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Pet loads for 8x56R and m95/30 "stutzen"?

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Pet loads for 8x56R and m95/30 "stutzen"?

#1 Post by professrh » Thu May 31, 2018 12:26 pm

So, anybody got a favorite handload for the m95 stutzen? I've had pretty good results with Varget and Hornady's 205-grain PSPs, but want to broaden my base (and develop a top-shelf round for hog hunts).

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#2 Post by kraggman » Thu May 31, 2018 1:01 pm

I use 40 gr of Varget with a 208 gr PPU bullet. I apply a light crimp also. Has much lighter recoil than commercial rounds. Accuracy is good.

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Re: Pet loads for 8x56R and m95/30 "stutzen"?

#3 Post by Rapidrob » Thu May 31, 2018 1:51 pm

LoadID 8792
Bullet hard cast gas check semi-spitzer
Bullet Weight 205 grs
Powder IMR 7383 surplus
Powder Weight 44.0 grs
Primer WLR
Brass Make Privi
Barrel Length 30" (inches)
C.O.L (inches)
Velocity 2150 fps
Group 100 yds 2" (inches)
Submitted By Rapidrob
Gun Info 1895 Steyr Long rifle straight pull
Comment accurate out to 500 yards
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NRA Endowment Member
President New Mexico Military Surplus Rifle Pistol Shooters

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Re: Pet loads for 8x56R and m95/30 "stutzen"?

#4 Post by Cattus Borealis » Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:35 pm

My steyrs seem to like cast bullets at short range.

225 grain bullet sized .331, no 2 lyman alloy

13 grains Vectan BA 9

Privi Partizan brass, S&B primer

I have also had luck with the same bullet using 24 grains of AA 5744 powder.
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Re: Pet loads for 8x56R and m95/30 "stutzen"?

#5 Post by professrh » Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:36 pm

Thanks, gentlemen!

Going to get back to the losing bench soon.

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