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Good day all,

How many cases can I expect to charge using Varget or any other popular
308 powders if I'm loading 44 - 46 grains. 1lb./8lb. jug does not matter.

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44gr you should get 159
45gr you should get  155
46gr you should get 152
 
 
 
 
 


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X = 180 Y = 90 (X+Pyro)+(Y-Pyro) = ?

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I believe the numbers Bigdaddy gave you were for 1lb. There are 7000 grains in a pound. That bit of info makes it easy to calculate.
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1 pound

44gr you should get 159
45gr you should get  155
46gr you should get 152
 
 8 pound .
 
44gr you should get 1272
45gr you should get  1244
46gr you should get 1217
 
 
 
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Just what I needed to know! Also very helpful to know the grains per
pound also.

Thanks guys
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good info  Thunbs Up  I ran down 300 pieces of .308 brass yesterday and wanted some varget but there wasnt any.  I have about a pound but I definately need to scavange some more over the next couple of days that I am off.    All this stuff is getting hard to find.

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Yup I just bought 16 pounds myself. i was able to find a few 4000 primers so I should be good untill payday.lol
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the scheels store in fargo north dakota has so much powder on hand they dont have enough room to store it! but they were about out of primers.  i can get powder any time, primers right now are a little tricky!
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Right now I have 16 of one 16 of another 8 of this and 8 of that.4000 of these primers and 6000 of these and a few 100 of these bullets and a few 100 of those.I also have a few new brass's put back for each rifle.So I think i'm doing alright untill the next payday.
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X = 180 Y = 90 (X+Pyro)+(Y-Pyro) = ?

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I just bought the last 1500 primers in about a 150 mile radius of my house! What's the world coming to?
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from now on out the only thing i'm going to by at gun shows in loading stuff. There was actually a few 5000 count of rifle primers at the last show. Time to stock up and fast.
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The only way I was able to get Varget was to buy the Hodgdon 4 pack varmint sampler.  It comes with a quarter pound of H322, H335, Benchmark, and Varget.  I was able to get 2 packs but that is only .5 pound of what I wanted.  I can find uses for the other stuff. 
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I simply cant find  Varget here and primers are hard to find too as is brass in most standard calibers.
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What other powders are comparable to Varget?

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Originally posted by Urimaginaryfrnd Urimaginaryfrnd wrote:

I simply cant find  Varget here and primers are hard to find too as is brass in most standard calibers.
 
Pm me a list and I can look around here at the shows for you.
 
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I am going to a show tomorrow main interest is loading stuff I picked up 5000 primers a couple of months ago glad I did, also picked up 1000 rds of brass...hope to do some good tomorrow. I have used Benchmark and varget for my 204 it likes both so far....
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