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Old February 15, 2006, 02:28 PM   #1
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how many cartridges for Varget?

I keep hearing people rave about Varget.

I know it works well for the .223.

Does anyone have experience with it in 6.5x55 ? These are the cartridges I shoot most often and I would love to buy one powder for both.
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Old February 15, 2006, 05:53 PM   #2
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I use it in .223, .308, and .30-06. I could wish that it went through a powder measure more smoothly than it does, but it performs superbly in all of the above.
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Old February 15, 2006, 08:14 PM   #3
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I load 7.5x55 Swiss, 8mm Mauser, and .303 British with Varget. Darn good stuff......
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Old February 15, 2006, 08:35 PM   #4
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Just went to the range today and tried Varget in my old 250-3000. Did better than anything else I've tried so far.

Also agree with Rico about it not running through a measure very smoothly.
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Old February 15, 2006, 10:56 PM   #5
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I've always used slower powders in my 6.5x55, but I can't think of any reason not to use Varget, particularly with the lighter bullets.
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