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Old 02-11-2017, 02:56 AM
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V N150 for 308 Win ??


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The books/manuals I have list Viht N140 for the 150gr bullet. I don't have that powder in stock but have plenty of N150. Now that powder is a touch slower burning, would it work in the 308Win ?
The 140 is suggested to be primed with a standard primer. Should I stick with that or would slightly reducing the load of N150 and a magnum primer work. Suggestions appreciated.

If I go with N150 I would be loading firstly with 43grns N150 ..... 46.5grns is listed average for the 165gr bullet ... then work according to accuracy and pressure signs, not in that order obviously.
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They have a couple loads with that powder on their web site.

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Many thanks, I was not far off what I thought grain wise for the powder, looks like around 44g might do the job and see a standard primer required. Very helpful many thanks.
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