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IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2006 10:08 am    Post subject: IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly? Reply with quote

I'm still load testing my Remington 700BDL in .25-06. I'm getting there, but it's a slow process. I picked up a can of IMR7828 but haven't had a chance to get to the range and test it. It seems to me it should be a good powder for this caliber. I've used IMR4350, 4831 and Rel-19, but am looking for something even better yet, and I'm hoping IMR7828 is the ticket. Anyone here familiar with it? I'm appreciative of all information on this one. Best wishes.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:05 am    Post subject: Re: IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly? Reply with quote

i had good luck with my 25-06 with imr 4350 (49.5 grns) its near max so work up carefully with 117 grn hornady btsp. this load shows no high preasure sign in my rifle , i seated the bullet .035 from the rifleings. its not imr 7828 tho... Razz
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:25 pm    Post subject: Re: IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly? Reply with quote

I use IMR 7828 in my rem 700BDL 25-06 and have been for many years. It works great and my load is at Max using hornady 117 gr BTSP. It works great on Muleys and Whitetails. I have used other powders in my 25-06, but I like the IMR 7828 best.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:21 pm    Post subject: Re: IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly? Reply with quote

Have you tried IMR4831 and if so what kind of load did you use?
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:29 am    Post subject: Re: IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly? Reply with quote

Asking a reloader about powder likes & dislikes is a loaded question (no punn intended). I don't know that anyone here could honestly say a powder is good, bad, or ugly. Too many choices, too many great powders...IMR7828 falls into that category. I've used it, I like it, but, I could say that about every powder I use for loading projects. I guesss I could say, I've never found a powder I didn't like Confused
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2006 12:18 am    Post subject: Re: IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly? Reply with quote

I like 7828 in the 6 X 284 with sierra 107 MK. .119" group. Smile

ditto what george20042007 said.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:21 pm    Post subject: Re: IMR7828 - good, bad or ugly? Reply with quote

i'm runnin 52.0 grs imr 4350 with 100 gr nos bt's one hole grps at 100 have witnesses and target,,,did it with ruger no1 twice
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