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Old June 17, 2013, 07:36 PM   #1
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Vihtavouri powder160 for .30-06

Any thoughts suggestions or warnings? I am out of other powders and its available....
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Old June 17, 2013, 08:32 PM   #2
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It's a lot like IMR4831 in that you can literally fill the case with it and [almost] never hit overpressure.
BUT... it doesn't burn as efficiently as 4831 at lower pressures, and while you "can" use it for 150gr bullets,
it only really comes into its own w/ bullets 175gr and up.
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