Caliber: 7.5 x 54 MAS Reload Info

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Caliber: 7.5 x 54 MAS Reload Info

Postby DuncaninFrance » Wed Apr 25, 2007 1:55 pm

This is posted for dhtaxi in particular but anyone else who is interested.



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Postby geekay » Fri May 18, 2007 6:18 am

I reload for two MAS36s; mine and my sons, and I use 308 "top of the shop" loads for both 144gn fmj over ADI 2206 and 150gn anything over ADI 2208. Both very accurate and shoot true to sights settings.
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Postby Mike » Tue May 22, 2007 10:00 pm

I am a new guy to the forum and it looks to be a friendly place here. I just wanted to add my 2 cents. I reload with a 180 gr cast bullet from a Lee mold using SR4759. I have been well pleased with the accuracy from this load. My shooting consists mostly at 100 yard targets and just plain off hand shooting. This rifle has been a pleasant surprise to me and much more accurate than I expected. I shoot cast bullets for economy and I mostly plink anyway. Does anyone know a good inexpensive source for fmj .308 bullets? Thanks.....

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Postby Niner » Tue May 22, 2007 10:13 pm

I've been thinking about reloading for some of my more expensive surplus ammo guns. The MAS is a perfect example.

Mike, glad you have found us. We can use your imput. If you got a favorite load for the MAS how about posting the details in the handloading forum. I for one would like to give it a try.
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Postby 24626151 » Wed May 23, 2007 12:49 pm



This is what I did!

I also tried 4831 but it used more powder for the same MV!



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Postby dhtaxi » Wed May 23, 2007 12:52 pm

Thanks for the info

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