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Old April 13, 2010, 06:55 PM   #1
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powder question

i am looking for a powder that i can load 36 gr varmint grenades in a 22-250, and speer tnt 110 grain in a 7mm rem mag. i am not trying to shoot super fast and i won't be loading a lot of these. they are mainly for close shots to explode groundhogs. just looking for a powder that would work well in both to simplify the process a little.
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Old April 13, 2010, 07:54 PM   #2
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Both Varget and IMR 4064 will work. Check this site out for specific charges: http://data.hodgdon.com/main_menu.asp
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Old April 13, 2010, 08:50 PM   #3
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Hodgdon H380 would do it, or IMR 4895.

4895 could get you to near, or over, 4400fps with the 36gr 22-250, H380 could get you near or over 4300.


4895 and H380 could get you over or around 3400fps with 110gr bullets in the 7mag
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Old April 13, 2010, 09:21 PM   #4
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You need two, different powders.
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Old April 14, 2010, 03:44 PM   #5
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my first thought was 4064. i only want to use one powder for both because i won't be loading a lot of these and one pound of powder will load both of these for me for quite a while.

i use h380 for my 22-250 with 55 grain nosler ballistic tip, but i wasn't sure if it would be good in a 7mm.
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