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Posted: 3/28/2012 3:10:16 PM EST
Yeah, call me a sheep, but I'm thinking of stocking up on reloading supplies for Obamageddon part 2.

I have two AR rifles, both 16 inch barrels. The blaster has a 1/9 twist, the recce has a 1/8 twist.
I mostly shoot 55gr FMJ plinking rounds, and 40gr varmint rounds from my blaster, as well as ss109.

For the recce, I do shoot some heavier SMK's, but of course, I'm limited in weight by the twist.

If you were going to buy a couple of 8# jugs of powder, what would you get?, and why?

Varget?, H322?, TAC?, WC844?, other?


Link Posted: 3/28/2012 3:21:26 PM EST
WC844 , because it shoot just fine for me and at $10lb it's even better
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 3:25:44 PM EST
wc844, H335(which is the same as WC844), 2230, varget for heavier stuff
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 3:28:35 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/28/2012 3:29:03 PM EST by eddiesar15]
Originally Posted By angus6:
WC844 , because it shoot just fine for me and at $10lb it's even better

roger that.

I only use Varget on 68/69/75gr match only, and 308 match

Illl use pull,d 844 anyday on 55gr plinker
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 3:32:31 PM EST
H322 very clean and very accurate.

can use it in .308 and 6.8 also.
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 4:55:25 PM EST
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 5:41:47 PM EST
8208 and TAC, already have the #8 of 8208
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 7:37:37 PM EST
Shot a mag of Wolf/Tula steel case, 23 gr of TAC, Hornady 55gr FMJ and Win SRP with good plinking results. Shot from DPMS AP4 1:9twist 16in.
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 8:01:57 PM EST
Another vote for CFE 223, I think that powder has a lot going for it.
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 1:10:08 AM EST
IMR4198 and H335 have given us the best accuracy in our AR15's.
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 4:35:20 AM EST
i like wc842 works great
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 4:48:25 AM EST
Your 1/8 twist barrel should be good to go for heavier slugs.

New powder? TAC

Pull down? 844

Why not get both? Run TAC in your higher quality loads and 844 in your plinkers...
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 4:50:31 AM EST
My vote is Varget, it has the accuracy load for all my guns! 223,7-08, and 308..
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 5:33:10 AM EST
Don't forget to load up on food, and other supplies.

It's no good to kill all the zombies if you end up starving to death.
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 9:47:56 AM EST
Originally Posted By dlm37015:
i like wc842 works great

and it uses CFE223 data... hint hint

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