Varmint gernades

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Firearrow, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. Firearrow

    Firearrow Well-Known Member

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    Just got some varmint grenades to load up for my AR. I use TAC right now for my regular loads. Has anyone used TAC for the VG, and if so did you like the results?
     
  2. midwesthunter

    midwesthunter Well-Known Member

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    I shot them in my .223 with varget. Wasn't too impressed with my groups did average a 1.25 3 shot group at 100. They do a good job on the animal, but biggest thing I shot was ground hogs.
     

  3. Terrytf

    Terrytf Well-Known Member

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    yes I use tac on my .223 shooting the 36 grain vg my load that shoots very well in my savage bolt and Remington bolt and the A-R is 28.5g tac with over all length of 2.19 any of them will take a tweety bird at 100y cant ask for any better than that :D
     
  4. Firearrow

    Firearrow Well-Known Member

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    Thanks
     
  5. Bobo1699

    Bobo1699 New Member

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    H.332 works for me in.223, loads near the max gun)

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  6. REDHEAD

    REDHEAD Well-Known Member

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    I was under the impression Varmint grenades were not user friendly for AR's . That's why they came out with the MPG bullets.
     
  7. Firearrow

    Firearrow Well-Known Member

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    Didn't know that. Had a few friends that shot them with there AR's. Will look into this.
     
  8. Terrytf

    Terrytf Well-Known Member

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    they work in mine with out an ishu even 30 rounds on full . MPG's are good for longer shots the V.G.'s are great for squirrel they POP!! at 100y with the MPG's they just drop with no POP best way I can explain it . Big thing is clean and use copper cleaner in the A/R every time out on ether one.
     
  9. Firearrow

    Firearrow Well-Known Member

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    Is it ok to use a cleaner with ammonia in a chrome lined barrel? Just got some 50 BMG for my bolt rifle. Figured I would ask before I did it.
     
  10. REDHEAD

    REDHEAD Well-Known Member

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    I was understanding the VG's had too soft a bullet and did not hold up to the hard handling of the autoloading. Not necessarily on the first but if it auto loaded two or three times, bullet can come apart in and lodge in the barrel. Next bullet loads and you have AR 15 parts all over. But in your defense one would think BARNES would warn against use in AR's.