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Old 11-28-2012, 10:11 AM
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I currently own a BLR .308. I want to load my own rounds, any suggestions on what powder works the best on a lever action rifle?
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How about rounds for a 30-06?
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I currently own a BLR .308. I want to load my own rounds, any suggestions on what powder works the best on a lever action rifle?
Ar15barrels has my two favorite. But, I'd suggest that you find the bullet that you plan to us first, then check the bullet manufactures load data for that bullet. They'll have the best selection of recommendations for which powder to use.

There is a difference based on what your usage will be. Hunting, long range target, 100 yd plinking or silhouette. But which ever endeavor you plan on using the rifle for, the bullet manufacturers will have the load data you need for their recommended powders. Assuming that your BLR came with a 20" barrel, most of the medium burning powders should work.
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Those were my 30-06 choices.
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Varget is my go-to 308 powder.
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I'm using the .308 for hunting, I'm using Nosler etip bullets, 150 gn. where I hunt you have to use non lead bullets. I loaded a few rounds with the BLC-2, I'd like to try different powders and see how the gun reacts to the different loads.
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Has anyone had any luck with the new LEVERevolution powder form Hodgdon?
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