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4 years 24 weeks ago, 11:14 AM

HampsterW

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I am going to hit the "toy store" today after work, anyone have any recomendation on what powder I should try. I have researched it all morning and the veriety and performance differences is mind boggling, fast burn, slow burn, temperature sensitivity etc.....by the way I will be using 50grn Hornaday composite tipped fmj bullets in .223.

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 11:47 AM

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Every gun has its own personality
Even 2 identical guns will shoot different
You will end up buying it all and trying it all
I used to load 2400 in my Ruger 44 mag
and Bullseye in my 38s
Be sure and log everything you load
and its results. A chronograph would be
great also.
ONE STEP AT A TIME
When I shot regular we had a fireworks stand
set up as a loading room. We would load turn
around and shoot.
Man the powder I've burned that way lol

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 11:49 AM

CharlesW

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Go work on my cannon
Later guys

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 11:56 AM

HampsterW

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and try it, it's not like I am loading match grade stuff yet.

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4 years 24 weeks ago, 1:18 PM

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If I'm not too late, start with winchester 748 for .223.

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