300 saum w/rl15

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by liltank, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Looking for any feedback. I want to use it with 168 NBT. Let me here what you got guys.
     
  2. TJAY

    TJAY Well-Known Member

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    I have not used 15. I have used a bunch of R-17 with 165 gr. bullets and found very good speed and great accuracy. I have also used 4007, good results, Varget with 150's good results, 4350, both H & IMR ok results and several others with mixed results.
     

  3. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Okay, thanks, its a start.
     
  4. Frank in the Laurels

    Frank in the Laurels Well-Known Member

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    Tried a lot of powders but after all the experimenting I came running back to good ole' H-4350.... if I could only have one powder for everything from .25 to .338 I would have a hard time finding one better than H-4350!!!
     
  5. DazzH

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    I lost faith in the RL17 and have recently gone to Viht N540 with the Berger 168 Hybrids. Very good results so far.
     
  6. LDHunter

    LDHunter Well-Known Member

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    RL15 was my go to powder for several years for cartridges that favored powders with a medium burn rate and the SAUM's fall in that category.

    I now use Varget which is similar accuracy and velocity but isn't temperature sensitive.

    If temperature sensitivity isn't all that important to you I predict that you'll have excellent results with RL15 in your SAUM.

    Just one man's opinion....

    Bob
     
  7. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    I prefer RL15 over Varget. I seem to be able to get better results quicker than with Varget. That is all I have used. Thanks for the info.