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Last year I was trying some 168g berger vld with H1000 and Hornady brass. I couldnt get them consistent. I later started try out the hornady 162g eld-m with H1000 and same brass. Hunting season came around So I loaded up 10 of a lighter load, dialed scope in for an antelope. I just recently started back on this load search. I am not chasing max velocities, just good accuracy. I ended up settling at 66.6g of H1000 at factory length. This was shooting about 3025fps and slightly tighter than 1/2" groups. All loads were shot with a chrono strapped to the barrel. Next, I changed the lengths and loaded some .010", .040", and .070" off the lands and they started flinging everywhere. Anyone have things get worse before when shortening the jump? And, how do you like the H1000 if you use it? The only other of the extreme powders I have used is the 4064 which I like in the 308 with 175g bullets. My brother is using the 7828sc but he hasnt touched it in over a year and about to get back on it. Just looking for any conclusions any have come to with loading components on the 7mm RM.