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Best Powder For 6mmBR?

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Unread 03-16-2006, 01:16 PM
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Best Powder For 6mmBR?

Hi all,
What do you guys who use it, think is the best powder for 6mmBR, 55-75grn bullets 1-14 twist?
I have been to 6mmBR.com but would like to know which powders you guys actually use.
Many thanks.

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    Re: Best Powder For 6mmBR?

    When i go that light im going to try benchmark first, but n135 is ideal.

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    Re: Best Powder For 6mmBR?

    Mine liked N133 and Benchmark with 70 grain Blitzkings. Settled on Benchmark for the last year or so.
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    Re: Best Powder For 6mmBR?

    I know alot of guys are using Varget in them with good results.
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    I know alot of guys are using Varget in them with good results.

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    Chris -- you won't get enough in for the lighter bullets.

    Im crunching kernals with 31.4 with a 105 seated correctly

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    Re: Best Powder For 6mmBR?

    Thanks for that guys,
    I shall be trying Benchmark and Vit 135, my buddy Brit has some Varget so i will give that a try too.

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    Re: Best Powder For 6mmBR?

    JB is right, Varget is a little on the slow side with the 70 grainers. Works awesome with the 95's throught the 107's though.

    Good to see that jb's finally experimenting with calibers other than .264 and .308!
    Good luck on your loading and enjoy the best varmint cartridge ever made! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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