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#3105581 - 01/02/13 08:14 AM i do believe...
10 Point

Registered: 04/04/11
Posts: 3076
Loc: Lawrence Co. TN

That im going to try varget and benchmark in my 204, 22-250, and 223. If one or the other is accurate in all 3 im fixing to purchase an 8 lb keg
Isaiah 40:31.... Those who wait upon The Lord .....shall renew there strength ......

#3105594 - 01/02/13 08:23 AM Re: i do believe... [Re: Rockhound]
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Registered: 10/30/05
Posts: 3536
Loc: Knoxville

I never hurts to have a bunch of Varget on hand. I wish I had a trashcan full of the stuff. You may want to look at Ramshot TAC or Xterminator as well. Very versatile, and is usually a couple bucks cheaper. I load TAC in my 223,308,and 358 Win. I load Xterminator in my 222, but it works well in any varmint cal. I have tried Benchmark in my 222 and 308, and couldnt get it to group well out of my rifles, I think I will run the rest through my 223 AR.
So many smallmouth, so little time.

#3105617 - 01/02/13 08:44 AM Re: i do believe... [Re: Kimberman]
6 Point

Registered: 11/23/10
Posts: 618
Loc: Ft. Hood, TX / Afghanistan

TAC works wonders for the heavies in .223.
It is better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand years as a lamb.

#3105654 - 01/02/13 09:30 AM Re: i do believe... [Re: bjohnson]
4 Point

Registered: 10/06/12
Posts: 202
Loc: Kingston Springs, TN

I used to run Varget in .30 cal but found it lil temp sensitive so switched to IMR4895 and was very successful with 178gr AMAX out to 1000yds, in .223 I will swear by IMR4895 with 55gr pills and lighter, but just made to switch to IMR XBR8208 for the heavier 77gr OTM's and have been very suprised with the results...burn rate is just a hair faster than reality just need to find the right combo that your rifle likes to eat.

Edited by Mid (01/02/13 09:31 AM)

#3105815 - 01/02/13 11:52 AM Re: i do believe... [Re: Mid]
jeff ll
4 Point

Registered: 12/07/12
Posts: 132
Loc: marshall county

.22-250 IMR 4064 IMR 4895 Varget Accurate Arms 2450 and Tac. 2450 50gr. soft point all others Nosler B-tip 50 gr. or 55 gr. All of these are serious critter getters for sure!!!!!
If you can't race it, shoot it, or eat it you just don't need it!!

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