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MatthewMcClain
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Posted: 8/25/2008 10:26:33 AM
I'm looking for a new powder instead of the current 3031 i'm using. I'd prefer ball if possible because the stick sometimes jams in my powder meter on my LNL AP and causes the neck to taper on the case.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 10:55:28 AM
H335 or Ramshot TAC
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Posted: 8/25/2008 11:16:58 AM
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Posted: 8/25/2008 11:23:00 AM
I use AA2520 and W748. AA2230 also seems to be popular.

The surplus powders WC844 and WC846 are popular as well. I've used limited amounts of them in plinking and practice ammo.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 11:26:25 AM
W748 shot 300 reloads yesterday including doing a couple of mag dumps also no problems

meters well out of a RCBS uniflow
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Posted: 8/25/2008 12:09:32 PM
I like varget.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 1:03:33 PM
W748 or Hodgdon BL-C(2) with mag primers
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Posted: 8/25/2008 1:07:44 PM

Originally Posted By DirtyDrew:
H335 or Ramshot TAC



Same here.........but I have a hard time finding TAC

I just bought some H322....but have not tried any yet.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 1:08:16 PM

Originally Posted By Hiaboo:
I like varget.


reading is fundamental
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Posted: 8/25/2008 2:46:22 PM
Hodgdon Benchmark
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Posted: 8/25/2008 3:03:52 PM
I've had good luck with AA2520.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 3:09:33 PM
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Posted: 8/25/2008 3:19:31 PM

Originally Posted By randyf:

Originally Posted By DirtyDrew:
H335 or Ramshot TAC



Same here.........but I have a hard time finding TAC

I.


Go on Powder Valley's website.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 3:38:26 PM

Originally Posted By DirtyDrew:

Originally Posted By Hiaboo:
I like varget.


reading is fundamental



Yes it is. Then 2230 it is.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 4:33:49 PM
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I'm shooting 55 grain, so I'm using Ramshot X-Terminator (got it on sale). Over 55gn should use TAC from what I've read.

If Hodgdon Benchmark is ball, that will probably be my next choice once the X-Terminator runs out.
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Posted: 8/25/2008 4:39:37 PM
since extreme tempature variance isnt as bad as where I am I would use H335 or Benchmark. I personally use Varget. Its gets 100f in the summer and 0 or in the winter
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Posted: 8/25/2008 4:56:55 PM
i shoot mostly 69gr hornady match, and i liked aa2520 for years. but i'm running out and will not be buying more.
after western powders bought accurate arms, the buring rate consistency was not as consistent as it once was.

i've bought 8pds of w748 because of the improvements winchester has made to make w748 a cooler burning powder. so more people are returning to the powder that most closely resembles the ball powder winchester uses for the military.

tac from ramshot (western powders again) has a good reputation. i loaded it for a friend for his remy 700 and it preformed very well. meters like water. tac doesn't get the popularity because it's not carried as many places as other powders. but tac should definately be on anyone's short list if it is available locally.