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Posted: 3/28/2012 4:10:16 PM EDT
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?

Thanks.

Link Posted: 3/28/2012 4:21:26 PM EDT
WC844 , because it shoot just fine for me and at $10lb it's even better
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 4:25:44 PM EDT
wc844, H335(which is the same as WC844), 2230, varget for heavier stuff
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 4:28:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/28/2012 4:29:03 PM EDT 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 4:32:31 PM EDT
H322 very clean and very accurate.

can use it in .308 and 6.8 also.
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 5:55:25 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 6:41:47 PM EDT
8208 and TAC, already have the #8 of 8208
Link Posted: 3/28/2012 8:37:37 PM EDT
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 9:01:57 PM EDT
Another vote for CFE 223, I think that powder has a lot going for it.
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 2:10:08 AM EDT
IMR4198 and H335 have given us the best accuracy in our AR15's.
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 5:35:20 AM EDT
i like wc842 works great
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 5:48:25 AM EDT
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 5:50:31 AM EDT
My vote is Varget, it has the accuracy load for all my guns! 223,7-08, and 308..
Link Posted: 3/29/2012 6:33:10 AM EDT
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 10:47:56 AM EDT
Originally Posted By dlm37015:
i like wc842 works great


and it uses CFE223 data... hint hint

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