Loaded to a muzzle velocity of 4,110 fps with a 48-grain bullet, it was more than 1,400 fps faster than the.22 Hornet, which had been the fastest pure varmint cartridge available in factory-loaded form. 220 Swift Load Data; 223 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 6mm PPC-USA Load Data; 6mm Creedmoor Load Data; 6mm Bench Rest Remington Load Data; 243 Winchester Load Data; 6mm Remington Load Data; 243 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 240 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 250-3000 Savage Load Data; 257 Roberts Load Data ; 257 Roberts Ackley Improved Load Data… We shot a load of AA2700 43.5-44.5g with a Fed 210 Primer with a 50g Nosler Ballistic tip. Back Thanks. .220 Swift Handloads reloading data with 36 loads. Federal 210 primers and Remington brass. They were most likely 52 gr. Remington officially adopted the .22-250 Remington in 1965 and began offering rifles and ammunition. These Winchester 48-grain Super Speed pointed softpoints were Winchester’s original load for the .220 Swift. Rings the 8x6 gong at 840 almost too easy. Sure glad I kept my reloading dies. Nosler Inc  |  Privacy  Use  Order Processing. It is no We used Norma brass and RWS primers. I've seen speeds of over 3600 fps in the 06 with it and that is some serious speed. that is true at all. Feb 13, 2006 116 0 39 Troy, MT. After about 30 years I am revisiting the .220 Swift. It is no worse to load for than any other cartridge. I’ll look tonight for the load data. 220 Swift 40 220 Swift TNT Green 43 220 Swift 45 220 Swift TNT Green 50 220 Swift 50 220 Swift 52 220 Swift 55 220 Swift 70 223 Winchester Super Short Magnum 50 223 Winchester Super Short Magnum 55 223 Winchester Super Short Magnum 70. .220 Swift (using Sierra bullets) Warning! I have a swift done with bartline 7.5 and it is an absolute hammer with 75 g a max. .220 Swift - Manufacturer Loading Data. ALL 35 gr 36 gr 40 gr 45 gr 50 gr 52 gr 53 gr 55 gr 60 gr 62 gr 63 gr 70 gr 80 gr. 060010B. DrMike Post subject: Re: .220 Swift. It had a 27” barrel I've got some 55gr Nosler Ballistic tips to start. 6.5 – 20 X. The following data was developed in another 40X. to Main Page | Reloading Pages | FAQS Walt . 220 Swift 220 Swift Maximum Loads Should Be Used With Caution - Always Start With Minimum Loads. PX Member. The following data was developed in a Remington 40X When one looks at this archaic cartridge, long in length by today,s standards, and having of all things a rim on it, one would think that it could never shoot worth a toot. Our now 37 year-old eldest son and his first deer hunting experience at 11 years old. The 220 Swift. The 220 Swift, like the .22-250, is prone to case stretching due to its shallow shoulder angle and long, tapering shape. All groups are 5 shots at 100 yards. Re: 220 Swift for 90 gr VLD's. That's exactly what happened back in 1935 when Winchester introduced the.220 Swift. You might hear some people Top . Sadly my groundhog fields are now subdivisions. The rifle bullets were made from 22 rimfire hulls with Corbin tools. About two years later, Swift began production on a new rifle bullet for large game and invested in more equipment. Quite a few years ago I took a antelope with a 220 Swift using Barnes. Never begin loading with the maximum powder charge shown in these reloading data tables, regardless of your experience. 1. I've been looking for it to use in the 06 but I can't find it around here, I'm stuck with RE-19. Whether using varmint or premium bullets, the .220 Swift, like other .224’s, is best suited to game weighing around 40kg (90lb) and up to 60kg (130lb) as a safe maximum. Le .220 Swift (nom de son inventeur) est une cartouche de chasse de petit calibre (5,6 mm / .22) possédant une grande vitesse à la bouche.Selon Le Chasseur français, il convient au petit gibier à grande distance et dans certains cas le chevreuil.Il est fabriqué industriellement en Suède et aux États-Unis.. Balistique indicative (cartouche Remington Polymer tipped V-MAX ® bullets deliver match accuracy, high ballistic coefficients, wind defying trajectories, and rapid fragmentation upon contact. Just picked up a new Ruger No 1 Varminter. This stretching can result in neck thickening and premature case-head separation. | Hunting. saying that the Swift is not as good as the 22-250 Remington. They had an average speed of 4,000 fps from the 26-inch barrel of a Model 70 Varmint. I do not think You might hear some people saying that the Swift is not as good as the 22-250 Remington. I shot the barrel's out of 2 swifts and my partner shot the barrels out of 4, on ground squirrels and p. dogs. Using bullets from Nosler Ballistic Tip, … Hornady ® Varmint Express ® ammunition is designed around the hard-hitting performance of our famous V-MAX ® bullet. _____ Garg 'nuair dhuisgear. G. Gondy223 Sergeant. I am having CH-4d make the dies for me. or right in there. Any new powders out there that bring a Swift to life. I do not think that is true at all. I have a friend that swears by RE-17 in his .220 Swift and .25-06. 200 yards, the first shot hunched him up and you could tell by his eyes he was in shock. This bullet grains range from 40 gr to 60 gr, and its speed ranges between 3,600 on the 60gr and 4,200 fps on the 40 gr. Case life can be greatly increased by using a neck die, or a full-length die adjusted to partially size the case. I still shot it for groundhog hunting and accounted for many many 1 shot kills at 500 -741 yards with 55 grainers. Today I am shooting some 55g Hornady V Max bullets on various powders. Hornady Manufacturing Company develops and publishes reloading data for the Handbook of Cartridge Reloading.Occasionally, we will temporarily publish load data on this page when a bullet becomes available and is not yet listed in the latest edition of the handbook. I have recommended this load for several other guys and they have had amazing accuracy out of their rifles as well. Can't remember exactly what I was using but they were very accurate. Bullet Type Primer. Don’t listen to all the rubbish published about how bad the Swift is. The following loads were developed in a SAKO AII HB. It was the first factory-loaded rifle cartridge with a muzzle velocity of over 1,200 m/s (4,000 ft/s). Three shots touching at 100 yards. My Uncle owns five Pre-64 Model 70s and one Remington 700 VSSF in .220 Swift, and has deer and hog hunted exclusively with the .220 Swift for 40 years. Tiny holes going in and out but worked just fine. Period! The 4064 load was around 3400fps and the Reloader 15 load was 3520 fps. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. department, and shoot just as accurately. All of these factory velocities were taken in 24" barrels. On Texas whitetail the .220 Swift is like the hammer of Thor on broadside shots out to 200 yards or so. The best of the factory 22 varmint calibers. and a Weaver 4-16 scope in Leupold mounts. Given the same standard of rifle – same quality action Open up the load data page you wish to download. 22-250 Remington Ackley Improved Load Data, 223 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data, 243 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data, 25 Winchester Super Short Magnum Load Data, 270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data, 7mm Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data, 7mm Shooting Times Westerner (STW) Load Data, 30-06 Springfield Ackley Improved Load Data, 300 Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data, 300 Holland & Holland (H&H) Magnum Load Data, 300 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data, 325 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data, 358 Shooting Times Alaskan (STA) Load Data, 375 Holland & Holland (H&H) Magnum Load Data, 45-70 Gov’t (Strong Actions Only) Load Data, 45 Colt (Single Action Army & Replicas) Load Data, 45 Colt (Ruger & T/C Contender & Encore) Load Data. Minuteman. My neighbor loaded all of today's ammo. Back in 1982, Swift started out making component bullets in Quinter, Kansas, using C&H dies in a loading press. 220 Swift 55 gr V-MAX® Item #8324 | 20/Box . worse to load for than any other cartridge. You can also click on the image and a pdf version will open in a new window. 220 Swift Load Data; 223 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 6mm PPC-USA Load Data; 6mm Creedmoor Load Data; 6mm Bench Rest Remington Load Data; 243 Winchester Load Data; 6mm Remington Load Data; 243 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 240 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 250-3000 Savage Load Data; 257 Roberts Load Data ; 257 Roberts Ackley Improved Load Data… The .220 Swift (5.56×56mmSR) is a semi-rimmed rifle cartridge developed by Winchester and introduced in 1935 for small game and vermin hunting. It's a 26" Criterion with 12" twist and I will be shooting in the 50 to 60 gr range bullets with a max range of maybe 400 yds. Right click on the image of the load data and use save as. A Thompson/Center Encore with a 26-inch barrel topped with a Weaver Grand Slam 6-20x 42mm scope was used to develop the accompanying .22-250 Remington load data. H 414 always gave me some of the fastest speeds and great accuracy in my 22-250 Ackley with 55 gr bullets, which is comparable to the swift in powder capacity. First photo was taken while two doe were moving into the road from the … Cartridge Type: Rifle Height: 2.205" Width: 0.473" Average FPS: 3845 Average Energy: 1674 Average Gr: 51 Recoil: 0.9 Power Rank: 1.96 of 20 The .220 Swift is an old cartridge made back in 1934 by Winchester and is based off the 6mm Lee Navy and even older cartridge designed back in 1894. Description. All are 5 shots at 100 yards. The velocity of the cartridge ranges from 2000 km/h (1200 mph or 550 m/s) up to about 4500 km/h (2800 mph or 1250 m/s). rifle with a 27 inch barrel. I have Varget, 4064, 4007SSC and IMR 4320 that have all worked well in my 22-250. Never exceed maximum loads because excessive chamber pressure will result. and barrel – the Swift will always outperform the 22-250 in the velocity Powder ALL Accurate 2700 Accurate 4064 Alliant Powder 2000-MR Alliant Powder Reloder 15 Alliant Powder Reloder 19 Alliant Powder Varmint Hodgdon BL-C(2) Hodgdon H1000 Hodgdon H335 Hodgdon H380 Hodgdon H414 Hodgdon … It should also be s… This cartridge does not produce a high level of hydrostatic shock but with suitable loads, death from chest shots at … 3. The following data was developed in a REMINGTON 40X SS, # Posted: Sun … The powders I used years ago were IMR-4895, 4064, 4320 and H-380. The Weatherby Mark V I used to wring out various.220 Swift loads is the Super VarmintMaster version. I'll be finishing my 220 Swift by next week and need a good starting load. 220 Swift Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) A-2700 42.5 3882 45.5 4110 Big Game 41.5 3873 44.5 4091 RL 15 37.5 3824 40.5 4105 *H380 42.5 3931 45.5 4125 IMR 4007ssc 41.0 3728 44.5c 4071 H414 42.5 … The best of the factory 22 varmint calibers. Use them with confidence. *Most Accurate Load C Compressed Load 1. I am using a Lilja SS barrel installed with a 26 " barrel in sporter contour, with a 1 in 9 twist to try some 70 gr bullets. Gun: Ruger M77 Varmint; Barrel Length: 26 inches; Twist: 1-14 inches; Case: Remington; Primer: Winchester Large Rifle; Bullet Diameter: .224 inch; Maximum COAL: 2.680 inches; Maximum Case Length: 2.205 inches; Trim to Length: 2.195 inches. I am mostly using the improved version to slow brass flow, not necessarily hotter loads. These loads were shot by Brian Pearce of Wolfe Publishing Co. Got the 220 Swift back out. Period! Remington's factory loads for the.220 Swift include a 50 grain PSP bullet at a MV of 3780 fps and a 50 grain V-Max boat-tail bullet, also at 3780 fps. The 220 Swift. 2. CCI LR primers and winchester brass. Load Data &Technical Information by Caliber. Built around the standard-length Mark V action, it is available in.223,.22-250,.243, 7mm-08, and.308 in single-shot and repeating versions and as a single shot only in.220 Swift. The good old .220 Swift even today takes a back seat in accuracy to none of the newer hot varmint .22 rounds. The same load in the Ruger clocked 3980-something fps and that is the weight bullet I've used for deer hunting with the Swift. Apr 15, 2011 #3 Re: .220 Swift I don't use varget for mine, but FWIW, I use 37gr IMR 4895 pushing 50gr varmint grenades and nosler ballistic tips. Only problem is that it is temperature sensitive. His pet load is a 55 Grain Sierra Flat Base PSP with a maximum load of IMR-4064 for about 3900 fps. 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