Best powders for 180 gr tsx for 30-06?

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  1. Obadiah

    Obadiah Member

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    I am new to reloading and am having trouble deciding on an accurate powder for barnes tsx in 30-06 marlin xl7. I will be using it for hunting 100-400 yds. Any recommendations for a starting powder?
     
  2. Edd

    Edd Well-Known Member

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    I'd use H-4350.
     

  3. MagnumManiac

    MagnumManiac Well-Known Member

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    One of the best powders for the 30-06, by far, is RE19.

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  4. Obadiah

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    Will H4350 fit in the casing? The barnes manual says it's load density is 101%? If I back off a little will that work? I have heard that barnes bullets can be rather long. Just want to make sure it will go together ok. Please advise. Magnumaniac... Did you mean RL-19? The Manual said the load density is 108%. Does it need to be compacted or pushed down?
     
  5. kennygss

    kennygss Well-Known Member

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    180 TSX over IMR 4350.
     

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  6. Obadiah

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    Nice shooting and
    groups! Thanks!!!:)