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Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

 
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Old 03-30-2013, 09:42 PM
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Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

I'm all ears...
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:23 AM
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Re: Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

Just about every 22-250 I have seen will shoot either varget or h380.
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:08 AM
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Re: Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

Ramshot Big Game works great too!!
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:20 AM
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Re: Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

+1 for Varget
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:08 PM
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Re: Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

If you can get it I would say CFE223, I haven't seen it in Havre yet so I'm using Biggame with very good results.
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:26 PM
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Re: Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

Thanks guys.... much appreciated!

Joe, I thought I read in another thread you were shooting the 53 VMax's in a 14 twist barrel. If true, are they stabilizing OK?
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:30 PM
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Re: Best powder for 22-250 and 53 Vmax?

Used to shoot the 55g V-Maxs in a 1-14 twist without problem.
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