Any of the managed recoil loads in … 28 gr of IMR 4198 behind a 100 grain Nozler Partition shot very well in my daughters 700 Rem Youth Rifle. I make home loads for just about all my rifles. Now we need to get him a javelina tag. Recoil will be dependent on the weight of the rifle and the .243 load you select. Ideal for training, particularly for women and youth shooters, where even a light standard target load can wallop the shoulder hard. In proper hands, the .243 can take elk and caribou. 95 gr sst with max load of h4831sc. It should not be considered a viable deer cartridge. So I bought a box of hornadys lite recoil and she can handle them. The .243 Winchester’s light recoil is a plus for shooters who are susceptible to recoil sensitivity. load, the FRE was 22 percent less than that of a standard full-power load. This is where things get a bit more interesting. Could you share your recipes on what has worked? EVERYTHING ABOUT RECOIL. Some load a .22-250 Remington or .243 Winchester down to .223 levels, not only saving per-round costs but also reducing recoil and extending barrel life. For example, a .243 in an 8.0-pound rifle with a 100-grain bullet at 2960 fps. Driving the light 55-75 grain pills, the .243 provides the flat trajectory and high impact energy varminters love. He's 10 years old and is pretty lightly built. So I bought a box of hornadys lite recoil and she can handle them. I load 17 grains of Blue Dot with 80 grain pointed hollow point boat tail Remington bullets for practice rounds for my soon to be 12 year old son. All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! H4895 powder was chosen because it is the slowest burning propellant that ignites uniformly in reduced charges. 22 Caliber 55 Grain 6mm 55 Grain Different dimensions because of the larger barrel on the .243 of course, but otherwise the "same" bullet. I would not hesitate to shoot a deer under 100 yards with that set up. The .243 Winchester is pressure sensitive to changes This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. The velocity was right at 2500 fps and he dropped a doe at ~ 75/80 yrs with no problems. A > silencer is little more than a series of baffles similar to a car's muffler > and while they do a fair job at reducing the report of a firearm, do nothing Trying to work up a light load for a recoil sensitive shooter. Three shots were about 1.25" at 100 yards, recoil is about 1/2 of a factory load if even that. Very light in my Marlin XS7 but gives me .4-.5" 3 shot groups at 100 yards. I made some practice loads for my son with 11.5 gr of trailboss and 100 sierras. Consider about 33g of H4895 with either the 85 tsx or the 95 NBT. He has become quite a marksman with it with the light recoil. 95 gr sst with max load of h4831sc. All factors being equal, a light bullet produces less recoil and range then a heavier slug. She is very hesitant shooting the loads I made for my boy. Tried the 95VLD but accuracy fell off after 250yds. How does a 243 Winchester, for instance, compare against the kick of a 270 Winchester or 300 Winchester Magnum? 12 soft-recoiling deer loads that will get the job done without punishing the shooter. Pretty light. program or calculated from the formula given in the Lyman Reloading Handbook, 43rd Edition. Get the kid out shooting clays with a 20 gauge, and he'll never notice the recoil of the 243. For hunting loads only I use 38 grains of IMR 3031, and even that it is a very mild load but at 2800 fps it works great, and when shooting at an animal my daughter doesn't notice the additional recoil. Well the box is almost gone so it’s time to load. The thing that got me thinking about it is seeing Nosler do these 2 bullets in their Varmint series. They are easy MOA accurate at 100 yards and he can shoot 50+ at a sitting with no problem. My daughter at the age of 14 and a weight of maybe 85 pounds had no trouble with recoil from her Remington .243. with a 95 grain ballistic tip.. about 2700 fps.. Recoil reduced ammo loads If you are looking for ways to reduce recoil without spending a bunch of money on a new rifle, you may want to switch to a managed-recoil cartridge. My daughter is extremely small framed. 30 grains of RL 7, with ANY bullet weight you desire... Just went through this yesterday for the son of a friend. I make home loads for just about all my rifles. The .30-30 Winchester reduced recoil loads are also primarily training and plinking loads; they are, at best, marginal deer loads. It offers light recoil, flat trajectory and can be housed in a short action bolt rifle, and always ranks as one of the most handloaded rifle cartridges. https://imrpowder.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/h4895-reduced-rifle-loads.pdf, https://imrpowder.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/trail-boss-reduced-loads-r_p.pdf. The .243 Winchester again gets the velocity advantage running 440 feet per second faster than its rival, but as with the middle loads, the .25-06 Remington is still more powerful with a 405 ft.lbf lead, a 21.69% energy advantage. The gun is a Rossi single shot youth gun. The balance of light recoil and versatility as both a varmint and big game cartridge quickly led to the .243 being one of the most popular rifle chamberings in the world. Last edited by dk17hmr; 09-19-2008 at 11:30 PM . A good example is a 110 gr bullet meant for a 30 carbine. I'd just go -3 grains from the normal loads you are using. Sent my 10 yr old Grandson out with 87gr Hornady SP over 26gr of H4895 in a H&R 243 last year. I've got a youth model .243 here for my oldest boy, and I would like to have him start shooting low recoil loads for deer hunting. ” These loads give enough velocity to break a thrown clay target but take a big bite out of the recoil. > > loads out of the 243 and it should bring recoil down to 22hornet > > standards. I just loaded some for my buddies kid, he has a NEF superlight youth gun in 243, extremly light right, when the rifle went off I could keep the crosshair on target through the recoil. I found one a Speer manual but was wondering if there is … I've got 70 grain NBT, 85 grain TSX, 87 grain VMax, and 96 grain NBT bullets on hand. My boy has out grown it and my girl started hunting this year. Reduce recoil ammo claims to maintain hunting effectiveness out to 200 yards while reducing recoil by roughly half. For a .243 it kicks pretty good. this is a powerful and flat shooting(3100 fps) tack driving load. Barrel is short, 22 inches. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by Jpron, Dec 29, 2018. Hodgdon recommends taking max loads for H4895 powder and multiplying by 0.6 to get the minimum amout of powder that can be safely used to develope a reduced powder load. The youth loads developed for hunting approximate pistol velocities in rifles, and therefore, similar performance on game animals. The recoil energy and recoil velocity figures are taken from various sources including the recoil nomograph in the Handloader's Digest 8th Edition, various online recoil calculators, the Remington Shoot! I am interested in developing a recuded load in a 243 for my grand daughter to start with. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. Handloading the .243 Win allows you to take advantage of the caliber’s versatility by customizing your loads. The .30-30 fires a heavier bullet than the .243, but at a lower velocity and with a smaller powder volume, so they both produce similar recoil numbers if rifle weight is constant. History Introduced in 1955 the .243 Winchester is based on the 7.62x51 military (.308 Winchester) case necked down to .243” (6mm). Shooting 80-100 grain hunting bullets, a .243 will anchor a buck with authority. With hunting season drawing near I thought that I would share a reduced load for the .243 Win. He didn't care for it much. None of the three Custom Lite loads I tested produced more than 8 pounds of FRE! Managed-Recoil® bullets deliver 2x expansion with over 75% weight retention on shots inside of 50 yards and out to 200 yards. In fact, at most Michigan ranges, a .22 centerfire with a modern bullet and proper bullet placement crushes deer. The 4895/partition load is mild recoil and plenty accurate though shoots much higher POI than practice load so need to play around some more as would like them to be close. As for the .243 Win. It's going to tough to lighten the recoil on a 243, given that there isn't much to begin with. Thanks, Can anyone tell me load data on the 95 gr sst, can I use the h4895? For this type of shooting, loads are reduced even more than the hunting loads listed here. She is very hesitant shooting the loads I made for my boy. I shoot 34gr of w748 under an 85 gr bthp. Just started shooting my new "All weather" Ruger American in 270 win. The end result is a high-performance bullet optimized to provide the on-game results you've come to expect from Remington Ammunition with just half the felt recoil. Palmettostatearmory, i have a savage youth 243 rifle for my kids to hunt and shoot. i have a savage youth 243 rifle for my kids to hunt and shoot. If anyone has tried this what was your expeience with it? My old standard load for 270 is 54.5 grs of 4350 under a 130gr sierra #1820 BTSP. This analysis indicates the Hornady Custom Lite reduced recoil .243 Winchester load should only be used for training, plinking and hunting Class 1 game. Would any powder at a light load weight reduce recoil or are certain powders just lower recoil? Thanks! First we must recall that for every action there is an opposite and equal reaction. Even … My boy has out grown it and my girl started hunting this year. I've got a youth model .243 here for my oldest boy, and I would like to have him start shooting low recoil loads for deer hunting. These are not full power deer hunting rounds, but rounds to practice trigger squeeze, breath control, how to hold the rifle, work the bolt, etc. Heavy .223 loads vs light .243 loads. For years H4895 has been the top choice of cast bullet shooters. 01-31-2008, 09:27 AM #11. View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Jul 2005 Location Riverton,WY Posts 27. > > Dan > > Dan, > > I do believe that you are talking about a muzzle brake, not a silencer. producing loads effective to 200 yards with minimal recoil. For the 243 I just looked at my IMR loading data and it shows 25.0 grains of IMR 4227 with an 80 grain bullet gets 2,695 fps. When he shoots full power loads he says he can feel the difference and is not interested in doing lots in a row. It isn’t listed in my book but it’s a couple editions old , I really don’t feel like dropping $30 to see. For deer at typical Michigan ranges, a .243 crushes deer. Could you share your recipes on what has worked? I’m not so worried on fps as she probably won’t be shooting much over a couple hundred yards. Nice light load and shoots bugholes. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. 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