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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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.221 Remington Fireball in Kimber Model 84

.221 Remington Fireball in Kimber Model 84
Warning! Notes: Test rifle: Kimber Model 84 with 22-inch barrel (Sporter weight). All cartridge cases were resized full length after each firing. Velocities chronographed with Oehler Model 33 with Skyscreens spaced five feet apart, 10 feet from muzzle, corrected for temperature and converted to muzzle velocity. (Handloader Issue 130)
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
45 Sierra Spitzer Hodgdon H-4227 Subscribe 2,978
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: A
45 Sierra Spitzer Hodgdon H-4227 Subscribe 2,965
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: A
45 Sierra Spitzer Hodgdon H-4227 Subscribe 3,137
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A
45 Sierra Spitzer IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 3,117
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: B
45 Sierra Spitzer IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 3,170
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: B; highest velocity load
45 Sierra Spitzer IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 3,129
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A
45 Nosler Hornet Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,774
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.80; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: A
45 Nosler Hornet Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,804
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.80; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: A+; very accurate
45 Nosler Hornet Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,868
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.80; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A+; extremely accurate
45 Nosler Hornet Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,969
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.80; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A
45 Nosler Hornet Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 3,146
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.80; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: C; do not exceed!
50 Sierra Spz. H.V. IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 3,014
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: B; do not exceed!
50 Sierra Spz. H.V. IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 3,027
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A; do not exceed!
50 Sierra Spz. H.V. Hodgdon BL-C(2) Subscribe 2,930
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A
50 Sierra Spz. H.V. Hodgdon BL-C(2) Subscribe 3,022
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.91; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A+; maximum compression, bullet seated out, most accurate load
50 Nosler Match Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,750
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.87; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: B
50 Nosler Match Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,722
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.87; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: A+; extremely accurate
50 Nosler Match IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,987
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.87; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A; compressed load
50 Hornady Sp.Pt. Winchester W-748 Subscribe 2,640
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.87; case expansion: moderate; accuracy class: B
50 Hornady Sp.Pt. Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2,980
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.87; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: B
50 Hornady Sp.Pt. Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2,953
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.87; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A+; extremely accurate
50 Hornady Sp.Pt. Accurate MR-2460 Subscribe 3,052
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.87; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: B; highest velocity w/50-gr. bullet
52 Sierra HP B-R IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,761
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: A
52 Sierra HP B-R IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,871
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A
52 Sierra HP B-R IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,869
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: B
52 Sierra HP B-R Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 2,962
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A
52 Sierra HP B-R Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 3,068
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A+; very accurate with high velocity; do not exceed!
52 Sierra HP B-R Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 3,055
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A; do not exceed!
52 Sierra HP B-R Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2,860
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: B
52 Sierra HP B-R Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2,923
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A
52 Sierra HP B-R Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 3,008
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A; do not exceed!
52 Nosler Solid-Base IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,895
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: B
52 Nosler Solid-Base Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,833
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A; accurate
52 Nosler Solid-Base Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 2,854
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: B+
52 Nosler Solid-Base Winchester W-748 Subscribe 2,411
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: moderate; accuracy class: A+; extremely accurate; low velocity
52 Nosler Solid-Base Winchester W-748 Subscribe 2,667
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: A
55 Sierra Spitzer Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 2,986
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.89; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: B; high velocity; reduce one-half grain
55 Sierra Spitzer Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2,828
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.89; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A+; extremely accurate
55 Sierra Spitzer Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2,838
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.89; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A; very accurate
55 Sierra Spitzer Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2,898
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.89; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: B+; do not exceed!
55 Speer Spitzer Hodgdon H-335 Subscribe 2,833
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A
55 Speer Spitzer Hodgdon H-335 Subscribe 2,815
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: A+; very accurate
55 Speer Spitzer Hodgdon H-335 Subscribe 2,908
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A
55 Speer Spitzer Alliant RL-12 Subscribe 2,759
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: B
55 Speer Spitzer Hodgdon BL-C(2) Subscribe 2,914
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.88; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: B
55 Hornady S-X IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,805
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.86; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: B
55 Hornady S-X Accurate MR-2460 Subscribe 2,738
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.86; case expansion: normal; accuracy class: B
55 Hornady Sp.Pt. Accurate MR-2460 Subscribe 2,878
Remarks: primer: R-6 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.86; case expansion: near max; accuracy class: B
55 Hornady Sp.Pt. Hodgdon H-335 Subscribe 2,910
Remarks: primer: R-7 1/2; OAL (inches): 1.86; case expansion: maximum; accuracy class: A; extremely accurate