52 to 77 grains, and I loaded them over W748, H335, BL-C(2), Varget, Benchmark, IMR 8208 XBR, CFE 223, and IMR 4166 propellants. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. H335 is great for up to 55 grain bullets, but not if you want to shoot 75 grain. A broad selection of bullets, powders and precision cases allow handloaders to assemble ammunition that is better in every respect than at any time in its 66-year history. .223 Remington - Manufacturer Loading Data. 7lbs will keep you busy for a long time. 05-28-2020, 02:57 PM #7. bluejay75. LoadData.com is a powerful search engine that allows you to search an ever-expanding database of loads. But very minor. Double check all load data and use the manufactures recommended loads for the 223 Rem Caliber. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. 26.0 gr of WW-748 is a solid load. 2.690 in. I went to the loading data in the Lyman book and for the 150 grain jacketed XLC bullet in a .30-06 round it shows a starting charge of 48.5 gr for the BL-C(2) which yields a … It shows a starting load of 43gn / 2,517 fps / 39,200 CUP and maximum of 46.0gn / 2,706 fps / 50,300 CUP from a 24" barrel, Winchester case and Fed 210M. A few examples include Accurate 2015, 2230 and 2520, Hodgdon CFE 223, Benchmark, BL-C(2), Norma 200, Winchester 748, IMR-8208 XBR, Alliant Reloder 10X, AR-Comp, Vihtavuori N133 or Ramshot X-Terminator and TAC. This has a similar, we would say, burn tate to Varget or Reloader 15, except its a flattened ball powder, not a stick powder. However, if you are new to the .308 the choices can be overwhelming. ing to develop the “perfect load.” You can rest assured that every Winchester ammu-nition component is made to meet and exceed the most demanding requirements and performance standards in the world– yours. and 8 lb. This broad selection of components required that the accompanying data be limited to the development of hunting ammunition. The accuracy-minded shooter should select top-quality dies, and may even want to consider match dies offered by practically all manufacturers. Load at your own risk. Right click to "view background image" to see more detail. This power is ideal for 55-77 grain bullets. Winchester 748 rocks in an AR. Pet Loads and Handloader are registered trademarks of Wolfe Publishing Company. A lot of groups in the .2-.4 range. The Latest In Reloading, Straight To Your Inbox Keep up-to-date on new products, trends and tips from the leader in reloading. Winchester is the only manufacturer which backs up its data with over 125 years I did dabble with H335 which is very similar but the results didn't thrill me. Powders include Winchester This is Ball powder. Winchester 748 Winchester CCI 250 38.0 1870 42.0 Alliant Power Pro 1200-R Federal Federal 210 28.5 1973 30.7 IMR 4895 Winchester CCI 200 34.0 1820 38.0 Vihtavuori N133 Winchester CCI 200 31.0 1863 35.0 Accurate LT-32 Federal Federal 210 28.5 1946 30.8 Hodgdon H414 Winchester CCI 250 43.0 1858 47.0 Hodgdon H380 Winchester CCI 250 40.0 1816 44.0 I'm going to be doing a OCW work up with it using the Pure Precision 105gr Match AR bullets. It is also noteworthy when using spherical powders to not further reduce the “start” loads, or erratic ignition and strange pressures can occur. Not quite as accurate as Win 748 or RL 15 at 2800 fps but for 125 fps extra velocity I will take it. Sierra, Hornady, Swift, Nosler and Speer each offer an extensive line of .30-caliber hunting bullets that help make the .308 Winchester versatile. Re: From Varget tto Win 748 748 was my "go to" powder for years. With this thought in mind, loads that are just below maximum, like most factory loads, should be considered as a stopping point for these rifles. Some are designed for match-winning performance, others with the hunter in mind, while select spherical powders were designed for combat in semiautomatic and automatic rifles but also serve well in sporting applications. containers. The rifle has a 26 inch barrel and a 1 in 9 inch twist. The 748 may be fine for light varmint bullets, but, not the 100+ grain. All these powders are appropriate in the listed loads. Some of the most consistently accurate powders included Hodgdon Benchmark, Varget, H-322, BL-C(2), CFE 223, IMR-8208 XBR, IMR-4198, Accurate LT-30, LT-32, A-2015, A-2230, Ramshot TAC, Alliant RL-10X, AR-Comp, Winchester 748, Vihtavuori VV-N130 and VV-N135. I have searched this sight and cant find any. I have found 748 to be sensitive to temperature. WW748BR is my favorite 7.62 (.308) powder, but I've never tried it in .303 Brit. Click "Get Data" to view results. I have searched this sight and cant find any. The primary (accuracy) powder charge for each load … Winchester 748 is a ball powder and the choice for loading 223 Remington cartridges. Again, approach maximum loads with caution. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. I do not like to push WW-748 because what is max at 30 degrees, will be over max at 90 degrees. The .308 Winchester has always been known for outstanding accuracy. 223 caliber and have started looking for an accurate load using Winchester 748 powder. Some pressure signs, minor, started to show up 24 grains of Hornady 75 Grain BTHP Match, and also 27 grains of 55 grain Berger Match. Oct 27, 2020 #44 Websurfer said: I think powder load density is a bit low (compared to single-base stick powders). Winchester cases were used to develop the accompanying load data . hoz53. You might have to tweak it, up or down 0.2gr to 0.3gr to see what your rifle likes. It is my std load. Ive loaded several hundred of these now. Gun was super hot. Brian suggests carefully testing loads to be certain that they function properly in a specific rifle. The low-flame temperature extends barrel life compared to other similar speed powder. In checking water capacity of many commercial .308 Winchester cases, variances were significant. Here is a quick guide to help you get started. (2,706 fps is a good figure in this dataset, the highest MV from 13 Hodgdon / IMR / Win powders listed being 2,728 fps.) It showed consistent accuracy across a variety of loads and bullets. Winchester 748 is a ball powder and the choice for loading 223 Remington cartridges. Be safe, and have fun! From hunters and military members, to competition shooters and general firearm enthusiasts, we welcome anyone who values and respects the way of the firearm. That is really good trait. more than 40 years ago, my hunting load was Sierra 150-gr. It is also ideal for a wide variety of centerfire rifle loads, including 222 Remington, 30-30 Winchester, 30 Winchester, and up to 485 Winchester Magnum. This scope has recently been improved and upgraded, and it performed flawlessly throughout many shooting sessions. Reactions: Zero333. By taking all the necessary steps to make uniform cases and primer flash holes, precisely charge powder and achieve coaxial bullet seating, which can be checked with a gauging tool, the .308 has the potential to produce excellent accuracy in hunting weight rifles. Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. 44.5 gr. FN bullets fired by IMR 4320 at approximately 2100 f.p.s. We would shoot that all day, its OK for us. We like the Predator profile better with the carbon fiber handguard. A significant virtue of the .308 Winchester is its outstanding accuracy. Ideal for 5.56. 175 gr. Right click to view background image for more detail. It has established an excellent reputation among match competitors and is often used in 1,000-yard competition. Additional tests showed there were practically no ballistic or pressure changes when a given load was fired in each of these two cases. We tested this while pulling a string inside a tank (jokes) FAXON Barrels. ... No load data...so we just went to town. A Ruger M77 Hawkeye with a 22-inch barrel and Weaver 3-12x Grand Slam scope was used to test .308 Winchester handloads. Bolt-action rifles often handle near maximum loads better than lever actions, such as the Browning BLR 81 and Savage Model 99 (center and right). Maximum case length for the .308 Winchester is 2.015 inches. .308 Winchester - Manufacturer Loading Data. 308 Load Data for ARs ... Winchester carefully followed these developments and in 1952 introduced a new commercial version of the proposed new military round. I have also seen powder lot numbers vary enough to bump pressures to undesirable levels. The low-flame temperature extends barrel life compared to other similar speed powder. All the loads are developed by the staff of Handloader magazine and the archives of Handloader and Rifle magazines. It shows a comparison between Winchester, Hodgdon, IMR, Accurate, Alliant, VihtaVuori, Ramshot, and Norma powders. ... be thrown. Most notable is the Barnes Tipped Triple Shock X-Bullet, but there are several good examples, including the Hornady GMX that produced .5-inch groups in the test rifle. Noticably a little bit dirtier, but my ballistic tips shoot pretty well with it. As indicated, there is a huge selection of top-notch extruded and spherical powders that have been designed primarily for the .308/7.62 NATO cartridges. Select your cartridge type from the drop-down list. The low-flame temperature extends barrel life compared to other similar speed powder. Gentlemen, I recently purchased a beautiful Savage BTCSS in Rem. It is not so much an issue of strength or safety but rather function. The .308 Winchester has been chambered in a variety of action types, including the previously mentioned bolt action, lever, pump, semiautomatic and single shots (typically in falling block persuasion). CCI 450's, BR-4, or #41 are ok too. I made three each with standard and magnum primers. While these loads worked flawlessly in the Ruger Hawkeye, they may give some leverguns, such as the Savage Model 99, Winchester Model 88, some Browning BLR variants and pump-action Remington Models 760 and 7600 some difficulties. Good velocities. I do not like to push WW-748 because what is … The number of solid expanding hunting bullets continues to grow. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type Primer Notes; Alliant - RL-15: 69 gr. 22 PPC-USA Load Data; 225 Winchester Load Data; 22 BR Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Ackley Improved Load Data; 220 Swift Load Data; 223 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 6mm PPC-USA Load Data; 6mm Creedmoor Load Data; 6mm Bench Rest Remington Load Data; 243 Winchester Load Data; 6mm Remington Load Data Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type Primer Notes; Accurate - 2230: 130 gr. Find what you need in four easy steps. I like the way it metered and accuracy was always good from those loads. CCI 450's, BR-4, or #41 are ok too. Bullets from other manufacturers may not produce equivalent pressure or velocities; therefore, it is not recommended that this data be used with components other than as listed. If you're unsure, or just want options, check as many boxes as you'd like. But it has a slower burn rate in 223. A few of its features include a one-piece main tube, multicoated lenses, argon purged tubes, it is waterproof, fogproof and features a precision Micro-trac adjustment system, .25-MOA finger-click adjustments, a fast-focus eyepiece and matte finish. lol thats the problem, out of all my sources for loading data not finding any for the 748 in ppc or 6br in that class range of bullet weights. ing to develop the “perfect load.” You can rest assured that every Winchester ammu-nition component is made to meet and exceed the most demanding requirements and performance standards in the world– yours. Subsonic Handloads in .308 Win – Testing Results I started the 180gr loads seated to the cannelure with 12, 11, and 10 grains of TB. A variety of .308 Winchester factory loads were checked for velocity. Hornady cases were used for developing all load data with bullets ranging in weight from 100 to 165 grains. Some days I had serious bolt lift issues. Loads fired with 168- to 200-grain bullets were done in conjunction with NoslerCustom cases. The .308 Winchester (center), .223 Remington (left) and the .30-06 (right) all started out as military cartridges and gained wide acceptance for civilian use. It went in 7MM08, 308 and 30-06 hunting loads and worked just fine. The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center (RDC) lists 21 different powder types that can be used in the .308 Winchester. .22-250 Brass With Lapua now making .22-250 cases, shooters now have a clear “best choice” for .22-250 cartridge brass: Lapua. Ball powders have some quirks it's worth knowing about. This was before I understood the need to … It is ideal for a wide variety of centerfire rifle loads, including 222 Remington, 30-30 Winchester, 308 Winchester, and up to 485 Winchester Magnum. Some of the accompanying maximum loads generate pressures that exceed most (but not all) factory loads; however, they are within industry maximum average pressure guidelines. But it has a slower burn rate in 223. It is also ideal for a wide variety of centerfire rifle loads, including 222 Remington, 30-30 Winchester, 30 Winchester, and up to 485 Winchester Magnum. With that said, notable powders that received top marks in accuracy include Hodgdon Varget, Benchmark, CFE 223, H-4895, BL-C(2), H-322, IMR-4895, Winchester 748, 8208-XBR, Accurate A-2015, A-2460, A-2495, A-2520, A-2230, Norma 203-B, Alliant RL-15, RL-17, Power Pro 2000-MR, Ramshot X-Terminator, TAC and Vihtavuori N150. Made a big difference in consistancy. However, if you are new to the .308 the choices can be overwhelming. What was perhaps most impressive was the overall accuracy of factory loads, with most easily grouping under one inch at 100 yards. It is also ideal for a wide variety of centerfire rifle loads, including 222 Remington, 30-30 Winchester, 30 Winchester, and up to 458 Winchester Magnum. This would officially become the 7.62x51mm (aka 7.62 NATO) in 1954. All these powders are appropriate in the listed loads. It is always recommended to begin with “start” loads and work up carefully to maximum charges while carefully watching for signs of excess pressure. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. Become a Load Data member, access over 300,796 load recipies. Average velocities from each of those loads were recorded at 2,758, 2,761, 2,765, 2,741 and 2,765 fps, respectively, while extreme velocity spreads were 29, 16, 22, 14 and 8 fps. The three most accurate loads included Hornady 165-grain SST Superformance, Nosler 165-grain Ballistic Tip and Black Hills 155-grain Hornady A-MAX. Winchester 748 This is Ball powder. Select your cartridge type from the drop-down list. or Winchester LR primers which were made for lighting 748. The powders below are listed in the order of their approximate burning rate, from the quickest powder to the slowest. Winchester 748 is a ball powder and the choice for loading 223 Remington cartridges. Swift offers the Scirocco II and A-Frame with two distinctly different types of performance, while Sierra and Speer offer more traditional cup-and-core lead tipped bullets that are suitable for the distances that the majority of big game is shot. Gold $$ Contributor. Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. Find what you need in four easy steps. It is currently Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:03 pm: Board index » Gun Talk » Reloading. A fired case that is easily leveraged and extracted by a bolt-action rifle may give some resistance when being pulled from the chamber with the straight pull-style extractor of the Savage Model 99, and possibly the other actions mentioned. We know that you are mostly here for the data, but we do want to share a few other recommendations when reloading 223 Winchester. This has a similar, we would say, burn tate to Varget or Reloader 15, except its a flattened ball powder, not a stick powder. The low flame temperature of 748 extends barrel life compared to other similar speed powders. Vihtavuori N133. When I started handloading the .30-30 Win. 47.5 gr. We convert to MOA below...  What makes this powder good, perhaps, is that the 26.1-27 grain loads in the Berger 55 Match bullets, all had basically the same point of impact. I would think its a little faster burning than say AA2520 or CFE223, and slower burning than AA2230, 2460 or H335. .356 Winchester (Speer Reloading Manual #14) Warning! Here is a quick guide to help you get started. A new Weaver Grand Slam 3-12x 42mm (1-inch main tube) variable scope was installed. While there was no huge velocity difference produced by each primer (24 fps at most), all the standard large rifle primers generated less than 60,000 psi pressure, while the Federal 215M Large Rifle Magnum primer increased pressure to more than 63,000 psi, which again exceeds industry standards. I developed a load for an AR that was very accurate and no signs of pressure back in my early days of reloading. Die selection may be influenced by which rifle or ammunition will be used. Winchester is the only manufacturer which backs up its data with over 125 years winchester load data. Good performer overall. While it is not identical to the .308 Winchester, according to the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI), it can be used in sporting rifles chambered for .308 Winchester. winchester load data. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. Above 90 degrees I have experienced indications of high pressure with published load data … A load that exhibits completely normal pressures, or pressures that are within industry guidelines, can jump quickly above recommended levels with the addition of just one or 2 grains of powder (or by switching case brands or even lot numbers). Maximum overall cartridge length for the .308 Winchester is 2.810 inches, though many bullet profiles must be seated to a shorter overall length to allow correct chambering in production rifles. PMC cases held the least, at 53.1 grains, while Winchester held the most at 56.1 grains. . Though Norma-brand .22-250 brass is also very good, the new Lapua brass is even more consistent, and it is stronger. I am using new Remington brass, 68 grain … Wolfe Publishing Company | 2180 Gulfstream Suite A | Prescott, AZ 86301. Using bullets from Pointed Soft Point, SP, Fail Safe (CT), Hollow Point, Full Metal Jacket Boat Tail, Hollow Point Boat Tail. Some shooters prefer using a neck sizing die when ammunition is to be used in a single bolt-action or single-shot rifle. It was high velocity as well. *Disclaimer: The load data contained on this site is intended for use with Barnes Bullets. Didn't matter, it just kept grouping tight over and over. This is a discussion on winchester load data within the Ammunition forums, part of the M14 M1A Forum category; I am looking for load data for win 147 gr fmjbt win 748 powder. As pointed out Winchester 748 will certainly do the job. 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