April 3rd, 2011, 05:36 PM
Join Date: Feb 2011
Powders such as 4895, 4064, Varget, Reloader 15, and some "Sveedish Vito" powders are good choices, maybe better than IMR 3031, but 3031 shot so good for me I never saw any reason to change.
I used it for my hunting loads as well in the 308.
I could have got higher velocities with some other powders...
IMR 3031 was very accurate, I killed antelope at 550 yards to deer at 25 yards.
If I bought a 308 that did not shoot that load good I would have sold it. To this day, it is still my 308 load of choice.