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    Scar 20s Load Development

    Here is my first round of handloads for the Scar 20 (topped off with a NF 4-32, NF mount). I am using primed Lake city brass, IMR 4064, Hornady 178 BTHP. I have attached a photo of the results. There was an interesting group at 41.5 grains. Now I am no expert shooter, shooting from a bench is a little awkward for me (there is no option to go prone, have to shoot from the bench)

    I am going to load up some more rounds for the 41.5 and some at 41.4 and 41.6 and see what happens.
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    Last edited by Brennerman; 05-18-2020 at 07:33 PM.


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    what kind of velocities?
    have you used varget? it should be similar, but may be more temp tolerant shooting from a hot gun.
    FN SCAR® 20S : Leupold Mark 5HD 3.6-18x44 H59 : Bobro Engineering SCAR Dual Lever Mount : Surefire – MB762SSAL/RE Muzzle Brake : Accu-Tac SR-5 G2 bipod

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    I didn't have the space to setup my chronograph at this range. I have to go out of state to get to an open one.

    I haven't used Varget as of yet. I will look into trying some out.

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