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#3101133 - 12/30/12 08:35 AM reloading question
deerkiller300wsm
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I am setting up my dads old rcbs rock chunker....I have beverages loaded before and don't have a reloading manual of any kind yet. But I was wanting to know if anyone had a powder they knew of that shoots good in 3006 and in 223. These will be hunting/plucking rounds....not match grade for 1000 yard shots. I think the 748 ball powder is pretty common right? Oh and does anyone have a set of 223 dyes they wanna part with?
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#3101268 - 12/30/12 10:29 AM Re: reloading question [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
rdl65
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Varget for both calibers. Excellent choice for .223 from personal experience.And I have a buddy that loads it for 30-06 with excellent results.
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#3101320 - 12/30/12 11:20 AM Re: reloading question [Re: rdl65]
AllOutdoors
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Varget would be a good choice for both. You can get more velocity out of some other powders for the 30-06, but maybe not needed.Varget has been a very accurate powder for me.
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#3101438 - 12/30/12 01:07 PM Re: reloading question [Re: AllOutdoors]
deerkiller300wsm
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thans guys. I keep reading and seeing a lot of people using varget
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#3101454 - 12/30/12 01:19 PM Re: reloading question [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
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I wish I had a 5 gallon bucket of Varget myself,,
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#3101501 - 12/30/12 02:15 PM Re: reloading question [Re: mr.big]
Redwing
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Is Varget pretty much for Rifle loads?
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#3102900 - 12/31/12 12:48 PM Re: reloading question [Re: Redwing]
EastTNHunter
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IMR or Hodgdon 4895 ought to work well for you on both, as well.

Yes, Varget is a rifle powder.

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#3102904 - 12/31/12 12:52 PM Re: reloading question [Re: EastTNHunter]
mr.big
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748,BLC2,3031,,heck just about any powder from 322 to 4064 would go bang and hit the paper at 100 yards..
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#3102991 - 12/31/12 01:55 PM Re: reloading question [Re: mr.big]
KPH
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The first thing you need to do is get a reloading manual.
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#3103297 - 12/31/12 05:38 PM Re: reloading question [Re: mr.big]
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 Originally Posted By: mr.big
I wish I had a 5 gallon bucket of Varget myself,,
10 gallon
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