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Looking for reduced load data for .30-30 cast bullets.
 

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Mlivie,

What weight bullet(s) would you like to use and what velocity range are you shooting for?

John
 

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150 or 170 gr cast flat point with gas check,around 1500 to 1800 fps
 

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mlivie,

You've come to the right place, 'cause where the .30-30 is concerned my friend John Kort is The Man!

One suggestion though. At the velocities you mentioned, go with a somewhat softer bullet alloy around 15 BHN or so for best results, particularly if you want to hunt with the cast loads. John, would you agree?
 

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Bill,
Thank you for the kind words. I am humbled..........
Yes, I would definitely agree that soft-medium hardness bullets  will work the best most of the time in the 1500-1800 f.p.s. range.

mlivie,
Here are some loads I've used that have given good results in the velocity range you are shooting for.

16 grs. / 4227 / CCI 200 primer
17 grs. / 4759 / Rem 9 1/2 primer
18 grs. / 5744 / WLR primer
25 grs. / 4895 / WLR primer

No doubt there are other powders / loads that would work just as well, but these are the ones I have used would good success.

Good luck,
John
 
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