What is your 50 cal. go to load?

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What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby pigbenis » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:56 am

What is your GO TO or FAVORITE 50 cal. accuracy load-Bullet,Sabot, Powder, Primer.?

My inline is a CVA Accura V-1
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby oldfox » Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:30 am

I would say that it will depend on the rifle. My White likes 460gr Bullshops with 75gr of 777 2f and a #11 primer.... My T/C Impact likes a 270gr Speer Deep Curl with 90gr of BH209 and a Win 209 primer..
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby Squeeze » Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:39 pm

yep, its different for every gun. I have a few .50s (or..504) and each has a different favorite flavor
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby hawgslayer » Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:38 pm

:D

That's a real toss up between my V2 and my MR. Blackhorn 209, Fiocchi Primers and 275 grain Parker Ballistic Extreme with Harvester crushed or e-z load smooth sabots. :yeah:

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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby ENCORE50A » Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:25 pm

I set up an Accura V1 for a great friend a few years back, who just so happens to be in northern Saskatchewan at this very minute hunting bear. His breech plug was opened to shoot BH209 (.031"), he uses 75grs by WEIGHT and a Barnes 250gr. TMZ bullet. At 100yds, it'll dot the (i) and is a very impressive shooter. He's killed EVERY animal he's ever shot at with it and some at considerable distance. His nickname is "Gutpile", as every time his rifle fires, there's always a gut pile left behind.
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby halloflin » Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:47 pm

100 grains BH209; Hornady XTP 300; Green Crushed Ribbed Sabots; CCI209M primers
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby cayuga » Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:38 pm

It depends on what rifle I grab. But in my Optima, which is kind of like yours... 90 grains Black Horn 209, CCI primer, 260 grain Hornady PT Gold with supplies sabots.
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby BuckDoeHunter » Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:54 pm

110gr BH209, Barnes 290gr TMZ, Win 209 primer lauched out of my CVA Apex


100yds, 4th shot after scope adjustment, most of my rifles like this load, one doesn't, the old Buckhunter needs a 250gr TEZ with 100gr BH209
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby Semisane » Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:03 pm

If I had to pick one load that works well in every one of my .50s (three inlines and two fast twist Green Mountain barrels on caplocks) it would be 85 grains GOEX FFFg under a 300 grain XPT in Harvester short black sabots.
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby jakesdad » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:32 pm

Knight Disc Extreme

90 grain BH209
Win 209
MMP short black
.451 300 grain Nosler Partition

Tack driver..........no.Shoots about 1 1/4-1 1/2 at 100 yds.But does it EVERY time.Gun goes bang EVERY time I pull the trigger.If I do my part,everything I shoot at ends up with a very,very short life expectancy.
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby JStanley » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:06 am

My Omega likes most loads that I stuff down it but my favorite is the 460 gr NoExcuse with 75 gr. Swiss or Schuetzen 3f, Variflame with small rifle primer. Lobs them into very small groups, even at 200+ yds and deer never run away when hit with big lead. I should add, I removed the QLA on this rifle. YMMV
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby sparkman » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:44 am

TC Prohunter 50
120+ gr. by volume BH209
Parker 275 BE w/Parker supplied short black sabot
CCI Mag 209

Going to try Lukes (Arrowhead) 310 gr MH as soon as they arrive
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby Edwardamason » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:46 am

I own a Optima and a Wolf.

Both Ml's show a liking for two sabot combinations and bullet combinations.

It likes .452 bullets with the MMP short black sabots and .458 bullets with the Harvester black crush ribbed. I have tried several different assortment of bullets in those respective sizes and gotten pretty much equal results with only one bullet showing a little better promice. All of them were excellent though.

My go too load in both ML's is 100 Gr of BH209 followed by .458 Hornady Interbond with the Harvester Black Crush Ribbed. Results are just a hair over 1 inch groups at 100 yards. Ill take that for a ML under $200 bucks.
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby 03mossy » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:55 am

My .50 Omega will be sticking with my tried and true deer hammer. 110 grains T7 with Barnes .290TMZ.

My .45 smokeless McStevens will be launching 10/52 grains of SR4759/H4198 pushing a .250 Barnes TEZ

Still working on the White Lightning .504 on which conical its going to like. (It's on the back of my project list as I don't need it till mid December after the other two get there turns.)
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby fliowa » Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:03 am

jakesdad wrote:Knight Disc Extreme

90 grain BH209
Win 209
MMP short black
.451 300 grain Nosler Partition

Tack driver..........no.Shoots about 1 1/4-1 1/2 at 100 yds.But does it EVERY time.Gun goes bang EVERY time I pull the trigger.If I do my part,everything I shoot at ends up with a very,very short life expectancy.


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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby Bluedevil » Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:12 pm

77gr BH209 (weighed)
Federal 209A primer
Barnes 290gr TEZ
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Re: What is your 50 cal. go to load?

Postby wolfer » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:00 pm

My 50 cadiber goat too load is now a45 caliber! Issa SML so woan post here. Me ole 50 firehawk doan good wif 85 gr FFF Swiss under a 320 grain REAL cast of soff PB. Der wer a cookie unner dat REAL of 50/50 beez wax n deer taller soaked in a cotton ball. Never hat 1 of dem REAL stop in any deer. 2 holes ever time. Wolfer
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