My previous handloads with the Ruger Predator 308 had quite the sticky bolt after firing. I reduced the charges to try and improve this, but that lost the node and didn’t do much for the bolt lift. Here’s a 200 yard group, shot on yesterday’s Glock target backer. Ignore the B8.

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Gross.

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I’m going to postpone further load dev until I can get my hands on some Varget or TAC. It’s not worth chasing the wind with the H380 I’ve got on hand from the 2008 election powder drought. It worked very well in my old 26″ Remington, but that’s a different story.

It’s bad that I don’t have any of the “standard” powders on hand. But I tend to shoot instead of stockpile…

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