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221 Remington Fireball help

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Unread 07-11-2011, 08:02 PM
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221 Remington Fireball help

i just bought a 700 VSF 221 fireball with the 22in barrel. I picked up a lb of little gun and AA no. 7. These were the only two powders my local store had that i saw was used for this cartridge. I also picked up a box of barnes varmit grenades in the 36 grain. I was wondering if there was anyone out there that would mind sharing some info on some good loads that i could try out to get me started. Any info would be much appreciated.

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    Unread 07-12-2011, 08:40 AM
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    Re: 221 Remington Fireball help

    My Hodgdon loading manual has 14grains of lil gun for a starting load and 16grains for a max load with Hornady 35 gr. V-MAX bullets.

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