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Data on reloading 6.8 spc with ramshot tac
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 9:09 pm    Post subject: Data on reloading 6.8 spc with ramshot tac Reply with quote

I have a large amount of Ramshot TAC I know it's not the best for 6.8spc but I would like to use it up. Thanks

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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 10:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Data on reloading 6.8 spc with ramshot tac Reply with quote

googled it and on 68forum there was a suggestion of 29-31 grns behind a 110 pill
27-29 behind a 130grn pill. check it out and verify it BEFORE you give it a try.
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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 10:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Data on reloading 6.8 spc with ramshot tac Reply with quote

Ramshot doesn't seem to have loads using that powder in the 6.8 SPC. I wouldn't try it until I'd contacted them about it. It may be unsafe in that cartridge.

www.ramshot.com/

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PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 10:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Data on reloading 6.8 spc with ramshot tac Reply with quote

It seems that it MAY be useful for that calibre mate...it is only a little slower than Ramshot's recommended powder for the 6.8 SPC, X-Terminator, and similar in burn rate to W 748.

However, as Punkin said...contact Ramshot for their advice. Better to be safe than sorry mate.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 6:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Data on reloading 6.8 spc with ramshot tac Reply with quote

You can use Tac with the heavier bullets. Berger gave me 23.5 to 26.0 for a 130gr bullet. You might be able to use for 120gr SST. I would load 1 round each at 23.5 then up to 27.5 in 0.5 or 1.0 grain increments and fire the sequential increasing to check for pressure and function.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:44 am    Post subject: Re: Data on reloading 6.8 spc with ramshot tac Reply with quote

Of course, stop when you see over-pressure signs and take the remaining bullets home and pull them.

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