View Full Version : Best powders for 75 & 80 grain bullets in 22 Dasher or 22/250?

03-19-2009, 10:25 AM
I'm going to be loading BTHP 75-80 grain 22 cal bullets for a 28" barrel with a 8 1/4 twist.

The cartridge is a 22x47 Lapua which is the 6.5 x 47 Lapua case necked down to 22 cal, but powders and loads that will work for a 22-250 , 22 dasher, or the 22/243 with heavy 75-80 grain bullets are likely what I will need to focus on.

I cannot necessarilly rely on powders that are used for the traditional lighter 55 grain bullet loads, or the loads listed in reloading books for shorter 20" barrel AR15 loads.

03-19-2009, 01:51 PM
I've used H4350 in my 22 Dasher and 22-6.5x47. Fantastic in the Dasher and very good in the 22-6.5x47.
Vince (UK)

03-19-2009, 04:21 PM
Thanks Vince. It's rare to find somebody that is shooting the same 22x47L cartridge.

What bullet weight and barrel twists are you shooting?

03-19-2009, 05:03 PM
I'm shooting 80 grain Sierras - moly-coated out of a 1 in 9 twist barrel.