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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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The Ultimate Reloading Manual

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.25x47 / 6.35x47mm Contender loads (cast bullets)

.25x47 / 6.35x47mm Contender loads (cast bullets)
Warning! Notes: Velocities are instrumental, five feet from muzzle to midpoint of screens. Temperature 75 to 90 degrees F. Chronographs used were Schmidt-Weston and Oehler Model 33 with photoelectric screens. Primers for all loads were Remington 7 1/2 Small Rifle. Cartridge cases were formed from Remington .222 Remington Magnum cases. (Handloader Issue 85)
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
0 Ohaus 25070 FN Alliant 2400 Subscribe 1,902
Remarks: energy: 506; target load
0 Ohaus 25070 FN IMR SR-4759 Subscribe 2,018
Remarks: energy: 570; target load
0 Ohaus 25070 FN IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 1,903
Remarks: energy: 507; target load
0 Ohaus 25070 FN IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,194
Remarks: energy: 673; fair accuracy
0 Ohaus 25070 FN Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 2,418
Remarks: energy: 818; maximum velocity
0 Lyman 257463 Alliant 2400 Subscribe 1,730
Remarks: energy: 488; very accurate target load
0 Lyman 257463 IMR SR-4759 Subscribe 2,007
Remarks: energy: 657; target load
0 Lyman 257463 IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 1,571
Remarks: energy: 403; target load
0 Lyman 257463 IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 2,197
Remarks: energy: 788; good velocity
0 Lyman 257463 Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 2,320
Remarks: energy: 878; maximum velocity
0 Lyman 257463 IMR IMR-4895 Subscribe 1,731
Remarks: energy: 489; incomplete burning
0 Lyman 257312 Alliant 2400 Subscribe 1,510
Remarks: energy: 451; target load
0 Lyman 257312 IMR SR-4759 Subscribe 1,821
Remarks: energy: 615; target load
0 Lyman 257312 IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 1,347
Remarks: energy: 336; very accurate target load
0 Lyman 257312 IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 1,986
Remarks: energy: 731; very accurate target load
0 Lyman 257312 Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 2,036
Remarks: energy: 768; maximum velocity
100 RCBS 25-100-FN Alliant 2400 Subscribe 1,606
Remarks: energy: 562; unstable
100 RCBS 25-100-FN IMR SR-4759 Subscribe 1,700
Remarks: energy: 629; fair accuracy
100 RCBS 25-100-FN IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 1,750
Remarks: energy: 667; unstable, keyholes
100 RCBS 25-100-FN IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 1,760
Remarks: energy: 675; target load
100 RCBS 25-100-FN IMR IMR-4198 Subscribe 1,970
Remarks: energy: 845; maximum velocity
100 RCBS 25-100-FN Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 1,819
Remarks: energy: 721; very accurate target load