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Alliant Reloader 15

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Unread 07-21-2005, 05:06 PM
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Alliant Reloader 15

Hey guys,

A have a question concerning this powder. I use it in a .220 Swift. I have been told that this is an extremely hot and corrosive/errosive powder and that I should stop using it. Is there any truth in this at all? If so, what should I be using instead? I only shoot about 3 rounds then let my barrel cool down between shots, so I am not sure if the heat of the powder is an issue, or would it be if it is really THAT hot. Thanks for the info.
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    Unread 07-21-2005, 05:15 PM
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    Re: Alliant Reloader 15

    Can't say how it runs in a 220 swift, but in a 223 and 308win with alot of milage on them I've seen no adverse effects.
    Would recommend it as a good powder for accuracy and versatility.
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    Unread 07-22-2005, 08:05 AM
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    Re: Alliant Reloader 15

    Kirby actually recommended that powder to me instead of the IMR3031 & 4064 I was using.
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    Re: Alliant Reloader 15

    Have had nothing but good luck with RL-15 here.
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