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    Posted: November/08/2011 at 15:58
So I've heard that RL-22 is a great powder for .300 WM. Any input guys?

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i"ve gotten better results from h1000.
 
R19, R22, & R25 none showed good rusults from mine.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote LRSMike Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/08/2011 at 16:14
so the 22 was garbage for you?
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What do you use for primers?
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You are all over this today. Thanks for all the responses man.
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  RL-22 and CCI 250 primers gives me top velocities and sub moa w/180gr Hornady Interlock's in my .300.
 
  I been using IMR4350 and CCI 250 primers w/150gr Nosler SB's for 30yrs.
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IMR 4350 and Fed magnum primers in a .300 WM Sako for me. RL22 was a no-go.  
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RL-17 (47.5grs) an BR2s under a 208 amax in a .308 case.     Varget an CCI 250s under everything else in .308.
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RL22 is good in a lot of 300 winny's, but I would try the Hodgdon powders. Either h1000 or h4350. The temp sensitivity(or lack there of) of the Hogdgon powders means you don't have to work up a different load for different seasons.

I use h4350 in my 300wsm, and the load works from 110 all the way down to 0 degrees.
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H1000 CCI MAG Primers buff said.
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Originally posted by cheaptrick cheaptrick wrote:

IMR 4350 and Fed magnum primers in a .300 WM Sako for me. RL22 was a no-go.  
Same here, except with a Sendero and 190gr SMK. Haven't tried anything else yet because the results were so good.
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Originally posted by Bigdaddy0381 Bigdaddy0381 wrote:

H1000 CCI MAG Primers buff said.
 I think I actually got my load from you telling me to try h1000, you or pyro
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Originally posted by BeltFed BeltFed wrote:

Originally posted by cheaptrick cheaptrick wrote:

IMR 4350 and Fed magnum primers in a .300 WM Sako for me. RL22 was a no-go.  
Same here, except with a Sendero and 190gr SMK. Haven't tried anything else yet because the results were so good.
 
Just had to chime in. IMR 4350 Winchester primers 165 Berger and If I found anything that shot any better it would be hard to beleive. The Sendero is an awesome rifle!
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Tru dat....Sendero's are really sweet shooters, typically. 
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ive owned 3 .300's .300 win .300wsm and .300wby, the win and the wby both like imr 4831. the wsm liked rl-19. i use cci magnum primers in all of them with 180gr bullets.
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Originally posted by Sgt. D Sgt. D wrote:

Originally posted by BeltFed BeltFed wrote:

Originally posted by cheaptrick cheaptrick wrote:

IMR 4350 and Fed magnum primers in a .300 WM Sako for me. RL22 was a no-go.  
Same here, except with a Sendero and 190gr SMK. Haven't tried anything else yet because the results were so good.
 
Just had to chime in. IMR 4350 Winchester primers 165 Berger and If I found anything that shot any better it would be hard to beleive. The Sendero is an awesome rifle!
Definately IMR 4350 and Federal Gold Medal Match primers if i can get them if not I will use whatever I can get for primers.

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64gr H4350 with 190 SMK, does 1" 5 shot groups @100. and 5" 3 shot groups @ 750 go figure
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Used RL-22 behind 190gr and 200 gr bullets and was getting great results with it.  I have since switched to RL-17 to see what happens.  Been getting some good speed with it.  Just have to tune them now if I ever get the time.
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