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Magnum Primers and 308

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Unread 05-18-2009, 12:05 AM
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Magnum Primers and 308

I bought magnum primers because I was not able to find large rifle. I have varget and IMR-4198 on hand any one use any of this combo to point me in a direction. I am going to start small and work my way up with Varget again for my AR-10.
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Unread 05-24-2009, 07:04 PM
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Re: Magnum Primers and 308

Go for it. Just drop back a bit on the powder charge and work back up. I have a few .308 loads the seem to have a definite preference for mag primers. One is with BLC-2 , which is fairly common with many ball powders.
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Unread 05-24-2009, 08:16 PM
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Re: Magnum Primers and 308

I shoot 44.0 gr Varget with a CCI 250 in all four of my 308's with no problem. Work up and you'll be fine.


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