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Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by steve4102, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
    There is a "Rumor" going around that Alliant is phasing out R-15 and removing it from their line-up. Can anyone either confirm or deny this. I was going to "Ask Alliant", but their web site no-worky for me.

    I have read that their new AR-Comp will be R-15's replacement?
  2. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    I dunno but its gonna piss me off if they do. I have a 1/4 MOA load developed with RX15 and 168 gr SMKs in my .308..

  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    BTW steve I got all that ammo. The .300 WM was a godsend. I have a project i needed the brass for. PM me what I owe ya and ill get ya taken care of.
  4. Hammerslagger

    Hammerslagger New Member

    Jul 30, 2009
    I called but their customer service man who would know is out of his office all week. Try next week if I can remember.
  5. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    I highly doubt it. RL15 is one of they're most popular powder. Hell I have 3 pounds of it in my reloading room. It is a great 308 win 168 175 gr powder.
  6. res45

    res45 Member

    Sep 21, 2007
    AR-Comp designed for AR style rifles and has load data for about 5 calibers mostly .224 dia. bullets.

    RL-15 Works with all action types and has load data for 40+ calibers with bullet dia. from .224 to 8mm.

    Not a smart business move to throw that many customers under the bus to replace it with a powder they can't use.
  7. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    If they do ya'll need to know VARGET is a crappy powder. Just throwing that out there.
  8. Skipper

    Skipper Well-Known Member

    From Alliant: