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Old December 29, 2012, 07:59 PM   #1
jambrdly
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Need IMR 8208 load data .223/65 gr Sierra

Hello:

Does anyone have any solid load data for the Sierra 65 gr with IMR 8208 XBR?

Thanks in advance

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Old December 29, 2012, 10:11 PM   #2
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I load 69gn NCC bullets in my 223,and use 8208 with great accuracy.If I where you I would load from 22.5gn to 24gn in .3 work ups.This is what I did and found that 23.5gn was my goto load.I even use a load of 23.3 for a 70gn Berger VLD.

8208 is my powder of choice for a 223 with 65-70gn bullets
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