Varget powder in 243?

WDSWIFT

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Any one have a pet load using Varget powder in the 243 along with 70gr or 85gr bullets?WD
 

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Sorry, WD, it seems like people aren't using Varget with their .243's...maybe just not yet. Let us know how it works for you if you try it. I plan on picking up a pound of it soon, but to try out in my .223. I like the idea of a non-temperature sensitive powder, as I shoot in the high desert in the winter and in the Central Valley in the summer, so temps can range from the teens to well over a hundred.
 

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Calif Hunter, thanks for the resopnse. I went over to the Varmint board and asked the same question and got about 5 or 6 responses on it. It is getting mixed reviews in the 243. Some loved it some said it was good but 4064 or 4350 was better. Picked up a good spread sheet on too. I'll look at that again and see if it had anything on varget in the 223.

I tried some varget loaded 223's but wasn't impressed enough to change from either H335 or ww748. If I find out anything I'll let ya know. Thanks again. ;) WD
 

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I have used W-748 in .223 and it has worked very well. I've not (yet?) experienced any real problems with temperature ranges, but I have with other powders in other rifles...pierced primers, etc. So I thought I would try Varget. Good luck!
 
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