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I have been shooting my 8MM-06 Ack Imp for the last 15 years and have been using 170 gr bullets with great results. I have just recently been given a box of Remington 185 gr bullets Does anyone have any loading data for the 185 gr with H-4831?

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Try to find data on the 8mm Gibbs, about the same number. I used H4350 in the Gibbs I had years ago. I was using 196-200 gr bullets with 64 gr of H4350. Every gun is different.

Work up a moderate load using 30-06 180 gr data for the 30-06 AKL improved and watch for signs of pressure. Since the 32 cal bore is bigger, this should give you a margin of safety as starting loads.

DON'T PUSH it too much!!!
 

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P.O Ackley improved all cartdriges he touched.I saw a listing for a manual just for ackley cartdriges a while back and can't remmember where,mabe wolf publishing?I'm not sure.I owned a 30/06 ackley improved but could not find ammo and traded the rifle,be sure to carry enough hand loads as not many folks have even heard of that cartdrige.Drop-Shot
 

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The rule of thumb with Ackley loads, according to P.O., himself, is 5% more than the standard load for the same powder and bullet. :idea:

As I say, every gun is different, so work up your loads, watching for signs of pressure. :!:

That 8/06 is a fantastic round! It will take anything in N. America. I like the 196/200 gr loads, myself. But, I tend to hunt bigger animals...fatter groundhawgs, taller snakes, deeper diving antelope, higher flying buffalo, and faster running geese... :roll:

So, you can readily see that I need the horsepower! :wink:
 

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luv2,after that post I have to hunt where you hunt,or take what you take or drink what you drink,Ya-HO Drop-Shot
 
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