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H3nchman
12-30-2016, 4:49 PM
Anyone know where to find Varget in the Roseville/Citrus Heights area? Bass Pro and Sportsmans do not seem to carry it.

Thanks!

highpower790
12-30-2016, 5:02 PM
If your not opposed to online,its readily available.Limit out on a hazmat,keep what you want ,sell the rest.I do this and after its all done,cost is 26lb.

Troutzilla
12-30-2016, 5:05 PM
I agree online is the best way. Power Valley normally has 8lbs for $184.25, they are out of stock right now, but have 1lbs for $25.75. If you found any locally, it would be in the range of $30 per pound

opos
12-30-2016, 6:38 PM
Recobs has 8# Varget for $175 plus hazmat and shipping..a little pricey but in a few months that will be a bargain if even around.

rubbman
12-30-2016, 6:48 PM
how much do you need?

FLIGHT762
12-31-2016, 9:10 AM
Yesterday, I saw about 6# at Kittles in Colusa. They wanted about $34.00 #. They have a 2# limit per day on powder purchases.

Gringo Bandito
12-31-2016, 9:17 AM
AAA sports in Vallejo had some yesterday..

Metal Fiend
12-31-2016, 9:23 AM
The gun range has 1lbers

bewguns
12-31-2016, 10:47 AM
Try DSS in Roseville
http://www.discountshooterssupply.com/

pohorsky
01-01-2017, 8:07 AM
No too long ago, Sierra Gun in Auburn had some.

dkonrai
01-01-2017, 9:36 AM
Also, try gamaliel. Great prices, 20 dollar haz on first order with free ship.

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CSACANNONEER
01-01-2017, 9:46 AM
Find Waldo and you will find Varget.

NewbieLoader
01-01-2017, 7:16 PM
Discount Shooters in Roseville had 12-15 lbs on the shelf a week and a half ago.

Carsgunsandchics
01-01-2017, 7:18 PM
Discount Shooters in Roseville had 12-15 lbs on the shelf a week and a half ago.

Who'd of told you that? LoL
Don't forget to get a powder card.

JMP
01-01-2017, 9:00 PM
4064 can almost always replace Varget, and it is easy to come by.

H3nchman
01-02-2017, 10:09 AM
I am a very new reloader. Spent a long time reading. Just got the RCBS rock chucker kit and some other add ons. I wanted to get a pound or two to try. I will consider online and check out a few of these places. What is a powder card?

highpower790
01-02-2017, 10:21 AM
I'm a fan of Varget!If your not able to find some,other powders that are close in burning rate are N140,IMR4895,H4895,RL15.
Sac Valley Shooting Center sells powder and may have Varget.

BEE
01-02-2017, 10:55 AM
Brownells have 1lb containers @ $25.99 each

http://www.brownells.com/reloading/powder/rifle-powder/hodgdon-powder-varget-prod34660.aspx

They currently have a $30 off $275 purchase with Free Shippin, code: L6P

The $30 OFF knocks off the Hazmat fee and the free shipping is a nice bonus.

bsumoba
01-02-2017, 11:45 AM
varget is all I use for 6 dasher with 105gr bullets, 308 with 175gr bullets and .223 with 77gr bullets.

Carsgunsandchics
01-02-2017, 3:03 PM
I am a very new reloader. Spent a long time reading. Just got the RCBS rock chucker kit and some other add ons. I wanted to get a pound or two to try. I will consider online and check out a few of these places. What is a powder card?

Discount Shooters Supply has a card that gives you a free pound of powder after purchasing 12lbs. http://www.discountshooterssupply.com/

NewbieLoader
01-03-2017, 7:37 PM
I'm a fan of Varget!If your not able to find some,other powders that are close in burning rate are N140,IMR4895,H4895,RL15.
Sac Valley Shooting Center sells powder and may have Varget.

I was there yesterday and they did not have any Varget. Try H4895 it is easier to find works just as well as Varget.

Victor Cachat
01-03-2017, 7:46 PM
Sportsman's had it a couple of months ago.
Then I walked in and it was gone.

stevec223
01-03-2017, 9:57 PM
Varget at natchez now if you really want it.. Ammoseek lists 3 retailers that have it... Cheers..

SevenSixTwoNATO
01-06-2017, 10:08 PM
Saw some at sac valley a couple of weeks back

nivekeel
01-07-2017, 4:34 PM
Midsouth Shooters has 1lb in stock for $23.77. 8lb is $168.48 - unfortunately it's out of stock.
Placing 8 (1lb) in the cart comes out to $231 with shipping & hazmat.
Waiting for the 8 lb jug to get back in stock would be about $209 w/ shipping and hazmat.

liber
01-07-2017, 6:11 PM
I started using IMR 8208 XBR when Varget started to get difficult to find. I use it mostly in 308, but use it for .223 also.

I have 4 lbs. of Varget that I would trade for H4350 if anyone has. San Jose area. Must be in sealed 1 lb. containers, like my Varget are.

LynnJr
01-11-2017, 6:28 AM
Lester Bruno at Bruno shooters supply has it now.

juanito
01-11-2017, 7:23 AM
Phillips Wholesale shows it in stock..1lbs and 8lbs..Call first

Fishslayer
01-11-2017, 9:24 AM
Anybody tried AR Comp? Supposedly right in the Varget burn rate ballpark & supposedly not temp sensitive.

H3nchman
01-12-2017, 9:05 AM
So I am still looking for Varget, but I picked up a pound of IMR 4895 to try. Does anyone have any load data for Hornady 75 grain 223 match? Hornady does not list this powder in their manual.

highpower790
01-12-2017, 9:18 AM
So I am still looking for Varget, but I picked up a pound of IMR 4895 to try. Does anyone have any load data for Hornady 75 grain 223 match? Hornady does not list this powder in their manual.

I load the same for varget as 4895 using a 75hornady.my loads are stout to some ,so load less than the 24.5 that I use.

FLIGHT762
01-12-2017, 5:06 PM
Anybody tried AR Comp? Supposedly right in the Varget burn rate ballpark & supposedly not temp sensitive.

I use a lot of AR Comp in 308 Win. have a few great loads, 155's and 175-178's, but it is a bit faster burning than Varget is, not in the Varget burn rate ball park.

I've not had very good luck with AR Comp in the heavier bullets in 223 Rem.

highpower790
01-12-2017, 5:23 PM
I use a lot of AR Comp in 308 Win. have a few great loads, 155's and 175-178's, but it is a bit faster burning than Varget is, not in the Varget burn rate ball park.

I've not had very good luck with AR Comp in the heavier bullets in 223 Rem.Ive been trying rl15 lately and like what I see.Is it a replacement for Varget no,but a good substitute I think.

FLIGHT762
01-12-2017, 7:16 PM
Ive been trying rl15 lately and like what I see.Is it a replacement for Varget no,but a good substitute I think.

Yes, Reloader 15 is in the burn rate ball park as Varget, the only downside is Reloader 15 is temperature sensitive.

I use a bit of Reloader 15 also in 308 Win and 223 rem in the heavy bullet range. Works well as long as you're aware of the temperature issue.

Carsgunsandchics
01-17-2017, 6:49 PM
So I am still looking for Varget, but I picked up a pound of IMR 4895 to try. Does anyone have any load data for Hornady 75 grain 223 match? Hornady does not list this powder in their manual.

Use Hodgdon's site
http://www.hodgdonreloading.com/data/rifle

H3nchman
01-17-2017, 7:43 PM
So Hodgdon's website says 75 grain vld (not hornady). I assume the difference is slight? 21.2 grains to 32.8 max. Would I use this data and watch for pressure signs at the top end? Also, I do not have primers yet. What do you recommend?

Carsgunsandchics
01-17-2017, 9:07 PM
So Hodgdon's website says 75 grain vld (not hornady). I assume the difference is slight? 21.2 grains to 32.8 max. Would I use this data and watch for pressure signs at the top end? Also, I do not have primers yet. What do you recommend?

Very slight difference. Always start low and work up. Primers I use CCI, but I have a steady supply. I'd run what you can get on the regular.

FLIGHT762
01-18-2017, 4:24 AM
So Hodgdon's website says 75 grain vld (not hornady). I assume the difference is slight? 21.2 grains to 32.8 max. Would I use this data and watch for pressure signs at the top end? Also, I do not have primers yet. What do you recommend?

This ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ is why you have to recheck ANY data posted by anyone on the internet. There is NO WAY you're getting 32.8 grains of Varget in a 5.56 / 223 case. I would guess you meant 23.8 grains of Varget as maximum for the 75 grain VLD.

H3nchman
01-18-2017, 11:00 AM
Yes I meant 23.8. I am new, but not that new lol. I have been reading a lot. I have two manuals. Thanks for the advice. I was typing on a phone btw : )

bazineta
01-18-2017, 11:49 AM
Anybody tried AR Comp? Supposedly right in the Varget burn rate ballpark & supposedly not temp sensitive.

I use it exclusively now in 308; seems like a great powder. About to start using it in 223, where I hope I'll see the same thing. In LC brass with 168 SMKs, 40.0 has been a good load for me.