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Old February 15, 2000, 04:58 PM   #1
Nukem
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Ahhhhhhhhhh! My 650 hates Varget!
I can load 748 in it all day without a hitch, but Varget,,little pieces of powder everywhere, stuck in shellplate, ect.

Is there a secret to this or am I just going to end up sizing, priming on the 650 and charging, seating with a Rockchucker?

I already called Dillon, not much help there.

Is anyone doing this *successfully*?
TIA
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Old February 16, 2000, 09:32 PM   #2
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What caliber are you loading for? Does the Varget load fill more of the case? If so, that is most likely your problem. As the case "pops" off of the expander/powder charger, a load that nearly fills the case will tend to scatter some powder.
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Old February 17, 2000, 12:13 AM   #3
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I load a lot of .223 with Varget on a 550B. The trick is to tap the powder measure firmly with your left hand while the ram is all the way up. That ensures that all the powder drops at the right time. After a few times, it becomes second nature.
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