It is no that is true at all. Period! The 220 Swift. 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. This stretching can result in neck thickening and premature case-head separation. Posted: Sun … All are 5 shots at 100 yards. DrMike Post subject: Re: .220 Swift. The powders I used years ago were IMR-4895, 4064, 4320 and H-380. department, and shoot just as accurately. It is no worse to load for than any other cartridge. Got the 220 Swift back out. Don’t listen to all the rubbish published about how bad the Swift is. 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… Rings the 8x6 gong at 840 almost too easy. The 220 Swift, like the .22-250, is prone to case stretching due to its shallow shoulder angle and long, tapering shape. Does anyone have any loading experience with this cartridge? saying that the Swift is not as good as the 22-250 Remington. I do not think that is true at all. 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. About two years later, Swift began production on a new rifle bullet for large game and invested in more equipment. Leupold Federal 210M primers and NORMA brass. I shot the barrel's out of 2 swifts and my partner shot the barrels out of 4, on ground squirrels and p. dogs. I’ll look tonight for the load data. Pistol; Rifle; Cowboy; GR. 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. The following data was developed in a Remington 40X 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. Back in 1982, Swift started out making component bullets in Quinter, Kansas, using C&H dies in a loading press. 2. I do not think 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. Any new powders out there that bring a Swift to life. We shot a load of AA2700 43.5-44.5g with a Fed 210 Primer with a 50g Nosler Ballistic tip. Polymer tipped V-MAX ® bullets deliver match accuracy, high ballistic coefficients, wind defying trajectories, and rapid fragmentation upon contact. 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. 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. On Texas whitetail the .220 Swift is like the hammer of Thor on broadside shots out to 200 yards or so. The good old .220 Swift even today takes a back seat in accuracy to none of the newer hot varmint .22 rounds. *Most Accurate Load C Compressed Load 1. That's exactly what happened back in 1935 when Winchester introduced the.220 Swift. The best of the factory 22 varmint calibers. 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… Federal 210 primers and Remington brass. All groups are 5 shots at 100 yards. 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. 220 Swift 220 Swift Maximum Loads Should Be Used With Caution - Always Start With Minimum Loads. .220 Swift (using Sierra bullets) Warning! .220 Swift Handloads reloading data with 36 loads. Use them with confidence. Feb 13, 2006 116 0 39 Troy, MT. I am having a .220 Swift AI built on a old model Ruger 77. 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). 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. I've got some 55gr Nosler Ballistic tips to start. 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. Hornady ® Varmint Express ® ammunition is designed around the hard-hitting performance of our famous V-MAX ® bullet. Top . PX Member. His pet load is a 55 Grain Sierra Flat Base PSP with a maximum load of IMR-4064 for about 3900 fps. 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 … Re: 220 Swift for 90 gr VLD's. Don’t listen to all the rubbish published about how bad the Swift is. I am mostly using the improved version to slow brass flow, not necessarily hotter loads. CCI LR primers and winchester brass. Tiny holes going in and out but worked just fine. I have a friend that swears by RE-17 in his .220 Swift and .25-06. I am having CH-4d make the dies for me. 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. Minuteman. We used Norma brass and RWS primers. You might hear some people 2nd shot tipped him right over. I've seen speeds of over 3600 fps in the 06 with it and that is some serious speed. G. Gondy223 Sergeant. 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. I'll be finishing my 220 Swift by next week and need a good starting load. Right click on the image of the load data and use save as. 200 yards, the first shot hunched him up and you could tell by his eyes he was in shock. After about 30 years I am revisiting the .220 Swift. 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. 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. 220 Swift 55 gr V-MAX® Item #8324 | 20/Box . You might hear some people saying that the Swift is not as good as the 22-250 Remington. Thanks. 115 SW Columbia St | Bend, Oregon, USA 97702  |  Toll Free: Nosler Showroom / Open to the Public:  Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm PST, Load Data &Technical Information by Cartridge. It should also be s… These Winchester 48-grain Super Speed pointed softpoints were Winchester’s original load for the .220 Swift. Can't remember exactly what I was using but they were very accurate. Sadly my groundhog fields are now subdivisions. Using bullets from Nosler Ballistic Tip, … .220 Swift - Manufacturer Loading Data. The Weatherby Mark V I used to wring out various.220 Swift loads is the Super VarmintMaster version. 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. The 220 Swift. 3. 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. I have a swift done with bartline 7.5 and it is an absolute hammer with 75 g a max. 6.5 – 20 X. 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. All are 5 shots at 100 yards. rifle with a 27 inch barrel. 060010B. 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. Discontinue firing at the first sign of excessive pressure or upon noticing a change in the report of the firearm. and barrel – the Swift will always outperform the 22-250 in the velocity I still shot it for groundhog hunting and accounted for many many 1 shot kills at 500 -741 yards with 55 grainers. First photo was taken while two doe were moving into the road from the … All of these factory velocities were taken in 24" barrels. 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 Bullet Type Primer. Never exceed maximum loads because excessive chamber pressure will result. Open up the load data page you wish to download. They had an average speed of 4,000 fps from the 26-inch barrel of a Model 70 Varmint. Sure glad I kept my reloading dies. They were most likely 52 gr. My neighbor loaded all of today's ammo. Remington officially adopted the .22-250 Remington in 1965 and began offering rifles and ammunition. Load Data &Technical Information by Caliber. Case life can be greatly increased by using a neck die, or a full-length die adjusted to partially size the case. Walt . Never begin loading with the maximum powder charge shown in these reloading data tables, regardless of your experience. Period! I have Varget, 4064, 4007SSC and IMR 4320 that have all worked well in my 22-250. 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. It was the first factory-loaded rifle cartridge with a muzzle velocity of over 1,200 m/s (4,000 ft/s). 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 … Only problem is that it is temperature sensitive. The following loads were developed in a SAKO AII HB. The rifle bullets were made from 22 rimfire hulls with Corbin tools. 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. 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. These loads were shot by Brian Pearce of Wolfe Publishing Co. Description. Back | Hunting. Quite a few years ago I took a antelope with a 220 Swift using Barnes. 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