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#5373890 - 10/22/14 12:30 PM Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308
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Is there a powder that does well with both rounds and meters well from a RCBS Uniflow?

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#5373944 - 10/22/14 12:55 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Any ball, spherical, flake or small extruded powder will work well. There's about 100 of them in the burn rate you need. Look at a reloading manual to see what powders will work for you with the bullet you are shooting, then go to the mfg website to see what kind of powder it is.
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#5374588 - 10/22/14 07:34 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Look at AA2460

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#5374728 - 10/22/14 08:37 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Was gonna say Varget till you said you wanted it to meter well...

The powder performs super consistently, though.
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#5374747 - 10/22/14 08:43 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: FiremanJG]
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H335 will excel in both rounds and meters beautifully.
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#5374950 - 10/22/14 10:11 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Varget. Through mine it will throw +/- two 10th's typically. I set it a little low and trickle up to desired load, but I'm never in a hurry and don't mind the time taken for this.

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#5375115 - 10/23/14 12:28 AM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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I use blc2 for both.

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#5375249 - 10/23/14 07:06 AM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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CFE223. up

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#5375444 - 10/23/14 09:09 AM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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What others have said. Varget or H335. H335 meters better. Other options are out there, of course.

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#5422329 - 11/15/14 12:20 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Thanks for the info was wondering same thing

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#5423113 - 11/15/14 08:01 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Varget and just crunch it!!
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#5423115 - 11/15/14 08:01 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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#5423322 - 11/15/14 10:15 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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TAC/CFE223/AR Comp/XBR8208/AA2520

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#5423329 - 11/15/14 10:20 PM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: jdk1985]
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Originally Posted By: jdk1985
What others have said. Varget or H335. H335 meters better. Other options are out there, of course.


This is pretty much on target.

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#5423520 - 11/16/14 04:18 AM Re: Wan to use same powder for .223 & .308 [Re: bigjoe8565]
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I have used varget in both with great success.

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