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#1 poacherjoe



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Posted 11 March 2010 - 06:30 PM

Anyone out there like this powder for 22-250? I can get two 8 lb kegs for 80 bucks! The price is right but I have never used this powder.Please give me some input. Thanks PJ

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Posted 11 March 2010 - 09:38 PM

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Posted 12 March 2010 - 01:54 AM

H414 is W 760 powder just in a "H" label. I use it for 308/7-08/243 with great results. Never tried it on 22-250 though.

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Posted 12 March 2010 - 01:40 PM

It works great, but it seems odd to me to pour 39 to 41 grains of powder in that case. That said, it meters like water and shoots pretty good, too. I used it mainly with 55s, I think there are better choices for the lighter bullets, but it does work well with the heavier slugs.
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Posted 12 March 2010 - 03:15 PM

Back in the 70-80's I probably burned 30 pounds of H414 in my 22-250 shooting 52/53gr HP's at prairie dogs. Load was 40grains. Very accurate, but never chronographed them. This powder is NOT one of the "Extreme" offerings and was somewhat temperature-sensitive--never caused me any problems.
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Posted 12 March 2010 - 05:46 PM

I called one of the expert's at Sierra Bullet's and he told me about the temperature issue! I will need to load it and record the temp. He said that he quit using it because of this.At 40 dollars you can't go wrong so it will go to good use on the ground squirrel's.I also see that it covers some of the larger calibers like 25-06 and 30-06.Here in Kalifornia the deer season is hot so I guess I wont work up any loads in the bigger calibers until the weather warms up!The rep from Sierra stated that 10 to 15 degree's made a big difference.PJ

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Posted 15 March 2010 - 10:55 AM

If you don't want it I do...........

works great in the 22-250 and several others too

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Posted 16 March 2010 - 06:49 PM

I also have had good results with it in 22-250 with 55 grainers.
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