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Mixing H4895 and Varget

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by Belmont148, Apr 14, 2013.

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  1. Belmont148

    Belmont148 Member

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    Oops, I mixed a little H4895 with Varget. It was about 180 grains of H4895 into a 1 pound jug of Varget. did I just waste a very expensive and scarce bottle of powder?
     
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    I'd say you now have a pound of fertilizer.

    i would not use it.
     
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    Just say no!

    There will be some posters who say "use it". :eek:
    But remember, they're not at the end of the rifle, you are.

    I know, it sucks.
    But I'll bet you won't do it again.
    (learned from a similar experience.)
    NEVER, NEVER have 2 powders out at the same time.

    Please stay safe.
     
  4. Belmont148

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    Really? But they load within 1% of each other and I only added about 4% ratio. I also load to the middle of the charge range for my gun. I think I could scoop out the top portion before having to waste it all. Just hard to do for such a little bit when I can't find powder anywhere.
     
  5. Belmont148

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    It's thrown out. Consider the thread closed. I don't want to start a big debate like I read in some other threads. Better safe than sorry. Thanks guys.:)
     
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    If you want to try and reason the mistake in such a manner, that it justifies your desire to use it, then do so, it's your body and firearm. This is a mistake you made the result of failing to adhere to one of the rules of reloading, and now you want to break a second rule? No support here.
    GS
     
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