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    Published on 10-22-2014 02:21 PM  Number of Views: 6497 

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    .256 Winchester Magnum

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   Lyman 257420
     CALIBER TYPE   .256 Winchester Mag.
     RATING   8
     LEAD SIZE   74
     POWDER TYPE   Alliant 2400
     POWDER AMOUNT   11.0 gr.
     PRIMER   Win Small Rifle
     BRASS   Fed. formed from .357 Nickel
     BARREL LENGTH   24" Marlin 62
     F.P.S   2230 FPS
     GROUP SIZE   3/4" @ 50 yds.
     OVERALL LENGTH   Seated just short of rifling
     GUN DETAILS   Marlin 62 24" bbl. 3-9X Simmons scope.
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  Cases formed from .357 mag brass first by pushing back shoulder 1/4" with .30 Luger Die, then running thru .256 full length die. Then case neck & shoulder annealed and run back thru full length die.
     SUBMITTED ON   12 Sep 2009
     SUBMITTED BY   Newtire
    Published on 10-22-2014 02:20 PM  Number of Views: 6510 

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    .256 Winchester Magnum

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   60 gr. Horn FP
     CALIBER TYPE   .256 Winchester Mag
     RATING   10
     LEAD SIZE   60
     POWDER TYPE   Win. 296
     POWDER AMOUNT   15.5 gr.
     PRIMER   Win Small Rifle
     BRASS   Fed formed from .357 mag.
     BARREL LENGTH   24"
     F.P.S   2700 fps
     GROUP SIZE   1/2" @ 50 yds.
     OVERALL LENGTH   Just off rifling
     GUN DETAILS   Marlin 62 24" bbl.
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  See cast bullet load for case forming details
     SUBMITTED ON   12 Sep 2009
     SUBMITTED BY   Newtire

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