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Old December 27, 2015, 10:55 PM   #1
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Nosler manual #8

Nosler manual #8 , has anyone got Nosler's new reloading manual #8 local
store has it is stock for $25, does it have the newer powders in it like both
of the CFE 223 and pistol data ?
They did not have any opened so I could not peek
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Old December 28, 2015, 02:59 AM   #2
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I didn't notice too much of a difference between #7 and #8 on pistol powders but on three rifle calibers I am working with right now , 6.8 spc , 300 blk and 6.5 creedmoor, there was quite a bit more info including more bullet sizes and some more (newer) powders.
The newer powders for 6.8 spc were LT-30 and 1200-MR.
I see more powders like,Hunter ,Big Game ,RL17, MRP and so on a lot more often.
If you already have #7 and you load established calibers then the upgrade to #8 might not be worth it. I think there is enough difference especially in 300 blk and 6.5 creedmoor that for me it was worth it.

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Old December 28, 2015, 07:24 PM   #3
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Mostly rifle data

I like the manual so no bashing here.

Everything I checked is on their web site so most likely you can look at it on line then decide if it is for you.

It is my first Nosler so I have nothing to compare it to.

I don't have it in front of me but I think there were hundreds pages of rifle data and only 57 or so of handgun.

Most likely it covers every bullet Nosler makes.
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Old December 28, 2015, 07:56 PM   #4
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Just looked at it the handgun and rifle info I use was unchanged from their #7 so I passed
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