Tells you what a great powder Varget is, don't it?
I found a local shop with 1# bottles for $20 and bought a couple. Hurts, but when in need...
June 23, 2008, 09:19 AM
well, the pisser is they were in stock two weeks ago when i started to place an order, but then my job made me travel for two weeks and by the time i got home and tried to place the order again... all gone.
June 23, 2008, 11:07 AM
I guess I got lucky, I ordered 2 8lb Varget, 3 1lb HS-6 from Cabalaes about a month ago and got them in 2 days. Order 1 8lb VV 140 from powdervalley and got that one too. :):)
June 23, 2008, 01:08 PM
my local shop always seems to have varget in $16 a lb if I buy 10.
June 23, 2008, 01:36 PM
i called suppliers and they had no clue.
i just got off phone iwth hodgdon. they said powder is mfg in australia, demand has far exceeded forecasts, and the mfg had a 3-week shutdown. they aren't expecting any more varget in until early august! :what::eek:
June 23, 2008, 01:40 PM
If you haven't tried it...Reloder 15 is a good powder too, for heavy bullets that is. I use it and AA2230 more than any other powder...2230 for light bullets, Reloder 15 for the heavies.
I'm not trying to replace your favorite...just offering a substitute of sorts.
June 23, 2008, 04:43 PM
yep, i use R15 in 308 and have been through 32 lbs of 2230c. they're good powders.
the varget is for my service rifle, and i just don't want to change loads a month and a week before camp perry, which is end of july.
i'll just buy a 1 lb can locally to get me through, then stock up in august, i guess.
June 23, 2008, 11:01 PM
Develop satisfactory alternative powder loads in other brands and you won't have to suffer this again. Find a similar powder on the chart and work up a load.
June 24, 2008, 02:42 PM
Is varget a hot ticket for loading for an rra national match rifle?
June 24, 2008, 02:57 PM
Yes ...but so is Reloder 15
June 24, 2008, 03:20 PM
Ditto the two above posts.
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