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6.8 SPC Ammunition Reloading Components

Bullets available for the 6.8 SPC:

Remington
115 grain Premier Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded Pointed Soft Point [BC .295]
115 grain Remington Express Metal Case [BC .292]
.277 caliber bullet list

Hornady
110 grain V-MAX [BC .370] - length 1.036
110 grain Hollow Point [BC .352]
130 grain Soft Point InterLock [BC .409]
130 grain SST InterLock [BC .460] - length 1.248



.277 caliber bullet list

Barnes
110 grain Barnes Triple-Shock X-Bullet [BC .323] - length 1.086
120 grain Banded Spitzer BT [BC .438] - length 1.294
110 grain Barnes Tipped Triple-Shock-X-Bullet

Sierra
90 grain Varminter [BC .203 to .219]
110 grain Pro Hunter [BC .314] length 0.944
115 grain HPBT MatchKing [BC .324] - length 0.991
130 grain SBT GameKing [BC .402]
130 grain SPT Pro Hunter [BC .383] - length 1.098
135 grain HPBT MatchKing [BC .440] - length 1.265
140 grain SBT GameKing [BC .437 to .412]
140 grain HPBT GameKing [BC .366 to .390]
150 grain SBT GameKing [BC .462 to .435]
.277 caliber bullet list

Woodleigh
130 grain Protected Point [BC .409] - length 1.087
150 grain Protected Point [BC .463] - length 1.209
.277 caliber bullet list
Retail supply

Swift
130 grain Scirocco II bonded [BC .450] - length 1.315
130 grain A-Frame SS Bullet [BC .323] - length 1.090
140 grain A-Frame SS Bullet [BC .414] - length 1.190
150 grain A-Frame SS Bullet [BC .444] - length 1.230
Rifle Bullets list

Speer
90 grain TNT HP [BC .275]
100 grain Jacketed HP [BC .225]
130 grain Grand Slam SP [BC .345]
130 grain Hot-Cor Spitzer SP [BC .408]
130 grain Spitzer BTSP [BC .449]
140 grain Trophy Bonded Bear Claw SP [BC .392]
150 grain Grand Slam SP [BC .385]
150 grain Hot-Cor Spitzer SP [BC .481]
150 grain Spitzer BTSP [BC .496]
.277 caliber bullet list

Nosler
New 6.8 Bullet 110 grain AccuBond [BC. ?]
130 grain Nosler Solid Base [BC. 420]
130 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip [BC .433] - length 1.215
130 grain Nosler AccuBond [BC .435] - length 1.245
130 grain Nosler Partition [BC .416] - length 1.135
140 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip [BC .456]
140 grain Nosler AccuBond [BC .496] - length 1.310
140 grain Nosler Partition [BC .432] - length 1.190
150 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip [BC .496] - length 1.350
150 grain Nosler Partition [BC .465] - length 1.250
160 grain Nosler Partition [BC .434] - length 1.300
.277 caliber bullet list

Winchester
130 grain Super-X Power-Point Bullet [BC .372]

KJG by Lutz Moeller
(Das Kupferjagdgeschoß - the copper hunting projectile)
95.7 grains [BC .426] - length 1.18 inches [load data in German]

Lost River Ballistic
135 grain J36 Hunting Bullet [BC .649] - length ~1.35?

Sako
130 grain HammerHead Bullet

Norma
130 grain SP [BC .359]
150 grain SP Bullet Oryx Bonded [BC .373]

Kodiak Bullets
Available here and here.
130 grain Bonded Jacketed Pointed Soft Point [BC .494]

GS Custom Bullets
80 grain High Velocity monometallic copper bullet - length 0.858
110 grain High Velocity monometallic copper bullet - length 1.157
120 grain High Velocity monometallic copper bullet - length 1.256



Powders Tried in the Current Reloading of 6.8 SPC:

RL 7
RL 10X 
H322
H335
H4198 
H4895 
AA2520
Varget 
WCC844 
IMR 4895 
AA2230
X-Terminator
Benchmark
Ramshot TAC
VV N135
VV-N133
AA 1680


The best powders seem to be these below:

H332, Benchmark, RE10x, H335, X-Terminator, AA2230 for bullets 110-130 grains
H322, H4198, RE7, H335, and X-Terminator for bullets 90-100 grains


Brass used for the 6.8 SPC:

Remington: Large primer pocket (average quality / weaker than small primer pocket and holds less powder)
Hornady: Small primer pocket (better quality / brass on the soft size smaller powder capacity)
Silver State Amory (SSA): small prime pocket (best quality / strong brass / largest powder capacity / many reloads / still needs to be properly prepped)

6.8 SPC Reloading Recipies as used by AR15.com Members
(all standard disclaimers apply - use at your own risk, start 5% lower and work up, do not exceed what your manual indicates).
Loader: stephen_101st
Powder: 24.5gr Accurate #2230
Bullet: .277 Nosler 150gr BT
Primer: CCI Large Rifle
Brass: Silver State once fired
OAL: 2.290"
MV: 2220 from 16" M1S

Loader: silentbushmaster
Powder: 27gr RL 10X
Bullet: .277 Hornady V-Max 110gr BT
Primer: Remington 9 ½ 
Brass: Silver State
OAL: ?
MV: ?

Loader: watersniper
Powder: 30.7gr H322
Bullet: .277 Sierra 90gr OTM
Primer: Federal 210 Large rifle
Brass: Remington
OAL: (.005 back from lands)
MV: 2830fps out of 20" bolt gun. (2820 with .30 Cal Gemtech HVT can)

Loader: watersniper
Powder: 29.7gr H322
Bullet: .277 Speer 100gr OTM
Primer: Federal 210 Large rifle
Brass: Remington
OAL: (.005 back from lands)
MV: 2704 with .30 Cal Gemtech HVT can

Loader: watersniper
Powder: 29gr H322
Bullet: .277 Hornady V-Max 110gr BT
Primer: Federal 210 Large rifle
Brass: Remington
OAL: (.005 back from lands)
MV: 2640fps out of 20" bolt gun.

Loader: watersniper
Powder: H322
Bullet: .277 Hornady 150gr. SST
Primer: Fed. 210 Large Rifle
Brass: Remington
OAL: (.005 back from lands, does not fit in magazine very well)
Gun: 20" Bolt gun w/SRT 6.8 can
Charge...............24.0 gr ...... 24.5
Velocity avg........2228...........2173 
SD.......................7...............14

Loader: CaptSchofield
Powder: 31.0gr AA2520
Bullet: .277 115gr Hornady & Sierra OTM
Primer: Win larger rifle
Brass: Remington
OAL: 2.295 just short enough to fit in PRI mag.
MV: 2580-2600fps from 16” model #1 chrome lined 
Notes: have used the 110 barnes with same load as above 

Loader: silentbushmaster
Powder: 27.0gr RL 10X
Bullet: .277 Remington 115gr FMJ
Primer: ? 
Brass: ?
OAL: ?
MV: ?

Loader: ar15bubba
Powder: 26.0gr H4198
Bullet: .277 90gr Sierra HP
Primer: ? 
Brass: ?
OAL: ?
MV: ?

Loader: ar15bubba
Powder: 27.0gr H4198
Bullet: .277 90gr Sierra HP
Primer: ? 
Brass: ?
OAL: ?
MV: ?

Loader: ar15bubba
Powder: 24.0gr H4198
Bullet: .277 110gr Sierra Pro Hunter Spire point
Primer: ? 
Brass: ?
OAL: ?
MV: ?

Loader: Sader762
Powder: Hodgden H4895
Bullet: .277 Hornady VMax 110 gr.
Primer: Federal G210m Large Rifle Match
Brass: Remington 
OAL: 2.270"
Gun: 18" Randall Rausch Barrel - free floated, RRA 2-stage trigger
Charge...............27.0 gr ...... 27.5 .......... 28.0 ..........28.5 ......... 29.0
Velocity avg........2260...........2280...........2317..........2328...........2421 
SD......................20...............40..............28.............96...............29

Loader: Sader762
Powder: Hodgden H335
Bullet: .277 Hornady VMax 110 gr.
Primer: Federal G210m Large Rifle Match
Brass: Remington 
OAL: 2.270"
Gun: 18" Randall Rausch Barrel - free floated, RRA 2-stage trigger
Charge...............27.0 gr ...... 27.5 .......... 28.0 ..........28.5 ......... 29.0
Velocity avg...........2400.........2476..........2518...........2549..........2586
SD........................37..............25..............35...............30.............42

Loader: Sader762
Powder: Hodgden H322
Bullet: .277 Hornady VMax 110 gr.
Primer: Federal G210m Large Rifle Match
Brass: Remington 
OAL: 2.270"
Gun: 18" Randall Rausch Barrel - free floated, RRA 2-stage trigger
Charge...............27.0 gr ...... 27.5 .......... 28.0 ..........28.5 ......... 29.0..........29.2
Velocity avg..........2542..........2568...........2585..........2614.........2658...........2710
SD........................12..............7................25.............14..............17..............17

Loader: Sader762
Powder: Hodgden Varget
Bullet: .277 Hornady VMax 110 gr.
Primer: Federal G210m Large Rifle Match
Brass: Remington 
OAL: 2.270"
Gun: 18" Randall Rausch Barrel - free floated, RRA 2-stage trigger
Charge...............27.0 gr ......28.0 .......... 29.0
Velocity avg.........2190..........2341..........2410
SD......................42...............55..............21

Loader:KidColtOutlaw
Powder: 25.7gr Reloader 10X
Bullet: .277 Sierra SBT 130gr.
Primer: Federal #205
Brass: Remington 
OAL: 2.295"
Gun: 16" CMMG
Chrony Data:
Hi: 2303fps Lo: 2260 fps Avg: 2281 ES: 43 SD: 14 Temp: 70 degF

Loader: Forest
Powder: 29.0gr H322
Bullet: .277 Hornady 110gr VMAX
Primer: Remington 9 1/2
Brass: SSA
Crimp: Lee FCD
OAL: 2.27"
Gun: 16" Stainless - AR15barreels.com
Chrony Data:
Avg: 2540fps, Lo: 2513, Hi: 2562, SD: 15.32 Temp: 48
A virtual dupliate of the Hornady Factory VMAX load.

Loader: Forest
Powder: 28.0gr H322
Bullet: .277 Remington 115gr FMJ
Primer: Remington 9 1/2
Brass: SSA
Crimp: Lee FCD
OAL: 2.26"
Gun: 16" Stainless - AR15barreels.com
Chrony Data:
Avg: 2408fps, 
A virtual dupliate of the Remington Factory FMJ load.

Loader: Forest
Powder: 25.0gr H322
Bullet: .277 Hornady 130gr SST
Primer: Remington 9 1/2
Brass: SSA
Crimp: N/A
OAL: 2.31"
Gun: 16" Stainless - AR15barreels.com
Chrony Data:
Avg: 2154 fps, SD: 22.80 Temp: 48

Loader: Forest
Powder: 29.0gr WCC844
Bullet: .277 Remington 115gr FMJ
Primer: Remington 9 1/2
Brass: SSA
Crimp: Lee FCD
OAL: 2.26"
Gun: 16" Stainless - AR15barreels.com
Chrony Data:
Avg: 2265fps, SD: 27.16 Temp: 48

Loader Paulo Santos
  Gun Ko-Tonics 16" Chrome Lined 1:11" twist
  Bullet .277 Sierra 110 Gr. Pro-Hunters
    Cannelures  Rolled my own using Corbin cannelure tool
  Brass SSA
    Crimp Roll Crimp
      OAL 2.26"
      Primer Winchester #6 1/2
      Powder 28.5gr H322
Chrony Data (@10')
Avg Lo Hi ES SD Temp
2483fps 2464fps 2515fps 51 14 80
           
      OAL  2.28"  
      Primer CCI # 400  
      Powder  29gr H322  
Chrony Data (@ 10')
Avg Lo Hi ES SD Temp
2501fps 2496fps 2515fps 19 5 80