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Old May 31, 2011, 07:18 PM   #51
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Unique & H110 Pistols only ; )
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Old May 31, 2011, 07:21 PM   #52
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Only two,,, I would have to give up reloading.
The best I could do is two for each type.
Handgun 231 and Herco and H110 (Ok thats 3)
Long gun 4895 and VihtaVouri N130
Sorry thats the best I could do.
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Old May 31, 2011, 07:32 PM   #53
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Bullseye and H4831 and Im good!
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Old May 31, 2011, 07:53 PM   #54
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231 for pistol and 4895 for rifle...but I would sure miss 296!

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Old May 31, 2011, 08:03 PM   #55
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OP - Unique and Universal are almost interchangeable for the same applications of small handgun and shotgun. Clays or Clay Dot would better handle 12 gauge while either of your two choices would do just fine for handguns - I have used all of those with great success, but I find Universal cleaner than Unique
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Old May 31, 2011, 08:10 PM   #56
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Bullseye for pistols and RL-17 for my 30/06
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Old May 31, 2011, 08:12 PM   #57
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Unique and RL22

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Old May 31, 2011, 10:45 PM   #58
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Two huh? Ummm, lets see then.
H-4350 H-4831sc, Varget, Hunter, Clays, Unique, Universal, arggggg, no way, not just two!! Oh, the pain! Just two? Noooooo.
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Old May 31, 2011, 11:02 PM   #59
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My $0.02

Unique--Shotguns and pistols


I love IMR4064, and from what I can tell it is very similar to Varget, but Varget is just a tad bit better for more loads, in my limited experience.

This is like Chevy or Dodge or Ford. Then Toyota gets in the mix, and then Nissan, etc. Personal opinion. Fun to see what everybody thinks, tho.
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Old May 31, 2011, 11:25 PM   #60
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Three powders would be Bullseye, Power Pistol (or AA#7), and 4895. Getting it down to one or two would be tough. Maybe Universal and 4895.

Only one powder? That would be Red Dot. It will do everything (except cycle the action of an automatic rifle, but at least it won't even try -- so I can pretend it's a straight-pull bolt action)
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Old June 2, 2011, 12:46 AM   #61
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With Pistol only:

Win231(HP-38) & Vihtavuori n320
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Old June 2, 2011, 09:26 AM   #62
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IMR4350 for rifle and Winchester 231 for pistol.
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Old June 2, 2011, 01:01 PM   #63
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Looks like if I'm reading all this right, the winners are Unique and H4895. I may have missed something, the eyes got awfully blurry reading all the numbers, but I think that's correct. W231 came in a close second to Unique. And Varget a close second to H4895. That's if I read it all right. Net result is it just real hard to focus in on just two. Four would seem to be real workable though cause of a scattering of others that came in third. Hope this makes sense to everyone. Wish I'd made it a poll so I'd know I didn't miss something but there you are. Thanks everyone......Larry
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Old June 2, 2011, 01:31 PM   #64
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Unique for pistols and IMR 4895 for rifles.

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Old June 2, 2011, 02:03 PM   #65
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tite group for my 45acp and Varget for my rifles.
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Old June 2, 2011, 08:57 PM   #66
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RL15 and Universal. Covers pretty much all of my rifles, pistols and shotguns.
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Old June 2, 2011, 09:22 PM   #67
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I load Unique in pistol, rifle and shotgun so I have to have it. RX7 or 4064 too.
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