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    Anybody have A berger reloading up to date manual

    Im looking to see what powder is suggested to use with some bullets ive just ordered

    20 cal TAC WITH 50 GRAIN BERGER BOAT TAIL

    ALSO 55 GRAIN BERGER BOAT TAIL VARMINT MATCH LONG RANGE

    HELP MUCH APPRIECIATED REGARDS PETE .

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    RE 12
    IMR 3031
    H 335
    NORMA 201
    H 4895
    VIHT N 140
    AA 2460
    RAMSHOT TAC
    RE-15
    ​cheers lister

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    Lister many thanks

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    Cartridge : .20-223 20 Tactical
    Bullet : .204, 50, Berger Match Varm
    Cartridge O.A.L. L6: 2.165 inch or 54.99 mm
    Barrel Length : 24.0 inch or 609.6 mm

    Predicted Data for Indicated Charges of the Following Powders.

    Matching Maximum Pressure: 52938 psi, or 365 MPa

    or a maximum loading ratio or filling of 105 %

    These calculations refer to your specified settings in QuickLOAD 'Cartridge Dimensions' window.
    C A U T I O N : any load listed can result in a powder charge that falls below minimum suggested
    loads or exceeds maximum suggested loads as presented in current handloading manuals. Understand
    that all of the listed powders can be unsuitable for the given combination of cartridge, bullet
    and gun. Actual load order can vary, depending upon lot-to-lot powder and component variations.
    USE ONLY FOR COMPARISON !

    56 loads produced a Loading Ratio below user-defined minimum of 70%. These powders have been skipped.

    Powder type Filling/Loading Ratio Charge Charge Vel. Prop.Burnt P max P muzz B_Time
    % Grains Gramm fps % psi psi ms
    --------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
    IMR 3031 101.5 22.3 1.44 3286 100.0 52939 9831 1.040 ! Near Maximum !
    Ramshot BigGame 103.9 25.2 1.63 3270 96.7 52939 10851 1.039 ! Near Maximum !
    Alliant Reloder-17 102.1 25.1 1.63 3266 96.0 52939 10946 1.033 ! Near Maximum !
    Winchester 748 93.2 23.6 1.53 3265 98.8 52939 10282 1.041 ! Near Maximum !
    IMR 4895 101.9 23.1 1.50 3265 98.3 52939 10264 1.028 ! Near Maximum !
    Hodgdon BL-C2 95.7 24.5 1.59 3255 98.0 52939 10589 1.051 ! Near Maximum !
    Accurate 2495 101.5 22.5 1.46 3251 100.0 52939 9720 1.081 ! Near Maximum !
    Alliant Reloder-15 101.0 23.7 1.54 3246 96.2 52939 10530 1.051 ! Near Maximum !
    Accurate 2520 98.4 23.8 1.54 3242 99.3 52939 10091 1.060 ! Near Maximum !
    Winchester 760 105.0 26.1 1.69 3235 91.2 51920 11058 1.049 ! Near Maximum !
    Hodgdon H414 102.6 25.7 1.66 3233 91.6 52939 10914 1.051 ! Near Maximum !
    Nitrochemie A/S 0300 85.4 20.6 1.33 3231 100.0 52939 9009 1.047 ! Near Maximum !
    IMR 4320 102.7 23.7 1.54 3224 96.5 52939 10144 1.037 ! Near Maximum !
    Hodgdon H4895 103.5 23.5 1.52 3224 98.9 52939 9871 1.040 ! Near Maximum !
    Hodgdon H322 93.7 21.4 1.38 3224 99.9 52939 9386 1.042 ! Near Maximum !
    Hodgdon H335 88.4 22.7 1.47 3220 99.6 52939 9717 1.049 ! Near Maximum !
    Ramshot TAC 91.9 23.1 1.50 3220 98.1 52939 10010 1.050 ! Near Maximum !
    Hodgdon H380 102.3 24.5 1.59 3218 94.6 52939 10494 1.056 ! Near Maximum !
    Vihtavuori N530 93.6 22.1 1.43 3215 98.1 52939 9844 1.049 ! Near Maximum !
    Lovex-S0621 102.0 23.3 1.51 3213 98.1 52939 9995 1.060 ! Near Maximum !
    Vihtavuori N540 100.4 23.8 1.54 3213 99.6 52939 9911 1.054 ! Near Maximum !
    Lovex-D0832 93.1 23.0 1.49 3212 100.0 52939 9297 1.047 ! Near Maximum !
    Ramshot X-Terminator 86.1 21.7 1.40 3210 99.8 52939 9406 1.052 ! Near Maximum !
    Hodgdon VARGET 102.9 23.4 1.51 3193 95.9 52939 9982 1.046 ! Near Maximum !
    Accurate 2460 91.7 23.1 1.50 3193 98.8 52939 9697 1.070 ! Near Maximum !
    IMR 4064 103.8 23.0 1.49 3191 96.2 52939 9843 1.050 ! Near Maximum !
    Alliant Reloder-10x 91.1 20.2 1.31 3190 100.0 52939 8727 1.059 ! Near Maximum !
    Accurate 2230 90.1 22.7 1.47 3181 98.7 52939 9504 1.065 ! Near Maximum !
    Alliant Reloder-12 93.3 22.3 1.45 3181 99.9 52939 9172 1.051 ! Near Maximum !
    Accurate 2015 92.8 21.1 1.37 3172 100.0 52939 8722 1.066 ! Near Maximum !


    There's quickload run for you Pete, performance is for a given OAL length and 24" barrel but it should give you a rough idea of which powders are likely to perform better than others.

    Thanks again for yesterday mate.

    best,

    Amir

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    Amir
    Your a star mate many thanks for taking the time and trouble
    regards pete .

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