Thread: 22/250 for deer
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Old 10-14-2017, 07:35 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Ironworker View Post
I hand load ,so I'll be loading up some 70gr Speer .224 bullets. Thanks for that information.
You may have trouble stabilizing the 70gr bullet in a 22-250 unless it's a fast twist. If it is a traditional 1:12 or 1:14 you're going to need to use a 63gr Sierra SMP or a 55gr bullet.
Those twist rates just don't work with a heavier bullet.

I worked with a guy that was from Ely. He used the factory Winchester 64gr Power Point ammo. He said you had to be careful on shot placement and how far you were shooting. He stepped up to a 25-06 after shooting mine.
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