What powder is the same as Varget?

What powder is the same as Varget?

Best Varget Substitute The closest equivalent to Varget in the UK is Ramshot TAC. Ramshot covers a range of six rifle and three handgun calibre powders.

What is 4895 powder used for?

Originally a military powder featured in the 30-06, IMR 4895 is extremely versatile as a medium burn speed propellant. From the 17 Remington to the 243 Winchester to the 375 H&H Magnum, accuracy and performance are excellent. In addition, it is a longtime favorite of Match shooters.

What is Hodgdon Varget used for?

Varget is the perfect powder for shooting the 223 Remington with heavy bullets in competitive matches. Outstanding performance and velocity can be obtained in such popular cartridges as the 22-250 Remington, 308 Winchester, 30-06, 375 H&H and many more.

Why is there no Varget powder?

The ultra-popular H4198, H4895, Varget, H4350, and H4831 family of powders are produced by ADI in Australia**. So Hodgdon can’t ship more Varget or H4350 in the USA unless Hodgdon can get more from Australia. For example, Hodgdon is NOT selling its powders on auction sites such as Gunbroker.

What is TAC powder good for?

TAC is a double-base spherical propellant that sets the standard for extreme accuracy and reliability with heavy bullets in the 223 Remington and match applications in 308 Winchester. Excellent flow characteristics ensure consistent metering and charge weights for repeatable results with progressive loading equipment.

What type of powder is IMR 4895?

Hodgdon IMR 4895 is a highly versatile medium burn smokeless propellant that originally made its name as a military powder used for the 30-06. This is a favorite propellant for match shooting and also suits a large variety of other purposes. A great choice for 375 H&H Magnums, 243 Winchesters and 308s.

Is IMR still making powder?

Today, IMR is still focused on innovation. Originally a line of rifle powders the IMR brand has been expanded to include powders for use in handgun, shotshell and muzzleloaders.

Is Varget a good powder for 6.5 Creedmoor?

Reloaders should keep in mind that the 6.5 Creedmoor works best with medium to medium-slow powders such as H4350, Varget, Win 760, and RE-17.”

Is Hodgdon going out of business?

“Effective immediately, Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc. has decided to cease manufacturing operations at the company’s Camp Minden, Louisiana site while evaluating strategic options for the black powder business,” Hodgdon stated in its release.

Who makes TAC reloading powder?

Ramshot Tac Rifle Powder (1 lb or 8 lbs) Powder Valley.

What type of powder is benchmark?

Hodgdon Powder offers the largest selection of quality smokeless propellants for any reloading application. Hodgdon Benchmark,as the name implies, this Extreme Extruded propellant was developed for precision cartridges….Delivery Information.

Shipping Weight 1.140 Pounds – 8.400 Pounds
HazMat Product Yes

What’s the difference between H4895 and Varget?

In both calibers, H4895 loads will usually tune in about 20-25 fps faster than Varget. For me personally, Varget really starts to shine in the .308 Win with bullets in the 200+ gr weight range. My 22-250 really likes Varget, my 222 loves H4895, so I think it boils down to case capacity. Either powder works in either case. Cheers.

How good is the H4895 for match shooting?

I used H4895 for years in my M1A for service rifle matches and it did work well in terms of accuracy and functioning. Then moved to F-TR (308) and in spite of H4895 being a sentimental favorite Varget just produced better accuracy and it was much less temperature sensitive.

What is the difference between IMR 4831 and Varget?

IMR 4831 powder yields muzzle velocity values over ten percent greater than Varget and H4895. In fact, Varget and H4895 give the lowest MV values of the thirteen powders listed for the .25-06 with 120 grain bullet.

Is H4895 a good Bullet for 223?

H4895 is ideal in 223 for bullets between 55 and 77gr. For the 80s and 90s, Varget is slightly superior, though h4895 works nice there too. Varget is not ideal for the sub-69s, but works “OK”.