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#11042096 - 03/14/16 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: Seafire]
wyoming260 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/13
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Loc: Wyoming
Originally Posted By Seafire
I've played with Unique some....but haven't seen any, in like since shortly after the Afro Ghetto Wonder because our HSIC....

its got versatility also...Have loaded it for kids.. most notable, is 22 grains of Unique with a 150 grain bullet in a 300 Win Mag, will turn it into a 30/30 clone.. right at 2000 fps...

got that one out of a Lyman Cast Bullet manual...

I'll have to try that 12.5 grains in a 243 load...

I love playing with this stuff, as it is fun and also allows a lot of trigger time, without wearing out your rifle barrel...helps ya being a much better shooter come deer season.. especially if the shooter has been volume shooting at small varmints...

Funny you should mention the .300 win mag, I was also shooting some 36 gr Barnes varmint Grenades in Eabco sabots with 25 gr of unique behind them this weekend. The results were inconclusive at this point. The ones that went straight were in a nice group, the rest keyholed and were a foot out of group.

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#11071700 - 03/25/16 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
lanenebraska Offline
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Registered: 01/21/11
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I have some data for Alliant STEEL Shotgun Powder and .223, 243, and 30.06. smile
These loads were safe in my guns, your mileage may vary wink





These loads were safe in my guns, your mileage may vary wink


Edited by lanenebraska (03/25/16)

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#11071709 - 03/25/16 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
lanenebraska Offline
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Some .243 with Alliant STEEL Shotgun Powder.










These loads were safe in my guns, your mileage may vary wink


Edited by lanenebraska (03/25/16)

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#11071714 - 03/25/16 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
lanenebraska Offline
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30.06 with Alliant STEEL Shotgun powder.










These loads were safe in my guns, your mileage may vary wink



Edited by lanenebraska (03/25/16)

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#11072343 - 03/25/16 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
Seafire Offline
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Registered: 04/21/04
Posts: 26056
Loc: Southern Oregon USA
Thanks Lane....

Those look like some fun utility loads...

a four pounder or two of Steel looks like it would be a good thing for our varmint season out this way...

I think I only have a pound or two of it...sadly

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#11077312 - 03/27/16 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
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Registered: 05/27/11
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Loc: Oklahoma
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#11833240 - 02/17/17 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
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Registered: 03/10/04
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Loc: South Texas
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#11833418 - 02/17/17 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: MoranoGrande]
tikkanut Offline
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Registered: 01/30/01
Posts: 7981
Loc: Podunk Utah....
I run 12/Blue Dot w/53 V max.....nice around the house popper...223

quiet & still kills schidt dead right now.......

FWIW..9/Blue Dot...300 BLK...RARR.....110 Nozler or V max

thanx....... M R - S E A F I R E !


Edited by tikkanut (02/17/17)

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#11836106 - 02/18/17 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
SEM Offline
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Registered: 02/17/14
Posts: 566
Loc: Golden State
I tried Steel not so good for my rifle, BlueDot and Trail Boss 2 thumbs up, ran across some OLD HS-7 CHEAP went back and bought the rest 10.00 per pound every bit as accurate as BlueDot and Trail boss and just as mild took a leap of faith but it works, TiteGroup is next

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#11836322 - 02/18/17 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: SEM]
ingwe Offline
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Registered: 12/20/08
Posts: 67031
Loc: Southwestern Montucky
Try the load JB turned me on to. 12.5 grains IMR4198 and your choice of 50-55 grain bullet.

It is my "go to" load since this thread was started..a few hundred dead gophers can't be wrong!
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#11838049 - 02/19/17 Re: 223 reduce loads [Re: gemby58]
SEM Offline
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Registered: 02/17/14
Posts: 566
Loc: Golden State
Well since it raining guess I'll roll up some IMR 4198 today too, Thanks ingwe

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