Powder to replace H4350 for 6.5 Creedmoor?

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  1. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    Hey all, Im unable to get my hands on some H4350 (just like everyone else) so i was wondering what powder is next in line for this caliber. Ive tried superformance but not quite what i was looking for. Im thinking maybe Hodgdon hybrid V100 or maybe IMR 4350. I shoot 140 A-max bullets.
     
  2. Browninglover1

    Browninglover1 Well-Known Member

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    RL 17 works great!
     

  3. jfseaman

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    +1 rl 17
     
  4. Jud96

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    IMR 4350 will work, its a little faster but not by much.
     
  5. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    I had a little bit that i tried but didnt have enough of it to really do anything as far as load development. They still didnt shoot too bad though. Around 1/2 or 3/4 MOA but would like to see them tighter than that.
     
  6. Creedmoor shooter

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    What velocities/ groups are you getting from this powder? I have a ruger predator with a 24in barrel. I looked up the burn rate and its a smiggen slower than h4350 so i might give that a go.
     
  7. Browninglover1

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    I'm shooting 41.0 grains with a Hornady 140 grain BTHP and getting 2800 fps. There's some room to go up but it has already exceeded my velocity expectations so I don't care to push it any harder right now. My rifle has a 25" Brux Barrel.
     
  8. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    now i have the dilemma of actually getting my hands on some....
     
  9. Browninglover1

    Browninglover1 Well-Known Member

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    Third Gen Shooter Supply has a bunch in stock.
     
  10. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    i hate to buy powder off the internet because they slam you with hazardous shipping fee. Ill check a few of my local gun stores first before i do that
     
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  12. jfseaman

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    +2 rx17

    Or imr 4350
     
  13. Lefty7mmstw

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    I4350, rl17, v550, ramshot big game.
     
  14. skyfish25

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    I use Hunter, with magnum primers. Single digit sd. Showing good temp stability. I think IMR 4350 would be great except temp sensitive. But, in right conditions, may be the ticket. RL-17 shot good, best velocity, I would like try with smaller bushing on my sizer. It's a personal idea, but I bet it would group better if it built up a little before bullet moves. But have not tried that.