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Old 12-22-2010, 05:18 AM   #1
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If you shoot smaller caliber rifles such as the .223 etc, you should give this powder a try.

It's given me the best accuracy in my .223 of any powder I've tried and I've been through a bunch.

23.0 grns behind a 69 Grn matchking produced fantastic groups. 23.8 is the max load for that bullet in the .223.

It's an old benchrest powder brought back just a short time ago.

Try a pound next time you see it. It's supposed to be good up to light .308 rounds, but I've only used it in 22 calibers.

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Old 12-22-2010, 06:10 AM   #2
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any loads for lighter .223? say 40 and 50gr Blitzkings?


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I may have to get a pound as I keep hearing that this is an amaxing powder for the 69gr SMK.
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A bubby of mine swears by it for .223 and .22-250. WA, I can send him an E-mail as he loads 50..62gr.
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