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Old 02-17-2013, 08:57 PM
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Yup, I would try Superperformance and RL33. I have no experience with those yet.
From what I've read, I think 33 would be too slow in that case. Seems it is slower than Retumbo......Rich
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Old 02-17-2013, 10:36 PM
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Thanks for the suggestions guys, we have been discussing our next test and the powders to try but the real question is whether the little case will hold enough slow powder to get any velocity? I've got a pillar bedding job ready to put in the glue in the morning and then I'm going to sit at the scales and see how many grains of the various slower powders, I can get into the case using a long drop tube with swirl charging. Bulky powders are not going to work in this case. --- RHB
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Thanks for the suggestions guys, we have been discussing our next test and the powders to try but the real question is whether the little case will hold enough slow powder to get any velocity? I've got a pillar bedding job ready to put in the glue in the morning and then I'm going to sit at the scales and see how many grains of the various slower powders, I can get into the case using a long drop tube with swirl charging. Bulky powders are not going to work in this case. --- RHB
I think I would try some N560 and RL22. Maybe RL25.......Rich
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The question is...... Where to find 33???
I was hoping I could get some from you

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From what I've read, I think 33 would be too slow in that case. Seems it is slower than Retumbo......Rich
After doing a quick search it looks to be between 1000 and Retumbo, close to Retumbo. If the case can hold 50+ gr of powder and it max'd at 46 of RL17, putting it at about 90%, RL33 might be a contender, maybe with a slightly compressed load???
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I was hoping I could get some from you



After doing a quick search it looks to be between 1000 and Retumbo, close to Retumbo. If the case can hold 50+ gr of powder and it max'd at 46 of RL17, putting it at about 90%, RL33 might be a contender, maybe with a slightly compressed load???
Mark....AZShooter (this forum) loaded up to 102 grains in a 300 ultra with a 230 Hybrid. I don't think you can come close to that with Retumbo......Rich
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Mark....AZShooter (this forum) loaded up to 102 grains in a 300 ultra with a 230 Hybrid. I don't think you can come close to that with Retumbo......Rich
Well... yeah, that would be quite slow.... going from memory, my 300 RUM is maxing @ 92 gr of Retumbo with a 210 Berger and 98 with a 180 E-Tip. 100 gr is approx 100% case capacity with bullets seat up into the necks.

Can you link a thread?
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I was hoping I could get some from you



After doing a quick search it looks to be between 1000 and Retumbo, close to Retumbo. If the case can hold 50+ gr of powder and it max'd at 46 of RL17, putting it at about 90%, RL33 might be a contender, maybe with a slightly compressed load???

IF i had some I would gladly make a trip to you!!!! when I go to Lima for my elk hunt this year!!!! hahahahahah I ordered some for my 338 Lapua but not sure if I actually made an order cuz it may be on back order
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