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#5600685 - 02/15/15 03:15 PM AR Comp update
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Tried some loads with my bolt .223 yesterday . Very nice powder, meters great through Charge Master . Very low ES and SD. Very accurate. I ordered a box of the 69gr Tipped Match Kings today from Midway. Will try them out and report back
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#5600816 - 02/15/15 04:41 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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yep but let's just keep this to ourselves. cool
I have used it from .223 to 6.5 Creedmoor and it's a good powder... I personally like it better than Varget which I now rarely use.
I just got two more 8 lb of it.

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#5601408 - 02/15/15 10:26 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I keep seeing such good reports for this powder, I will try it if the CFE 223 that I have several pounds of doesn't work well in the Grendel. For velocity it will not reach the CFE but does match 8208 XBR which is another good powder for consistency from what I have heard.
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#5602234 - 02/16/15 12:28 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Grendel's are good
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#5602327 - 02/16/15 01:01 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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You have my attention. How hard is this powder to get? If I can get enough, I could make it my dedicated AR powder.
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#5602343 - 02/16/15 01:07 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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JG, I get mine from 5 Stand Dan here on THF. I just got his last pound but he can get more and his prices are really good..
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#5602351 - 02/16/15 01:12 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Good to know. Thank you.
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#5602471 - 02/16/15 02:14 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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.223 bolt gun


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#5602547 - 02/16/15 02:48 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
.223 bolt gun




That's pretty good for 25 yards! aim
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#5602585 - 02/16/15 03:00 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Come on "B"....it was 50 juggle
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#5602735 - 02/16/15 04:01 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
Come on "B"....it was 50 juggle


LOL
cheers
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#5605516 - 02/17/15 10:59 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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What was the COAL for the 75 BTHP with 21.4?

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#5607248 - 02/18/15 06:53 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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2.255. They hit the lands at 2.27
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#5607308 - 02/18/15 07:32 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
2.255. They hit the lands at 2.27


Thanks for sharing. I get awesome groups with 77 SMK but I only have the 75 BTHP left.

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#5607312 - 02/18/15 07:33 PM Re: AR Comp update [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
You have my attention. How hard is this powder to get? If I can get enough, I could make it my dedicated AR powder.


Down here in Houston it's in just about every store that sells powder. It's a stick powder but I haven't had any issues with it in my measure.

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