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Old 04-01-2012, 09:22 PM
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Powder selection help.

I am wanting to switch over to some less temp sensitive powders. Right now I am using IMR4895 for my 308win(178AMAX), IMR 4350 for my 243win(105 AMAX) and rl22 for my 300win(200 ACCUBOND). I also have a 260 rem on the way. Thus far I have Been buying all my power in 1lb bottles. I will be switching to 8lb containers and would like to find a powder that might cover a few of these cartridges. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:46 PM
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Re: Powder selection help.

H4831sc should cover all those although you will have to play with them for accuracy. It works great in 234, 308 and 300's as well as short mags.

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I am wanting to switch over to some less temp sensitive powders. Right now I am using IMR4895 for my 308win(178AMAX), IMR 4350 for my 243win(105 AMAX) and rl22 for my 300win(200 ACCUBOND). I also have a 260 rem on the way. Thus far I have Been buying all my power in 1lb bottles. I will be switching to 8lb containers and would like to find a powder that might cover a few of these cartridges. Any suggestions?
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Re: Powder selection help.

I might lean towards Varget for 243 and 308 plus h4831sc for the other two.

curious... Why do you want to go to 8lb cans?

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H4831/SC and H1000 ...
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Re: Powder selection help.

Varget works best in the .308 , .243 ,and 4831 for the win mag.
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Re: Powder selection help.

I keep seeing conflicting info about the temp sensitivity of RL-22. I had really good success with velocity and accuracy with it in my .260 Rem.
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Re: Powder selection help.

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I might lean towards Varget for 243 and 308 plus h4831sc for the other two.

curious... Why do you want to go to 8lb cans?

-- richard
I am wanting to go to 8lb cans because I have read about different powder lots having slightly different burn rates. Im basically just trying to eliminate variables that might cause velocity deviations.

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Keep them coming. Looks like h4831sc has a few fans.
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