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#3111060 - 01/05/13 09:20 PM powder ?
william martin
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im just getn started in reloading and pretty set on useing the sst bullets
95g 243
117g 25-06
162g im 7mm mag
question is is there a single powder that would work good in all I understand there is no magic powder but just hopen something would do well in all just let me know thanks
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#3111068 - 01/05/13 09:23 PM Re: powder ? [Re: william martin]
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IMR 4350 IMR 4831 RL 19 RL22 would work in all three but to get max/best from all you may have to try different powders or settle for less than best in one,
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#3111111 - 01/05/13 09:53 PM Re: powder ? [Re: mr.big]
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For me IMR4350 and H4350 are working great for accuracy and acceptable FPS in 243 win and 7mm-08 rem. Reloading books show good velocity in 25-06 but I do not load that caliber.
Took a buck with Hornady 162 SST in 7mm today and very pleased with bullet performance. Opened quickly but left 1 1/2" exit hole. Made mush of lungs but minimal meat damaged.
I also use H4350 for 7mm-08 using 139 gr Hornady SP. Good accuracy and velocity but not as large an exit.

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#3111115 - 01/05/13 09:53 PM Re: powder ? [Re: mr.big]
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RL17
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#3111148 - 01/05/13 10:20 PM Re: powder ? [Re: EastTNHunter]
william martin
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the main one i want to preform the best would be the 25-06
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#3111519 - 01/06/13 11:27 AM Re: powder ? [Re: william martin]
AllOutdoors
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Check out Hybrid 100V also. Best i can remember, it should give you excellent velocity in the cartridges you listed.
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#3112185 - 01/07/13 05:10 AM Re: powder ? [Re: william martin]
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Anyone use Varget?
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#3112766 - 01/07/13 03:08 PM Re: powder ? [Re: MUP]
EastTNHunter
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 Originally Posted By: MUP
Anyone use Varget?


Varget is great in a wide range of case capacities, including .223 with heavy bullets, .308 and .30-06 based cases, and the like, but I think it would be a little fast to be ideal for magnum casings

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#3112999 - 01/07/13 05:24 PM Re: powder ? [Re: EastTNHunter]
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Your rifle will tell you which powder(s) work best. Here is my list:
22-250 60 gr partition RL 15 Superformance is also good Browning Abolt
243 95 gr partition RL19 Rem 700
280 140 gr Accubond IMR4350 T/C Venture
30/06 150 gr partition IMR4350 Browning ABolt
300 WinMag 180 gr parttition IMR7828 (not ssc) Browning ABolt

All primers except 300 are Fed 210M, 300 is 215M. Most Brass is R-P.

All except 22-250 are loaded 005-007 off lands. Yes, some are too long for magazine. Load one into chamber, another into magazine, that's it.

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#3113047 - 01/07/13 06:01 PM Re: powder ? [Re: DaveB]
william martin
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yea I was just wanting to buy one powder to start with and then work from there thanks for all the info keep it comeing
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