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Old 09-11-2021, 05:44 PM
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Regarding reduced CF rifle loads (which I know is not the real topic of this discussion), while it is possible to use 4895, my choice would be to use a faster propellant in the 4227-4198 range for lighter loads as at least for me, they produce more consistent groups. And the charge weights are considerably less (more rounds per pound). Last weekend, I checked some .30-06 loads (in a Remington 700) using 168 grain bullets and 25 grains of 4227. I was getting average MVs slightly below 2000 ft/sec with Standard Deviations of 20 ft/sec or less. All you'd want from a mild .30-'06 load. Very much like shooting a .30-30 and just as good for use on deer at closer ranges.

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