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Old July 25, 2012, 02:45 AM   #1
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Got a can of imr 8028 to try out.

I have never used this powder before always varget. But alot of people are saying this is a very good powder. I going to reload for my 22 250 and reloading BT and v max. What do ya think about it. And if somebody has a load worked up can you tell me about it ty. Richard.
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Old July 25, 2012, 09:16 AM   #2
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I believe I tried it in my 22/250 and wasn't impressed. It works well in my .204R, though.
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Old July 25, 2012, 08:20 PM   #3
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There are several really good powders for the 22-250. If I had to choose a favorite hands down it would be H380. I could live long with a 55 gallon drum of it. It works in many calibers I shoot, and accuracy is superb in most.
WW brass, CCI 250, Speer 52 grain original HP, 38.0 grains. MAX!
FC brass, CCI 250, Sierra 55 grain BTSP or Nosler BT, 37.0 grains MAX
Either of these loads will put 5 shots in a dime any day of the week over sandbags, and if the wind isn't blowing, all in 1 ragged hole at 100 yards.

Get a Hodgdon #25 or #26 manual. The newer data booklets have a charge of 41.0 grains max. WAY TOO HOT!!!
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Old July 26, 2012, 10:24 AM   #4
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I picked up a can as well, have been happy with it so far in 45-70. Will also try it in 223. I bet it meters well.
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