I asked this over at ARFcom, and didn't get an answer, So I'll try you fellas. I've got 500 orange tip tracer bullets to load. I'm pretty sure they are the M62 from .30-06 ammo. Does anyone have a safe load for using these bullets for .308? I'd like to use Varget because it works so well in a lot of loads. I think these bullets are 145grn. I loaded one round with 45grns of Varget, seated to the top of the cannula, OAL being 2.800", this length will fit the mags on my LR.308, but the load was definitly compressed. My basic reloading manual shows 47grns of Varget to be a compressed load for a 150grn bullet. It also shows 45grns of Varget to be a compressed load for a 175grn bullet. Any ideas? Also, will Varget light the tracer okay? This is the LR.308, my girlfriend bought it for me on my birhthday this summer.