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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 7/5/2003 7:16:07 PM EST
I bought some pulldown red tracer bullets and I am looking for any good loading data. I have WC844 that I use for 62 grain green tip butit does not seem to ignite the tracer compound. Any information on a good hot powder ? I am using these in my 1/9 Bushy M4 with a phantom.
Link Posted: 7/6/2003 9:38:29 AM EST
Link Posted: 7/6/2003 10:23:09 AM EST
[url]http://www.biggerhammer.net/manuals/tm43-0001-27.pdf[/url] Army ammo data sheet. Covers the specs for most issue ammo.
Link Posted: 7/6/2003 2:59:49 PM EST
I have looked for the same thing. I have found that imr4064 effectively lights the pulldowns. Thats all I buy to load tracers. I use varget for all other stuff, it no lighty. Frisco (another dfw crew guy) uses imr 4895 I think. Also, sparsky uses the the 2230 and it works. All i can say for sure is the 4064. Good luck. TXL
Link Posted: 7/6/2003 3:29:35 PM EST
Look at the bases as noted, the batch I bough from Ammunition Store had "stuff" in the ends, I picked the stuff out to expose the brass cup/cap... I have loaded mine with 748 (about 80, ran out of powder), and loaded 50 into 22-250 cases with Winchester 760, fired 1 so far, it lit right up. I have used Varget to light 308 orange tips in 30-06 with no problem.
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