.218 Bee - Published Manufacturer Loading Data

Shellholders:
Hornady #7
Lee #6
RCBS #1

Recipe Type:
 
Bullet Weight:
 
Powder:
 
Recipe Source:
 
 
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GR.:  30 gr
Bullet Type:  VG FB 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: CFE BLK (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.680"
Powder:
15.8 gr
18.0 gr
Vel.:
3,018
3,358
Press.:
25,300
33,500
Starting Powder: 15.8 gr
Starting Velocity: 3,018
Starting Pressure: 25,300
Max Powder: 18.0 gr
Max Velocity: 3,358
Max Pressure: 33,500
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  30 gr
Bullet Type:  VG FB 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H110 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.680"
Powder:
11.3 gr
12.0 gr
Vel.:
3,001
3,068
Press.:
35,500
37,200
Starting Powder: 11.3 gr
Starting Velocity: 3,001
Starting Pressure: 35,500
Max Powder: 12.0 gr
Max Velocity: 3,068
Max Pressure: 37,200
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  30 gr
Bullet Type:  VG FB 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: Lil'Gun (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.680"
Powder:
13.1 gr
14.9 gr
Vel.:
3,255
3,534
Press.:
35,700
38,100
Starting Powder: 13.1 gr
Starting Velocity: 3,255
Starting Pressure: 35,700
Max Powder: 14.9 gr
Max Velocity: 3,534
Max Pressure: 38,100
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  30 gr
Bullet Type:  VG FB 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: IMR 4227 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.680"
Powder:
10.1 gr
12.4 gr
Vel.:
2,521
2,914
Press.:
29,200
38,400
Starting Powder: 10.1 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,521
Starting Pressure: 29,200
Max Powder: 12.4 gr
Max Velocity: 2,914
Max Pressure: 38,400
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  30 gr
Bullet Type:  VG FB 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 296 (Winchester)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.680"
Powder:
11.3 gr
12.0 gr
Vel.:
3,001
3,068
Press.:
35,500
37,200
Starting Powder: 11.3 gr
Starting Velocity: 3,001
Starting Pressure: 35,500
Max Powder: 12.0 gr
Max Velocity: 3,068
Max Pressure: 37,200
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  35 gr
Bullet Type:  V-MAX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 1680 (Accurate)
Primer: REM 7½
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.680"
Powder:
13.5 gr
15.0 gr
Vel.:
2,632
2,992
Press.:
 
40,000
Starting Powder: 13.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,632
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 15.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,992
Max Pressure: 40,000
Source: Accurate 
 

 
GR.:  35 gr
Bullet Type:  V-MAX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: CFE BLK (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.650"
Powder:
15.3 gr
18.0 gr
Vel.:
2,833
3,313
Press.:
22,200
35,700
Starting Powder: 15.3 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,833
Starting Pressure: 22,200
Max Powder: 18.0 gr
Max Velocity: 3,313
Max Pressure: 35,700
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  35 gr
Bullet Type:  V-MAX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H110 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.650"
Powder:
12.5 gr
13.2 gr
Vel.:
2,974
3,066
Press.:
33,900
37,400
Starting Powder: 12.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,974
Starting Pressure: 33,900
Max Powder: 13.2 gr
Max Velocity: 3,066
Max Pressure: 37,400
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  35 gr
Bullet Type:  V-MAX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H4227 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.650"
Powder:
11.0 gr
13.3 gr
Vel.:
2,656
3,035
Press.:
30,400
38,300
Starting Powder: 11.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,656
Starting Pressure: 30,400
Max Powder: 13.3 gr
Max Velocity: 3,035
Max Pressure: 38,300
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  35 gr
Bullet Type:  V-MAX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: Lil'Gun (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.650"
Powder:
12.0 gr
14.0 gr
Vel.:
2,868
3,205
Press.:
25,400
37,100
Starting Powder: 12.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,868
Starting Pressure: 25,400
Max Powder: 14.0 gr
Max Velocity: 3,205
Max Pressure: 37,100
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  40 gr
Bullet Type:  HORNET 
(Sierra)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 1680 (Accurate)
Primer: REM 7½
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.760"
Powder:
13.5 gr
15.0 gr
Vel.:
2,463
2,799
Press.:
 
34,700
Starting Powder: 13.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,463
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 15.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,799
Max Pressure: 34,700
Source: Accurate 
 

 
GR.:  40 gr
Bullet Type:  BK 
(Sierra)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: CFE BLK (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.820"
Powder:
15.3 gr
18.0 gr
Vel.:
2,841
3,257
Press.:
27,400
38,600
Starting Powder: 15.3 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,841
Starting Pressure: 27,400
Max Powder: 18.0 gr
Max Velocity: 3,257
Max Pressure: 38,600
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  40 gr
Bullet Type:  BK 
(Sierra)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H110 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.820"
Powder:
12.5 gr
13.3 gr
Vel.:
2,866
2,981
Press.:
33,000
38,200
Starting Powder: 12.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,866
Starting Pressure: 33,000
Max Powder: 13.3 gr
Max Velocity: 2,981
Max Pressure: 38,200
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  40 gr
Bullet Type:  BK 
(Sierra)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H4227 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.820"
Powder:
11.0 gr
12.8 gr
Vel.:
2,608
2,865
Press.:
33,800
38,700
Starting Powder: 11.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,608
Starting Pressure: 33,800
Max Powder: 12.8 gr
Max Velocity: 2,865
Max Pressure: 38,700
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  40 gr
Bullet Type:  BK 
(Sierra)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: Lil'Gun (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.820"
Powder:
12.5 gr
14.0 gr
Vel.:
2,846
3,130
Press.:
26,500
37,400
Starting Powder: 12.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,846
Starting Pressure: 26,500
Max Powder: 14.0 gr
Max Velocity: 3,130
Max Pressure: 37,400
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  44 gr
Bullet Type:  Lead  #225438 
(Lyman)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 1680 (Accurate)
Primer: REM 7½
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.615"
Powder:
9.9 gr
11.0 gr
Vel.:
1,976
2,246
Press.:
 
30,100
Starting Powder: 9.9 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,976
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 11.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,246
Max Pressure: 30,100
Source: Accurate 

 
GR.:  45 gr
Bullet Type:  HP ‘Bee’ 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 1680 (Accurate)
Primer: REM 7½
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.610"
Powder:
12.6 gr
14.0 gr
Vel.:
2,350
2,670
Press.:
 
39,800
Starting Powder: 12.6 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,350
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 14.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,670
Max Pressure: 39,800
Source: Accurate 

 
GR.:  45 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP  
(Speer)
Diameter: 
Powder: 2400 (Alliant Powder)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
7.5 gr
8.3 gr
Vel.:
 
2,151
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 7.5 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 8.3 gr
Max Velocity: 2,151
Max Pressure:  
Source: Alliant Powder 

 
GR.:  45 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP  
(Speer)
Diameter: 
Powder: 2400 (Alliant Powder)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
7.5 gr
8.3 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 7.5 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 8.3 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Source: Alliant Powder 

 
GR.:  45 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP  
(Speer)
Diameter: 
Powder: 2400 (Alliant Powder)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length:  
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
7.5 gr
8.3 gr
Vel.:
 
 
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 7.5 gr
Starting Velocity:  
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 8.3 gr
Max Velocity:  
Max Pressure:  
Source: Alliant Powder 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 1680 (Accurate)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
10.8 gr
12.0 gr
Vel.:
2,329
2,517
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 10.8 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,329
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 12.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,517
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FN 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 1680 (Accurate)
Primer: REM 7½
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.670"
Powder:
12.6 gr
14.0 gr
Vel.:
2,339
2,658
Press.:
 
38,600
Starting Powder: 12.6 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,339
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 14.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,658
Max Pressure: 38,600
Source: Accurate 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 2460 (Accurate)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
15.3 gr
17.0 gr
Vel.:
2,365
2,551
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 15.3 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,365
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 17.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,551
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 
C 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: No. 9 (Accurate)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
7.8 gr
8.7 gr
Vel.:
2,082
2,290
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 7.8 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,082
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 8.7 gr
Max Velocity: 2,290
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: Enforcer (Ramshot)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
8.7 gr
9.4 gr
Vel.:
2,234
2,376
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 8.7 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,234
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 9.4 gr
Max Velocity: 2,376
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 2400 (Alliant Powder)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
7.5 gr
8.3 gr
Vel.:
1,997
2,151
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 7.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,997
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 8.3 gr
Max Velocity: 2,151
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  JFP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: CFE BLK (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.670"
Powder:
13.9 gr
16.4 gr
Vel.:
2,546
2,954
Press.:
27,500
38,100
Starting Powder: 13.9 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,546
Starting Pressure: 27,500
Max Powder: 16.4 gr
Max Velocity: 2,954
Max Pressure: 38,100
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  JFP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H110 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.670"
Powder:
8.0 gr
9.0 gr
Vel.:
2,127
2,331
Press.:
25,400
36,400
Starting Powder: 8.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,127
Starting Pressure: 25,400
Max Powder: 9.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,331
Max Pressure: 36,400
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H110 (Hodgdon)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
8.1 gr
9.0 gr
Vel.:
1,959
2,215
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 8.1 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,959
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 9.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,215
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  JFP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H4198 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.670"
Powder:
13.5 gr
15.0 gr
Vel.:
2,417
2,708
Press.:
26,700
37,200
Starting Powder: 13.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,417
Starting Pressure: 26,700
Max Powder: 15.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,708
Max Pressure: 37,200
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  JFP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H4227 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.670"
Powder:
9.0 gr
10.7 gr
Vel.:
2,143
2,424
Press.:
23,300
38,200
Starting Powder: 9.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,143
Starting Pressure: 23,300
Max Powder: 10.7 gr
Max Velocity: 2,424
Max Pressure: 38,200
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  JFP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: Lil'Gun (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.670"
Powder:
9.0 gr
10.2 gr
Vel.:
2,385
2,586
Press.:
29,900
37,300
Starting Powder: 9.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,385
Starting Pressure: 29,900
Max Powder: 10.2 gr
Max Velocity: 2,586
Max Pressure: 37,300
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: Lil'Gun (Hodgdon)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
9.5 gr
10.5 gr
Vel.:
2,441
2,662
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 9.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,441
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 10.5 gr
Max Velocity: 2,662
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: IMR 4198 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
12.8 gr
14.2 gr
Vel.:
2,466
2,738
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 12.8 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,466
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 14.2 gr
Max Velocity: 2,738
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 
C 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: IMR 4227 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
8.9 gr
9.8 gr
Vel.:
1,914
2,127
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 8.9 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,914
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 9.8 gr
Max Velocity: 2,127
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: N110 (VihtaVuori)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
8.3 gr
9.2 gr
Vel.:
2,224
2,379
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 8.3 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,224
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 9.2 gr
Max Velocity: 2,379
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  46 gr
Bullet Type:  FNSP 
(Speer)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 296 (Winchester)
Primer: CCI 400
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.655"
Powder:
8.1 gr
9.0 gr
Vel.:
2,161
2,325
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 8.1 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,161
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 9.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,325
Max Pressure:  
Source: Speer 

 
GR.:  50 gr
Bullet Type:  SPSX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: 1680 (Accurate)
Primer: REM 7½
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.780"
Powder:
11.7 gr
13.0 gr
Vel.:
2,165
2,461
Press.:
 
36,600
Starting Powder: 11.7 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,165
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 13.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,461
Max Pressure: 36,600
Source: Accurate 
 

 
GR.:  50 gr
Bullet Type:  BT 
(NOS)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: CFE BLK (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.900"
Powder:
12.8 gr
15.1 gr
Vel.:
2,436
2,757
Press.:
27,500
38,100
Starting Powder: 12.8 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,436
Starting Pressure: 27,500
Max Powder: 15.1 gr
Max Velocity: 2,757
Max Pressure: 38,100
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  50 gr
Bullet Type:  BT 
(NOS)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H110 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.900"
Powder:
8.5 gr
9.4 gr
Vel.:
2,174
2,332
Press.:
30,000
38,600
Starting Powder: 8.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,174
Starting Pressure: 30,000
Max Powder: 9.4 gr
Max Velocity: 2,332
Max Pressure: 38,600
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  50 gr
Bullet Type:  BT 
(NOS)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H4198 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.900"
Powder:
13.5 gr
14.9 gr
Vel.:
2,420
2,654
Press.:
29,500
38,500
Starting Powder: 13.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,420
Starting Pressure: 29,500
Max Powder: 14.9 gr
Max Velocity: 2,654
Max Pressure: 38,500
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  50 gr
Bullet Type:  BT 
(NOS)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: H4227 (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.900"
Powder:
9.5 gr
10.8 gr
Vel.:
2,195
2,421
Press.:
29,500
38,400
Starting Powder: 9.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,195
Starting Pressure: 29,500
Max Powder: 10.8 gr
Max Velocity: 2,421
Max Pressure: 38,400
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  50 gr
Bullet Type:  BT 
(NOS)
Diameter: 0.224"
Powder: Lil'Gun (Hodgdon)
Primer: WIN WSR
Case: WIN
Trim Length: 1.335"
C.O.L.: 1.900"
Powder:
9.0 gr
10.2 gr
Vel.:
2,320
2,503
Press.:
31,500
36,400
Starting Powder: 9.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,320
Starting Pressure: 31,500
Max Powder: 10.2 gr
Max Velocity: 2,503
Max Pressure: 36,400
Source: Hodgdon