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8 x 57 IS (8 mm Mauser)

Test barrel: 620 mm (24½”), 1 in 9½” twist
Primers: Large Rifle
Cases: Lapua, trim-to length 56,80 mm (2.236”)

Bullet Powder Starting load Maximum load
Weight Type Mfg C.O.L Type Weight Velocity Weight Velocity
[g] [grs]     [mm] [in.]   [g] [grs] [m/s] [fps] [g] [grs] [m/s] [fps]
8,1 125 SP Hornady 74,0 2.913 N130 2,80 43.2 874 2867 3,12 48.1 950 3117
            N133 3,14 48.5 883 2897 3,50 54.0 979 3212
            N135 3,22 49.7 882 2894 3,57 55.1 974 3196
9,7 150 Spitzer Speer 76,0 2.992 N135 2,97 45.8 801 2628 3,31 51.1 880 2887
            N140 3,13 48.3 799 2621 3,49 53.9 892 2927
11,0 170 SP Speer 77,0 3.031 N135 2,86 44.1 748 2454 3,18 49.1 829 2720
            N140 2,99 46.1 747 2451 3,33 51.4 838 2749
            N150 3,13 48.3 761 2497 3,48 53.7 853 2799
11,7 180 Naturalis Lapua 80,5 3.189 N135 2,56 39.5 717 2352 2,88 44.4 776 2546
            N150 2,93 45.2 731 2398 3,22F 49.7F 802 2631
            N140 2,93 45.2 733 2405 3,21 49.5 780 2559
            N540 2,98 46.0 716 2349 3,17 48.9 816 2677
13,0 200 Spitzer Speer 79,5 3.130 N140 2,77 42.7 661 2169 3,08 47.5 759 2490
            N150 2,86 44.1 680 2231 3,19 49.2 763 2503
13,0 200 Partition Nosler 81,0 3.189 N160 3,27 50.5 681 2234 3,64 56.2 785 2575

F = Case full

LIGHT GREY TEXT BOX INDICATES MAXIMUM LOAD - USE WITH CAUTION!
LOADS LESS THAN MINIMUM CHARGES SHOWN ARE NOT RECOMMENDED

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