20 Dasher starting loads please

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  1. trevort

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    I have varget, re 15 and H4895. Anyone have any load data for the 55gn berger in the dasher or an opinion from experience on these powder choices?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. MrMajestic

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    Your choices are on the fast side IMHO. I would start with H4350 and work slower.
     
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  3. 17VLD

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    I've used N-550 and N-560 in mine with the 55s in the past,starting to prefer powders that are more temp insensitive.I think I will try H-4350
    when I find some more.Accuracy is good with the VV powders,gotta watch it when in the dog patch with preloaded rounds when it gets hot.Kinda waiting for a 50 grain poly tipped bullet for this rifle/cartridge combo.
    Usually use one of my 20Dusters on pds:)
    I started with 35.0 and got up to 37.0,settling on 36.0 of N-550 for 3750fps with the 55
    Matt
     
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  4. L.Sherm

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    RL15 worked awesome in my 20 Nitro which is a version of the 20 Dasher. H4350 was slow velocity wise. I know alot guys around me use H4895 in there 6 dasher so might be worth a shot.
     
  5. trevort

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    how do you think 30gns sounds as starting load?
    Or should I just try find 20 br data and use the 20 br max as the starting load for the dasher?
     
  6. L.Sherm

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    I would start down around 29.5 with RL 15, I'm always on the conservative side when doing load development my nitro is different that a 20Dasher although not much just work up slow.
     
  7. trevort

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    Thanks
     
  8. trevort

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    I think I have my load with 33.5gns of re15 giving a magnetospeed reading of 3830fps
     
  9. L.Sherm

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    Nice!!
     

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