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Old 01-07-2010, 09:30 PM
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Default Best stock load for savage model 12 22-250

Hey Guys i just bought a svage 22-250 model 12 low profile. can you give me an idea what stock shells would work best for this set up. I plan on using it for Groundhogs and coyotes. I will even take any suggestions on reloading my own.
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:31 PM
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I usually suggest that a guy try as many different brands, bullet weights and types as he can possibly afford. Each gun can be different. Use the one load that shoots best to hunt with and practice with the rest. You are breaking in the gun and familiarizing yourself with it at the same time.
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Old 01-08-2010, 10:37 AM
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I shoot the Savage 12 Varmint and the best factory load I have found so far is the Federal 55gr psp. They do pass through but usually just in and out without the fist size hole. I have tried Vmax's and they seem to destroy everything they hit on the side they hit on. Remington 55gr psp are my second choice but imo not as good for the pelts. If pelts aren't a concern then the 40 gr vmax is deadly and I know from shooting gophers they are deadly accurate, at least out of my gun. Like weasel said you have to try and see what you like best. In the states you guys have more options than we do up here.
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Old 01-10-2010, 09:43 PM
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Sometimes I think we have WAY TO many choices.
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Old 01-12-2010, 12:52 AM
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Winchester 45GR JHP.. Won't let you down.
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:08 PM
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Thanks guys for the choices. I will definatly take a look at the choices you gave me. If you guys think of anything else please let me know.
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Old 02-23-2010, 12:55 PM
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Do you have the 1/9 twist barrel or 1/12 it makes a diff on bullet selection
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Old 02-23-2010, 01:06 PM
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Barnes VLC bullets 50 gr 4100 Fps 0-1/4 inch groups at 100yds. set accu / tigger to 1 1/2 pds. i believe that was with 1/12 twist have to look in my log book when i get home to verify that though. And Hornady also makes several great bullets for handloaders too for .224
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Old 03-16-2010, 09:28 PM
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hemiram,handloads that shoot well for me (sub moa) model 10 H380 39.5gr.Model 16 IMR4007ssc 40.0 both use sierra blitz king 50 gr.#1450.Remember chamber/guns vary flip flop these loads they dont shoot as well.Hope this helps.
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Old 03-16-2010, 10:33 PM
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has anyone tried the Varmit Gernades from barnes...
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