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Do you any of you have experience using both of these powders? How similar are they? If you couldn't get one, would you substitute the other (not the same exact charges, of course) and expect to get good performance from whichever cartridges you reload with these powders?

This is for one of the wildcats I've been working with and when I went out to buy some Ramshot X-terminator, I could not find it anywhere. I would like to use RE-10X as a substitute, but want to have a better understanding of whether or not the two are close enough to do that with.

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I've used both, and you are correct that for similar applications, they are both useful. They are fairly fast rifle powders, X-Term being a spherical and 10-X being a short-cut extruded. Both, for example, are recommended for light bullets loads in the .223.
 

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When I realized that 10x might be a really good choice for the 358GNR, I started looking at the other smaller rifle cases I reload for, to see if it could be useful in them, as well. Based on what QL is telling me, it seems that it also give very good load density in the 30 Herrett, 7-30 Waters and could even be pressed into service for my 6.5JDJ. I would really like to be able to use one powder for all four of these, especially if the performance is not compromised and load density is nearly ideal.

Ironically, I was out looking to buy the X-terminator powder and was very frustrated that I couldn't find it...but I walked right by 10x on shelves at two different stores! :D
 

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Lots of experience with RL10x. Works great in three different .204 Rugers and my first choice. No experience with Ramshot X, but I do now own some but I haven't had time to use any of it yet.
 

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I like the whole line of Reloder powders, I used some 10x in testing for my .204, but Ramshot's TAC showed better results, and meters a whole lot better. I haven't used and X Terminator yet, but with lighter bullets in the .223/.204 cases it shows good velocities and good pressures.
 
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