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I have looked everywhere and cannot find load data for:

BL(C)-2 and a hornday 68 grain HPBT in .223. I can find the data for 63 grain jacketed and 70 grain jacketed. Should I split the diffrence?

along those lines...

anyone ever use these bullets on coyotes? They are not the match hollow points as they have slight score marks along the sides of the hollow point. I also wanted them just in case I needed them for something 'heavier'. :D
 

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Averaging loads from 63 gn and 70 gn - Definitely Not!!

I have looked everywhere and cannot find load data for:

BL(C)-2 and a hornday 68 grain HPBT in .223. I can find the data for 63 grain jacketed and 70 grain jacketed. Should I split the diffrence?

along those lines...

anyone ever use these bullets on coyotes? They are not the match hollow points as they have slight score marks along the sides of the hollow point. I also wanted them just in case I needed them for something 'heavier'. :D

A person can start developing up a load by backing off the load for a 70 gn bullet 5% and work up a load that does not show signs of pressure. However, if you have little or no experience in working up your own loads, you may want to read up on the subject of how to recognize signs of pressure as well. Begin with the basics.

As far as using 68 gn bullets on coyotes, I have not tried it. My bullet of choice in the 22 calibers is a 55 gn Sierra HP and that is in a 22-250.

Be careful and good luck.




But DO NOT split the difference between a lighter bullet and heavier bullet.
 

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My Serria manual says 23.6 gr max for the 69 gr. bullet and that should also br good enough for the 68 gr bullet depending on the bullets construction and drag of the bullet. I don`t know where Jim got his data, but it seems very hot to me. :confused: Better star down around 21 gr. and work up.
 
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