Is there such thing as a 280?
The . 280 Remington is capable of generating slightly higher velocities in heavier bullet weights (150 grains and above) than the . 270 Winchester due to a marginally greater case capacity. However the ballistic coefficient of equal weight bullets favors .
How far can a .280 shoot?
280 produces optimum performance with 150 to 162 grain bullets. Deep penetrating projectiles such as the 150 grain Scirocco, 154 grain InterBond or 160 grain Nosler Partition give excellent results on both light and tough medium game out to ranges exceeding 300 yards.
What is the 280 Ackley Improved?
280 Ackley Improved is the steeper 40 degree, which lengthens the case body and allows for about 5 percent more powder capacity. This sharper shoulder can also increase case life, which is a good thing for the handloader.
What is the difference between a 270 and 280 caliber?
Ultimately, the .280 showed an irrelevant 20-50fps gain in velocity over the .270 in barrels of equal length with 140 to 150 grain bullets. The true strength of the .280 was its ability to utilize longer, sleek 160-162 grain bullets.
What kind of ammo do you use in a Remington Model 280?
Initially, the .280 was chambered in the Remington Model 740 semi automatic rifle. To function smoothly in the auto loader, factory ammunition was loaded to mild pressures. The first factory load featured a 150 grain bullet at an advertised velocity of 2810fps but in sporting rifles, true velocities were closer to 2670 to 2740fps.
What is the twist rate of a Remington 280 Remington?
The 1:10 twist is somewhat of a shame considering that the 1:9 twist rate is ideal for 120-180 grain bullets. Regarding pressures, SAAMI currently rate the .280 Remington at 60,000psi versus 65,000psi for the .270 Winchester (transducer method).
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