O.A.C.L. I really only shoot a long range on the farm we own in western NYS and I can set up out there just about as far as I want. Go. ALL 120 gr 130 gr 140 gr 150 gr 160 gr 162 gr 168 gr 175 gr. He then changed the 35-degree shoulder to 40-degrees and the .280 Ackley Improved was born. Think I'll keep it at 280 Ack. Couldn't help but want to compare to the latest 6.5 design. One common chambering for custom rifles is the .280 Ackley improved. My Account My Orders My Address Book My Password. Apr 26, 2017 #1 Just finished building a 7x57 Ackley on a squared up Mauser 98 with a 26" Benchmark #4 9 twist barrel. Nosler Trophy Grade Ammunition 280 Ackley Improved 160 Grain Partition Spitzer Box of 20. 1 of 2 Go to page. As sometimes happens in the world of rifle cartridges, the 280 AI (Ackley Improved) is becoming more popular than its parent, the excellent 280 Remington. Mag. The ballistic performances based off five grain types for velocity are 3,112 ft/s (120 gr), 2,839 ft/s (140 gr), 2,825 ft/s (154 gr), 2,723 ft/s (168 gr), 2,681 ft/s (175 gr). Re: 280 Remington ballistics versus 6.5 x 284 Greg- well written per usual. Nosler BT .280 Ackley Improved 140gr Ballistic Tip 20/Box. $44.99 $28.84. One additional note: My 280 Rem shot the 180 Hybrid Bergers, 180 VLD's from Berger, JLK, and some 189 Cauts. G R S. 280 Ackley Improved - 140 grain 7mm (.284") MAXIMUM S.A.A.M.I. .280 Remington Ackley Improved, an improved version of the .280 Remington cartridge with 40 degree shoulder, dies readily available. Go. without any trouble from a 9tw. In some instances, the higher velocity comes more as a result of maximum loading. I have a friend who made one for long range shooting and said it wasn't worth … Registered with SAAMI by Remington changed the powder charge of the .280 factory load in 1979 and re-named the .280 Remington to the 7mm Express Remington. I already have a 280 Ackley. We designed our reamer for this cartridge around the 140 grain Berger VLD Hunting bullet, and we have also seen excellent results with the tradition 140 grain Nosler Accubond. Go. This new wildcat, which became known as the .280 Ackley Improved 40-Degree Shoulder, beat .280 Rem ballistics by about 100 fps, which gave it energy and trajectory figures that nipped at the heels of the 7mm Rem. The bullet is tipped with a polycarbonate tip which rapidly drives back forcing the... Out of stock. FAQs; Categories. Next Last. The bullet is tipped with a polycarbonate tip which rapidly drives back forcing the thin jacket to expand and fragment. yet the .280 AI produced less recoil and muzzle blast and offered space for an additional round in the magazine. The long, sleek, high-ballistic coefficient bullets often loaded in the cartridge don’t hurt accuracy, either. Feb 25, 2018 #1 G. Greg Duerr Well-Known Member. by 100 fps. I will be shooting a Shilen barrel, 27" long with a 1-8 twist. Next Last. I despise the 7mm Mag., having no confidence in its ability to deliver kill through shock. Plus, standard factory loads of … Gold $$ Contributor. Not really a question of need for me. Find 280 Ackley Improved Ammo for sale, in-stock and ready to ship at Ammo Freedom. 1; 2; Next. 3.330" B allistic Tip® 0.485 B .C . Ackley. Nosler BT .280 Ackley Improved 140gr Ballistic Tip 20/Box are designed for violent expansion upon impact. Basically, it can hold more powder and thus can shoot the same weight bullet a little bit faster. Produces a ballistic trajectory chart and table that shows the drop, velocity, kinetic energy, windage, and trajectory of a bullet. 260 Ackley Improved Load data and velocity information. Thread starter Non-Lead Hunter; Start date Jan 14, 2017; 1; 2; Next. : Wildcat created by the legendary P.O. Since cases for the .280 RCBS could be formed by firing .280 Remington ammo in a rifle chambered for the former, Ackley abandoned the 7mm-06 Improved and started chambering rifles for the .280 RCBS. Sep 2, 2010 #1 I am looking at a 260 AI project, I am having a hard time finding load data to determine what the velocity advantages are over the 260 remington. .280 Ackley Improved - Manufacturer Loading Data. Bullet Type Primer. 107 SW Columbia St | Bend, Oregon, USA 97702 | Toll Free: 1-800-285-3701 | catalog@nosler.com Looking for some pet loads for the 160-168 class of bullets. It is also a better cross over for mountain elk. .280 Ackley Improved, Bullet 162gr Hornady ELD-X, Brass Hornady | Nosler, Muzzle Velocity* 2970fps, Ballistic Coefficient G1/G7 .670/.338, COAL 3.330″. It is supposed to add around 3.35 grains of powder. 280 Remington chambers can be easily converted to 280 AI. The 280 Ackley Improved cartridge has been around for quite some time as a Wildcat. Where the .280 Ackley Improved differs from the .280 Rem. Since cases for the .280 RCBS could be formed by firing .280 Remington ammo in a rifle chambered for the former, Ackley abandoned the 7mm-06 Improved and started chambering rifles for the .280 RCBS. Despite the distance of time, some of his developments – notably the .30-30 Ackley Improved, the .257 Roberts Ackley Improved and the .280 Remington Ackley Improved – enjoy considerable popularity today. 280 Ackley Improved - 140 grain Version 8.0 Accu B ond® 0.485 26" W isem an P O W D ER C H G . Originally cases were fire-formed by shooing a .280 Rem. All things equal, improves on the .280 Rem. Thread starter Cedarcreek; Start date Sep 2, 2010; Cedarcreek. Riesel. .280 Ackley Improved / 7mm Remington Magnum. Here’s why: 280 AI shoots 50 fps to 100 fps faster than the 280 Remington with the same bullets in the same standard-length actions. He then changed the 35-degree shoulder to 40-degrees and the .280 Ackley Improved was born. Ackley wildcats, such as the .30-06 Ackley Improved, feature increased case capacity and provide superior ballistics. .280 Ackley Improved, Bullet 140gr Nosler Accubond, Brass Hornady | Nosler, Muzzle Velocity* 3140fps, Ballistic Coefficient G1 .485, COAL 3.330″. Joined Mar 25, 2011 Messages 1,115 Location Reno, Nevada. I have always wanted a .280AI but the more I research the .300 WSM the more I am … If they're stable at sea level, they're stable at 6500' Thread starter Greg Duerr; Start date Feb 25, 2018; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Wonder if anyone can give their impressions on the .300 WSM or .280AI. I'm surprised that I see so many guys that shoot the .280 AI there must … For some reason out there, wind is always a factor as the name of the farm when we got it was " Windy Hill Farms". Sweetening the deal even more, Ackley designed the cartridge … 1 of 2 Go to page. Bill Shehane designed the case's body-taper a bit larger about .010", but didn't change the shoulder angle from the original 35 degrees. Next Last. Shoulder is set at 40-degrees. This pushes the shoulder forwards to 40 degrees and minimizes body taper. “I loved my .280 Rem., though I didn’t have much confidence with it beyond 350 yards. There is an improved version of the 284 win called the 284 Shehane but technically it shouldn't be called an Ackley Improved. Our price $57.99 ($2.90 per round) Our Price: $ 57.99 ($2.90 per round) Ammunition / Rifle Ammunition / 280 Remington Ackley Improved 40-Degree Shoulder; You last purchased this product on . Home ; My Account. out of an Ackley chamber. Ammo Freedom. Left to Right: 6.5×284, 6.5×280 AI, 280 AI. .300 WSM vs. .280 Ackley Improved. $49.15 $34.97. NoslerCustom Ammunition - Ammunition Listing Page 3 of 6. If you searching to test Nosler Ballistic Tip 280 Ackley Improved Ammo 280 Ackley Improved 140gr Ballistic Tip 20 Box price. Thread starter STOMP442; Start date Apr 26, 2017; 1; 2; Next. It duplicates the ballistics of the vaunted 7mm Remington Mag, with 30% less propellant used and less barrel erosion. Nosler BT Ammunition 280 Ackley Improved 140 Grain Ballistic Tip Box of 20 Product Family #: 1019860449; … Powder ALL Hodgdon BL-C(2) Hodgdon H1000 Hodgdon H414 Hodgdon H4350 Hodgdon H4831 Hodgdon H4895 Hodgdon Hybrid 100V Hodgdon Retumbo Hodgdon Varget Improved Military Rifle IMR 3031 Improved Military Rifle IMR 4064 Improved … Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. Gonzo - the higher the relative DA, the more stable they get. 7x57 Ackley Improved. But I have this 700 Ti that I put a factory mountain rifle barrel in 280 that had been punched Ackley. 1 of 2 Go to page. I went off a 2.6" 100 yd zero and 4,500' elevation Nosler BC's Copied from JBM Nosler BT .280 Ackley Improved 140gr Ballistic Tip 20/Box are designed for violent expansion upon impact. Factory loaded, starting with Nosler, in 2007. STOMP442. ... 280 Ackley 162 gr ELD-X Precision Hunter. This cartridge is the king of non-magnum 6.5’s. The .280 Ackley Improved offers a modest ballistic improvement over the .280 Remington in terms of trajectory, wind resistance, and retained energy. “The .280 Ackley Improved is a bit of an oddball,” Ryan Callaghan said. Log In Register. 6.5×280 Ackley Improved. The Ackley Improved rounds are generally thought of by … Handgun Ammo Rifle Ammo 17 Hornet Ammo 17 Rem Fireball Ammo 17 Remington Ammo 204 … Excellence - Integrity - Service. Basically it has the same parent case (30/06) as the 270 Win, 25-06 Rem and of course, the 280 Rem. The .280 Ackley Improved has been basking in the limelight since Nosler started chambering its Model 48 rifle for it and offering loaded ammo and unprimed cases. Ackely Improved means the shoulders are at a 40 degree angle making it hold a few grains more powder than the 280 and thus a little more velocity. 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