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Old 05-23-2019, 08:12 AM
ceresco ceresco is offline
 
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VarGet. ..... "burns more complete when you get the pressure up" This rather understates the ignition problems with VarGet. I have seen VarGet turn into a plasticized glob in cold weather in not only .45-70 but 30-06 and other cases as well. There are a number of factors involved. I happens with other powders too, but VarGet seems to be particularly prone to ignition failures. The "extreme" claims made by Hodgdon don't address ignition and factory statements including "easy ingiting" are routine and misleading. and, yes, I do use VarGet with no problems in smaller cases such as .223rem. Good Shooting. ...
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