M118LR Powder

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Ok, I know that the government has it's own powder for the 118LR and that is not available to us. Does anyone know what powder is the closest to the government mix.
 

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    Re: M118LR Powder

    their old formula was like 42.5 reloader15 behind a 175 and the new one is 41.75 IMR 4064 behind a 175 I think.
     

    Iggy

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    Re: M118LR Powder

    What is the equivalent to that in Varget? I'm trying to replicate this load using Varget powder. I've heard 43-44grns?
     

    rwlewis

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    Re: M118LR Powder

    I've heard 44grs of RL-15 is the load. To get that in Varget you'll have to take into concideration case weight and primers(good luck finding GGM primers)! Just load up throu and see what yours likes.
     

    Emilio

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    I run 43.1gr of RL-15 in LC cases with a 175gr. It tracks great on my MST 100 out to 1000yards.
     

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    Re: M118LR Powder

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: flyinrl</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I've heard 44grs of RL-15 is the load. To get that in Varget you'll have to take into concideration case weight and primers(good luck finding GGM primers)! Just load up throu and see what yours likes. </div></div>

    The current load is 43.1gr.

    As for primers, Federal is the way to go but CCI's are a close second.