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Old January 28, 2005, 04:32 PM   #1
PDshooter
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Favorite 218Bee load ?

Dose anybody have a favorite 218Bee load I'm shooting from a 15in. contender Bull Barry barrel. Been using 12.5Gr IMR-4227 powder 45GR bullets.
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Old February 6, 2005, 03:40 PM   #2
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My fav is 13 gr. IMR 4227 and a Sierra 45 gr. semi pointed in my Winchester model 43. This load has taken over a thousand Pa. woodchucks over the years.
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Old February 6, 2005, 04:28 PM   #3
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I have not tried it in my bee yet but hodgdon llil gun shoots great in my hornet with small pistol primers,don't have to fool with log type powder.
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Old February 7, 2005, 12:29 AM   #4
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My Hornet in a 10" Contender likes 9 grs lil gun w/45 grain sierra. This is a load I use in silhouette. The rifle gets 12.5 grs of the same stuff. That's all I can get in without spilling powder everywhere. Your Bee might like it, also.
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