375 Sako Kodiak

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  1. JT3777

    JT3777 New Member

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    Just picked up a Kodiak in 375 H&H. For those that have one and load for it, what have you found to be the best for the shorter 21 inch barrel? I have a bunch of 285 gr grand slam bullets I planned on loading, just wanted to see what y’all have done. TIA

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    As long as you're getting respectable accuracy and 2400 fps or faster with 300 gr, shouldn't matter too much.
     
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    Haven’t loaded them up yet. I’m hoping to push those 285s around 2550 FPS. We’ll see what the chrono says
     

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    I made my reloading life simple years ago: I use IMR 4350 with both 270 and 300 gr bullets,
    I haven't worked with 285s, but at that weight, I see no reason why the same powder wouldn't work.

    Mine has a 20 inch barrel, I forget the velocity (have it written somewhere...) ; I seem to recall it was right at the published data.
     
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    I just reloaded some 285 Speer GS with 77 grains IMR4350. My barrel is 24in but I will run some over the chrono tonight if it will help you. Did you get them on sale at midway for $15 a box, I bought 3.
     
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    My Sako likes the 300 gr Barnes TSX with WW 748 or a 300 gr Swift with RL15. I’ve used Grand Slams in several rounds but never a .375.
     
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    I bought 500 Speer GS bullets from Rocky Mountain Reloading because of the price. I think I’m going to try reloader 17.
     

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    In case you didn’t have it

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