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Old January 4, 2010, 08:34 AM   #1
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223/ AR-15/ Ramshot Tac

Generally I use Varget in my AR-15's. I want to load a bulk lot with Privi 62gr FMJ-BT's. With the Varget I trickle the charges, too slow for what I want to do, that is load a lot for running and gunning with the Panther 16" lite. I will continue to use the Varget with Hornady 55gr V-MAX bullets in the RRA NM.

In the past I've used Win 748 in bolt guns for 223 and 222. I like it because it meters well. I was thinking about useing Ramshot Tac in these loads, need input.
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Old January 4, 2010, 10:47 AM   #2
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Yes TAC is great for the 223/AR platform. I buy it by the 8lb jug now.
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Old January 4, 2010, 11:08 AM   #3
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Tac is less temp sensitive than W748

I use it for P-Dogs/Squirrels in the hot summer days.
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Old January 4, 2010, 11:45 AM   #4
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I have loaded many thousands of rounds with TAC and Xtermator depending sale prices. They both meter like 748 at much less cost.
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Old January 4, 2010, 12:08 PM   #5
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I reload for an AR15 and a Remington model 700 in 223 with TAC and 60 gr. Hornady V-Max and TAC shoots very well in our 1-9" twists....
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Old January 4, 2010, 07:57 PM   #6
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. I was looking at that Centurion 223, it would be $181 delivered. I think I have maybe 600-1000 223 cases on hand, mixed head stamp. I figure on building the load using 223 data in a military case. Then when I load I'll just run it all together. For it's intent, it's not all that critical. If I want to shoot for accuracy I'll just select out like head stamps. I can load 1000 for about $245. That is considering an #8 can of Tac, which gives me enough to load 1000 more.
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Old January 4, 2010, 08:46 PM   #7
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I load bulk 55gr and 62gr bullets with TAC, and the loads all work just fine in a variety of ARs and bolt guns. I like TAC a great deal - it seems consistent and it is relatively inexpensive. I meter it using a Lee ProDisk (dual disk) setup and get very reliable charge weights.
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