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Alliant Reloader 15

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Old 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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Old 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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Old 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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Old 07-22-2005, 10:20 AM
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Re: Alliant Reloader 15

Have had nothing but good luck with RL-15 here.
Originally Posted by Broz View Post
Please just answer one very simple question. Why would anyone shooting long range load a low BC , low SD 168 gr offering in a 300 win???????

My answer to this is. The only reason is to make the 7 RM look good. There is no other reason.

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