OUT OF STOCK (0) Bergara Rifles Premier Mountain 280 Ackley Improved 3+1 22" Gra . 162 gr ELD-X ® Precision Hunter ®.287.631 (G1) .318 (G7)-Medium Game 50-300 lbs Large Game 300-1500 lbs. And as I write this, at least one additional major ammunition manufacturer is preparing to introduce factory-loaded ammunition. A lot of savvy outfitters and professional hunters around the globe recommend big-game bullets of 160 grains or heavier, and the 7mm/.284 bore diameter meets that handily without greatly exceeding it. Importantly, although SAAMI spec’d the .280 AI with a common 7mm rifling twist rate of 1 turn in 9 inches, the cartridge is better served with a faster twist rate. Posts: 13,843. Mag. Recoil is significantly greater. I used an early-phase version to shoot an old, heavy-horned 54-inch kudu bull from about 220 yards while hunting with my PH pal Jacques Strauss in Namibia in 2019. Ackley Improved 40 degrees) hit something of a sweet spot between the.280 Remington and the 7mm Remington Magnum. On a related note, 7mm bullets offer a bigger, more effective frontal diameter than smaller 6.5mm and 0.277 bullets. The .280 AI will never replace with .270 Win., but it’s a cartridge of equal or grater capability that deserves its place at the table as a legitimate factory round. $14.95 Per Firearm One $9.99 Charge For Any Amount of Accessories Shipping Information. That the .280 AI can be built on a standard long action with a 30-06/.270 bolt face and magazine box is an added bonus. 280 Remington Ackley I . Northern Arizona. It was a sub-0.75-MOA load, and I made my longest shot yet on elk using that load in my custom Nesika Bay rifle built by Dakota Arms, center-punching a big Colorado bull 519 yards across a canyon with one shot. Compare. Jul 28, 2019 #1 Kotimaki Member. With the current industry-wide climate, please allow for 10-14 days of processing time before shipment. Shop online for top quality .280 Remington Ackley Improved Centerfire Rifle Ammo for sale! I have always wanted a .280AI but the more I research the .300 WSM the more I am interested … 1 of 2 Go to page. Berry's product line is extensive; in addition to making over 60 types of bullets, the firm... Give a Gift   There’s a reason that over 50 years ago, the 7mm Rem. 280 Ackley Improved Remage Prefit. Great care has been given by Hornady engineers to develop superior, match­-accurate hunting loads that allow the ELD­-X ® bullet to achieve its maximum ballistic potential. The.280 Ackley Improved provides honest magnum performance with every advantage of a standard cartridge. Over 75 Years of Reloading history RCBS is a leading U.S. manufacturer of precision reloading equipment. Next Last. Thread starter bdg848; Start date Apr 3, 2020; Apr 3, 2020 #1 B. bdg848 Senior Member. Sort By . Several propellants work wonderfully in the .280 AI. #14512954 01/27/20: Joined: Aug 2002. One of P.O. Nosler brass has always been my go-to, because it’s invariably near-perfect and comes weight-sorted and prepped for accuracy, meaning trimmed to length, chamfered, and deburred, and with flash holes uniformed. I decided to start with the Berger classic 168 and 4831. with less recoil, more magazine capacity, and longer barrel life. For Sale Custom .280 Ackley Improved Sheep Rifle $1,550 Shipped. www.longrangehunting.com Click to expand... WOW! Joined Apr 26, 2018 Messages 182 Reaction score 151 Location Idaho Media 187 Member of Safari Club International, NRA, Wild Sheep Foundation Hunted Tanzania, Nimibia, S. Africa Jul 14, 2020 #1 I am … AH veteran. The SAAMI spec 280 Ackley Improved chamber is.014 inches shorter at the datum line headspace dimension than the traditionally accepted wildcat chamber spec as previously produced. Nosler offered factory-loaded ammunition and reloading components. For the heavier bullets from 160 to 180 grains, H4831SC, Reloder 23, H1000, and IMR 7828 SSC are excellent. put the .264 Winchester Magnum out of business in short order. by 100 fps. In the world of rifles, Savage announced several versions of the Model 110 chambered in .280 AI. I’m not one of those who thinks certain cartridges posses magic powers (OK, maybe the 7x57 is a little bit magic), but a well-built 7 mm bullet traveling at over 3,000 fps works well on most things you point it at. Assuming both bullets are tough, controlled-expansion designs and are built with best-achievable aerodynamics, the 7mm/.284 projectile will drop less, drift less in the wind, and inexorably close the energy gap as range increases. 280 Ackley Improved, 22", Bolt Action, Synthetic Black Stock, Matte Black Finish, ... Hinterland #: 85984; MFG #: 57374; Availability. 280 Ackley Improved Remage Prefit. Find 280 Ackley Improved Ammo for sale, in-stock and ready to ship at Ammo Freedom. ammunition can be fired in the Ackley Improved chamber, usually with reasonable accuracy. $2,139.99. Finally, the .280 Ackley Improved is rocketing to western-hunting stardom. For Sale Custom .280 Ackley Improved Sheep Rifle $1,550 Shipped. Full Details More from this Seller. The Husqvarna AB. Home; My Account. It also tends to produce less recoil, and less muzzle blast. Having plenty of follow-up ammo on tap is a very good thing. The advantage is supposed to come from the longer case and the sharper shoulder which lengthens the case body slightly as well. He then changed the 35-degree shoulder to 40-degrees and the .280 Ackley Improved was born. 280 Ackley Improved Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) IMR 4350 46.3 2421 51.4 2677 Hunter 48.2 2499 53.6 2707 H4831sc 50.1 2474 55.7 2694 Power Pro 4000MR 49.1 2467 54.6 2740 *RL 22 48.3 2533 53.7 2715 IMR 7828ssc 49.0 2467 54.5 2702 RECOMMENDED TWIST: 1:9” OR FASTER 280 Ackley Improved Suggested Bullet Use 175-grain TSX … Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. It is important to note that the SAAMI-spec .280 Ackley Improved is dimensionally different than most of the wildcat versions and may not be interchangeable depending on when and how the rifle was chambered. The 280 AI gives you heavier bullet options than the .270 Win. Handgun Ammo Rifle Ammo 17 Hornet Ammo 17 Rem Fireball Ammo 17 Remington Ammo 204 Ruger Ammo … Plus, Petersen Cartridge offered premium .280 AI cartridge cases. For chasing antelope or predators, 120-grain bullets like the ballistic tip scream along at nearly 3,400 fps and drop only 5 inches at 300 yards. 6.5 Weatherby RPM Mo betta than a 280 Ackley Improved???? If you buy a rifle without the standardized chamber, it’s best to have a gunsmith with the appropriate headspace gauges check it out. If you are a handloader though, the choice is a no-brainer. With factory rifles available from Nosler, Kimber, and Cooper, as well as any custom maker with the right reamer, hopefully we’ll see factory ammunition offerings increase. With the current industry-wide climate, please allow for 10-14 days of processing time before shipment. Yes, we all strive for that perfect one-shot kill, but we’re also human, and sometimes we screw up. Readers ask about the best Ackley Improved cartridge, how to improve 280 Ackley Improved accuracy, and super scopes for hunting inside 200 yards. Frank and Tony from Gallery of Guns spice up the Glock test using their non-dominant hands. The.280 Ackley Improved (.280 AI) was registered with SAAMI in 2007 by Nosler. I’ve probably taken more big-game animals with this cartridge than any other, mainly because for years my .280 AI was one of the few hunting rifles that I owned. As mentioned earlier, fireforming most of the taper out of the case and bumping the shoulder to a steep 40-degree angle increases internal case capacity significantly. These modifications resulted in added capacity, which increased velocity, and less case stretch, which resulted in longer case life. That reason was heavier bullets. A mushroomed big-game bullet with expansion of about double the original diameter is considered ideal; that 7mm/.284-diameter bullet measures 0.568 inch across, with a surface area of over 1.01 square inches. Ackley Improved 40 degrees,” this cartridge was standardized by Nosler and accepted by SAAMI in 2008. I have a .338-280 "'improved" (30-degree shoulder) and I'll be damned if I can see a significant difference in velocities compared with either of the .338-06s that I have had. Today Ackley is know for his Improved Cartridges. Oddly, I think the modest velocity is one reason that particular bullet performs so well in the .280 AI—it’s not going quite fast enough to grenade on impact up close. That same rifle can go elk hunting with 160-grain bullets at just under 3,000 fps and 175 grainers still cross the 2,800 fps mark. Hornady Precision Hunter .280 Ackley Improved 162gr ELD-X 20/Box delivers accuracy and terminal ballistics. Get the American Hunter Insider newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. FAQs; Categories. Then, in 2019, Hornady introduced a 162-grain ELD-X bullet loaded in the .280 AI, adding it to the excellent Precision Hunter line of ammunition. .280 Ackley Improved, Bullet 162gr Hornady ELD-X, Brass Hornady | Nosler, Muzzle Velocity* 2970fps, Ballistic Coefficient G1/G7 .670/.338, COAL 3.330″. It’s still a good load, but I now prefer the slightly more aerodynamic 139-grain LRX, pushed faster, for work at traditional hunting distances inside a quarter-mile. Due to conservative loading of the .280 Rem., that velocity gap is more pronounced when we examine factory ammo. Out of Stock × Out of stock. Reloading Information. However, way out there, it absolutely trounces the .30-06, thanks to the far better aerodynamics of the 7mm bullets. Their cases offer reloaders excellent uniformity in wall thickness, weight and internal capacity. $49.15 $34.97. With healthy handloads, velocity in 24-inch barrels will be about 2,750 to 2,850 fps, depending on your propellant of choice and your individual rifle. Other wildcats may accomplish the same thing, but none of them do so with as little effort. And loaded judiciously, it will push heavy VLD-type 180-grain bullets as fast as the 7mm Remington Short Action Ultra Mag. : Wildcat created by the legendary P.O. velocities with less recoil and muzzle blast. To fully-realize the versatility of this cartridge, you’ll either need to handload or be willing to purchase custom loaded ammunition. Big bore semiauto or a lever gun? Looking at it from a technical perspective, the.280 Ackley Improved is a much better design in that it runs on less powder, yet offers a performance level comparable to the 7 Mag. Ackley and Fred Huntington and known previously by a variety of names such as the “.280 Rem. S. SU35 OP. Savage 57147 10/110 Long Range Hunter Bolt 280 Ackley Improved . Handloaders will find this cartridge to be pretty forgiving and simple to load. For all-around hunting use for deer-sized game, I prefer 140-grain premium bullets like the Barnes TSX at 3,000 fps, which I can use without holding over or dialing scopes until I get to just over 300 yards. Go. There is no reason that the barrel would need to be set back to get the chamber correct. Message me for … Out of Stock × Out of stock. Read more. The .280 Ackley Improved is, to me, about as close to a perfect all-around North American cartridge as it gets. R. riverrat13 Private. The store will not work correctly in the case when cookies are disabled. pushes that same bullet at 3,248 fps—both out of 24-inch Wiseman barrels. This sharper shoulder can also increase case life, which is a good thing for the handloader. It will primarily be used on whitetail. 1 of 3 Go to page. Ruger 10/22 Competition Rifle at 300 Yards, Rock River Arms LAR-15M .450 Bushmaster - Reviewed & Tested, Improved Ballistics a Key to Accurate Long-Range Shooting, Husqvarna AB. I’ve watched my hunting partner Thomas Provstgaard shoot the 139-grain LRX clean through stout-bodied African plains game, including a steeply angled shot on a massive 55-inch kudu bull. With equal barrel lengths, the Ackley Improved version gets you about 100 additional fps of velocity with a 140-grain bullet and a 24-inch barrel. We look at the futuristic .450 Bushmaster and how it compares to the tried and true .45-70. Gun #: 993638884. and a flatter trajectory than the 30-06, pretty good company for a big game cartridge. Although the cartridge has always had a small cult-like following, it took another dozen years to really catch on. Thread starter Jager Waffen74; Start date Jul 14, 2020; Tags.280 ai remington sheep rifle Jager Waffen74. 280 ackley improved Trued Remington 700 action 24 inch schilen heavy sporter contour barrel McMillan hunter stock (edge fill model) Hawkins obendorf BDL bottom metal Timney trigger (2.5lbs) Cerakoted black Nightforce SHV F1 illuminates 4x14x50 Nightforce 20 moa base Nightforce rings you guys know what a rifle like this is worth. 280 Remington Ackley Improved. For a decade or more, the .280 AI has been my favorite all-around cartridge for big game in the West. I zero it at 300 yards, and it drops just 8 inches at 400 yards. Where the .280 Ackley Improved differs from the .280 Rem. Remember, ejecta (exploding gases and particulates exiting the muzzle) contributes greatly to recoil. ©2020 Outdoor Sportsman Group. Developed by P.O. Campfire 'Bwana. Being a standard .30-06-diameter cartridge case, nearly all popular bolt-action hunting rifles will hold at least four rounds in the magazine, and many models comfortably swallow five down, plus one in the chamber. When it’s time to head to the deer stand, I could grab a.30-06 or.243. Let’s pause and take a look at why the 7mm/.284 bore diameter is significant. Northern Arizona. Quick view. Looking at switching to Vihatvouri powder for use with 160 - 168gr projectiles. Out of N165, N560 and N580 which would be the … .280 Ackley Improved, Bullet 162gr Hornady ELD-X, Brass Hornady | Nosler, Muzzle Velocity* 2970fps, Ballistic Coefficient G1/G7 .670/.338, COAL 3.330″. Modern long-range 7mm projectiles typically have really high BCs—so high, in fact, that manufacturers have to get extreme in the 6.5mm and .30-caliber bullet lines just to come close. The Ackley Improved family of wildcat cartridges are designed to be easily made by rechambering existing firearms, and fireforming the ammunition to decrease body taper and increase shoulder angle, resulting in a higher case capacity. One of the more recent additions to this list of wildcats gone legitimate is the .280 Ackley Improved. Privacy Policy   •   Contact Us   •   Warnings   •   FAQs   •  © 2020 National Rifle Association of America, Remington Model 700 American Hunter Rifle Project, Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinics, Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show, Marion P. 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There’s never been a better time to get into the .280 Ackley Improved game, and there’s never been a time when the cartridge has been more relevant. The Ackley Improved family of wildcat cartridges are designed to be easily made by rechambering existing firearms, and fireforming the ammunition to decrease body taper and increase shoulder angle, resulting in a higher case capacity. 280 Ackley Improved is 280 Remington blown out with a sharper shoulder, so it won't fit in the standard 280 chamber, but it's made by the reverse process: firing 280 Remington cases in … SU35. Choose medium-slow burn rate powders, such as H4831SC and Reloder 19 for light- to midweight projectiles. Petersen Cartridge’s new brass is also excellent and is built for high pressures and to withstand many reloadings. The combination of high BC’s combined with mild recoil, have made the .280 and .280 Ackley Improved wildcat, highly favored cartridges for long range hunters wanting to build light and set limits on recoil accordingly, recoil to both the shooter and rifle platform. The.280 Ackley is an improvement over a standard 280 Remington, and that’s not easy to do. The "improved" case is on the left and the standard .338-06 on the right. Prefer to trade but will sell also. Muzzle velocity was 3,060 fps, right there with advertised 7mm Rem. ISS Prop House gives us the rundown on the guns used in Enemy at the Gate. Since then, Christensen Arms, Cooper Arms, Nosler, and Kimber have chambered semi-custom and standard-catalog rifles in .280 AI. Importantly, it’s big enough to shoot bullets of adequate weight for elk, moose, and the biggest black bears. When you bump up to the magnum .30s, comparisons change. Next Last. All Rights Reserved. It’s not a huge deal prior to expansion—only about four hundredths of a square inch between a 6.5mm/.264 and a 7mm/.284 diameter projectile. On the subject of efficiency, .280 AI cases don’t stretch much each time they’re fired. Rounds like the 25-06 Rem., 7 mm-08, and 338-06 all started out as non-standard cartridges before they were “legitimized” and chambered by the industry’s major players. Regular price Sale price $675.00 Unit price / per . The four basic methods of making rifling in a barrel are single-point, broach, button, and... We're taking a look at what the Army's Elite Units are using for service rifles and what the future of SOCOM sniping looks like. Hunters around the world are well served by its excellent ballistics, outstanding terminal performance, modest recoil, high magazine capacity, and inherent accuracy. Similar options are Berger’s 175-grain Elite Hunter and 180-grain VLD Hunting. 280 Ackley Improved Controversy Explained - YouTube. In my experience, the .280 AI generates nearly as much velocity as the popular 7mm Rem. However, it is much more significant when the two expand. 20. L L! Wonder if anyone can give their impressions on the .300 WSM or .280AI. The.280 Remington, also known as the 7mm-06 Remington and 7mm Express Remington, was introduced in 1957 for the Remington model 740, 760, 721, and 725 rifles. While on the subject of velocity, allow me to point out that the .280 AI really deserves a 24-inch barrel. Load Data &Technical Information by Cartridge. Ackley gave the .280 Remington a steep 40-degree shoulder and straightened out most of the cartridge case’s body taper, he likely knew he was on to something special. Was using Reloder 23, however I can get Vihatvouri powder at a better price and better availability. A .284 bore comfortably pushes bullets of 140 to 180 grains. I was getting 2960 fps with 160gr in my Kimber with good accuracy, using Rel 23. Bergara added the cartridge to its chambering options. One of P.O. Tom Beckstrand and Neal Emery of Hornady highlight the 6MM Creedmoor ammo. I can't believe it has been 7 years. Good brass, once obtained, lasts a long time. 280 Ackley Improved, 22", Bolt Action, Synthetic Black Stock, Matte Black Finish, ... Hinterland #: 85984; MFG #: 57374; Availability. I’ve been a user of this cartridge, in both its wildcat and later in its ballistically identical standardized formats, for just under 15 years. Campfire 'Bwana. .280 ACKLEY IMPROVED. Nosler offers two Custom and two Trophy Grade loads for the .280 AI but that’s about the extent of factory-loaded options. Joined Sep 8, 2016 Messages 130. You’re talking about a cartridge suitable for a wide variety of game without the recoil of a magnum round. I am trying to decide on a rifle and have kind of gotten stuck on a 280AI. Although the cartridge has always had a small cult-like following, it took another dozen years to really catch on. Most well know of all is probably the 280 Ackley Improved, because Nosler decided to take it to SAAMI and make it a "factory" cartridge. A primary advantage of the .280 Ackley Improved is the increased magazine capacity. I plan on reloading whatever cartridge I choose as another hobby so I figured why not get the AI version. Up close, it wallops just like the .30-06, having similar bullet weight at similar velocities. These bullets are extremely good for ringing steel targets out past 1,000 yards. Joined Jan 13, 2019 Messages 39. Looking for some advice here please. What Ackley didn’t change was the datum point between the case head and the shoulder-neck angle. list velocities of 2,990 fps while Nosler’s 140-grain Accubond Ackley Improved loads get you 3,150 fps. A technician friend at Barnes used this bullet right after it was introduced for a once-in-a-lifetime free-range bison hunt in Utah and shot a large, old bull right at 600 yards with his .280 AI rifle. 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