Matt’s Bullet’s—From the Range

Matt's Bullets

.3135 (as cast) 90 gr.
(normally sized .310)
Caliber: 7.62 × 54 RussianComparison Load:
71 gr. Hornady
FMJ .311
Comparison Load:
71 gr. Hornady
FMJ .311
Comparison Load:
71 gr. Sierra TM
FMJ .312
Comparison Load:
123 gr. Surplus
FMJ .310
Comparison Load:
115 gr. .311 Cast
Lyman 311008
Comparison Load:
180 gr. Surplus
FMJ BT .311
Firearm:1943 mfr. Mosin-Nagant M91/30
Comment: Tumble-lubed with Lee Alox
Barrel length:28.7″
Case:PRVIPRVIPRVINormaNormaNormaPRVI
Primer:CCI 200 Large RifleCCI 200 LRCCI 250 LRMCCI 200 LRCCI 200 LRCCI 200 LRCCI 200 LR
Powder:Trail BossTrail BossH4831Trail BossTrail BossTrail BossTrail Boss
Charge:6.2 grs.11.0 grs.49.0 grs.18.0 grs.11.0 grs.6.2 grs.11.0 grs.
Velocity (fps):1245175724962488138511491115
 1220175925172380140810831042
 1202175225172412136211311176
 1223176624332413137611301148
 1252185725772399136311381148
 1272Avg.: 1778 fpsAvg.: 2508 fpsAvg.: 2418 fpsAvg.: 1379 fps1140Avg.: 1125 fps
 1214    1136
 Avg.: 1232 fps    Avg.: 1129 fps

 

.3135 (as cast) 90 gr.
(normally sized .310)
Caliber: .303 BritishComparison Load:
71 gr. Hornady
FMJ .311
Comparison Load:
123 gr. Surplus
FMJ .310
Comparison Load:
115 gr. .311 Cast
Lyman 311008
Comparison Load:
180 gr. Surplus
FMJ BT .311
Firearm:1942 mfr. No. 4 Mk I*
Comment: Tumble-lubed with Lee Alox
Barrel length:25″
Case:Win.R/PWin.Win.Win.
Primer:CCI 200 Large Rifle
Powder:Trail BossTrail BossTrail BossTrail BossTrail Boss
Charge:6.2 grs.6.2 grs.11.0 grs.6.2 grs.11.0 grs.
Velocity (fps):12351260126011261009
 1235132710921103835
 1249128711011046851
 1210129410881088994
 1226134312491040877
 1243Avg.: 1302 fps12221132978
 1230 135610891071
 Avg.: 1232 fps 9591062967
 11601075944
 12921093Avg.: 947 fps
 1341Avg.: 1085 fps
 1322
 1124
 1382
 Avg.: 1210 fps
 Comment: No
explanation for
velocity spread.
Two loadings/
range sessions