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Ramshot powder
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2005 7:35 pm    Post subject: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

My local gunshop just got a ton of this stuff in... lots of different types. Hes never heard of it before reciently. Anyone ever use this stuff? Anyone have reloading info for it?

I'm always curious about new things. Perhaps its been around for a while and I never noticed... but I know its new to my local store.



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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2005 7:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

Huh... did a tad of research (shoulda done the research first before posting! LOL) and found out Ramshot bought AccuratePowder company. Very interesting. Accurate MR223 was a favorite of mine in my .22-250.

I'm a tad alarmed in their press release they state they are proof reading their load data for accuracy, then misprint the date the new data will be available though... Twisted Evil


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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2005 10:36 am    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

Like you I have not used it because I have not seen it in my part of Georgia. I have requested and promptly received a reloading guide from them. Ramshot and Accurate will maintain their seperate lines of powder though owned by Ramshot.
Ramshot has a following in the matches but until it hits the shelf near me I will continue to use whats available.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2005 6:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

I've used lots of Ramshot powders, X-term, TAC are both great in .223. TAC is good in .308. I heard / read somewhere that Blackhills uses Ramshot in their loads. All their powders meter like BLC-2 or H 380 and they burn clean. I have also used Enforcer in .357 and .45 Colt / Ruger loads. If you can find it I'd suggest giving it a try.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:02 am    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

Where did you get your load info for it? I have yet to find any, not even the stores selling Ramshot have reloading info on it.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2005 6:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

Dallan,
Go to the Ramshot website and order a reloading guide. It covers all of their powders and a respectable range of calibers (not all). It took about a week for the guide to arrive after I ordered it throught the website.
Chris

There is more information at this link. Just email them and ask for a guide. There is an online reloading guide at the link too.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

When I first posted this topic they didnt have load information online yet... it was still "in the works". I see it now, thanks!


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 3:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

I use tac in my 7mm-08,308, and am gonna try it in the 260! A brand worth trying:o), this is a ball powder so metering is wonderful, a friend of mine uses magnum and hunter and he loves it. he just bought a pound of xterminator to try in his mini 30. Give it a shot!!(no pun intended)!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2005 5:27 am    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

I use Ramshot Hunter in my 300WSM and 30-06. I use Ramshot BigGame in my 7MM-08 and 9.3X62. All of my Ramshot loads are tops in the velocity dept. and accuracy is sub MOA. I just got done working up loads for my 7.62x39 using Ramshot X-Terminator, again excellent velocity and accuracy. That makes Ramshot my choice of powder in 5 out of 5 rifles, great stuff.

Here is some load data links.

stevespages.com/page8a.htm

www.reloadersnest.com/rifle.asp

www.ramshot.com/powders/
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2005 3:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

Like others, I have used Ramshot TAC for loads in my .223. Another plus for Ramshot is that it is usually a buck or two cheaper than other powders. As its popularity grows, like anything else, I'm sure the price will too!

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 5:57 am    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

very nice and useful discussion..........

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

Use it and love it! Ramshot sent me my reloading manual for free.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:19 am    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

im curious about ramshot magnum powder...is it consistent? is it temp sensitive? ive recently found a place i can get it and its considerably cheaper than most other powders i guess the "you get what you pay for" thing scares me
anyone use the stuff? do you like it?
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:04 am    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

jcruthis

Barnes bullets did a test on consistency and temp sensitivity using different powders and one of them was ramshot magnum. Here is the link.

www.barnesbullets.com/...-bullet-n/

Scroll almost half way down till you see "From The Lab" And while your looking, check out Fig 3 with the 308win TTSX loads. When using Imr 4320, pressure is more at -40 than 120 degrees using the same load!! wtf

My shooting buddy swears by this powder for heavy magnums and sold me a pound to try out.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Ramshot powder Reply with quote

thanks ov, lots of good info there
did you try the powder? i think im gonna order some and try it. hope it works out, $131US for 8lbs thats cheaper than ive seen anything from the other powder mfg's
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