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6.5 carcano gallery loads

blitz65blitz65 Member Posts: 24 ✭✭
Anyone have accurate low power loading data for gallery and lead bullet loads...thanks

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  • charliemeyer007charliemeyer007 Member Posts: 7,348 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    My old Lyman cast bullet book only has 3 cast bullets with 2 powders.
    Accurate Carcano? Well maybe one laudably made some historic shots.

    Cases Norma primer Rem. 9 1/2 sized .267

    266324 119 gr
    Unique Starting 9.0gr. 1445 FPS; Max 11.0gr. 1615 FPS
    2400 21.0 1960 23.0 2124

    266455 129 gr
    Unique 8.0 1351 10.0 1529
    2400 19.0 1901 21.0 2040

    266469 143 gr
    Unique 8.0 1296 10.0 1481
    2400 15.0 1545 18.0 1763

    "... If your grove diameter is larger than .264 you could experience blow-by from the breach due to low pressure when using the listed starting loads with the standard bullet size. Use shooting glasses when working out loads you consider the use of cast bullets sized to the exact grove diameter of your rifle.
  • MIKE WISKEYMIKE WISKEY Member Posts: 9,243 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    'generaly' any shotgun type powder in the 8 to 12 gn range will work (red dot, green dot, unique, 700x, ect.)
  • mike circlemike circle Member Posts: 5

    Sir, The carcano bore is .268 not .264 or .267.  The bore on most of this rifles are not very good. also the rifling is a gain twist.  Not good for cast bullets. Hornady sells bullets for this fire arm, 128 gr. RNSP.




  • SoreShoulderSoreShoulder Member Posts: 2,568 ✭✭✭
    Some of the later ones have a .264 bore without gain twist. 
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