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    Default Anyone have Quickload? Need a 416 Taylor estimate.

    I have good data from A-Square for the 416 Taylor using RL-15 and 400 grain bullets. I'm looking for the max neighborhood using RL-15 and a 350 grain Speer soft point. PM if you have Quickload and are willing to help. Thanks.
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    75.5 grains of RL-15 and a 350 grain Speer SP works in mine, and gave me 2,435 fps. Using re-sized 458 win brass. I now have some brass made by Quality Brass and I need to try that load in their brass.
    Mine prefers the 400 grain round nose bullets for accuracy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Float Pilot View Post
    75.5 grains of RL-15 and a 350 grain Speer SP works in mine, and gave me 2,435 fps. Using re-sized 458 win brass. I now have some brass made by Quality Brass and I need to try that load in their brass.
    Mine prefers the 400 grain round nose bullets for accuracy.
    What's your barrel length?
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    23 inches. Odd I know, but it was the length that balanced best...

    Start a couple grains lower and work your way up. It might group much better at a slightly slower velocity. I would rather put my bullet exactly where I want it at 2,000 fps,,, than miss the mark at 2,500 fps....
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    With the 76 grains, I was getting 3/4" groups at 50 yards. With the short, heavy magnum profile barrel, group size is going to be affected less. I dont want to push it all the way to max because the recoil right now is fairly pleasant. I'm just thinking maybe 78 grains or so might give me that little extra to make this little cartridge work a little harder.
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    The 416 Taylor is not a long range sniper round. All you will accomplish is higher pressure, less brass life and more recoil. No Bear, Elk, Water Buffalo or Moose will ever notice the difference in velocity.
    Spend $100 and buy a chronograph.
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