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Old September 2, 2000, 07:08 PM   #1
schlickenmeyer
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I have some bullets that I cannot find exact load data for. like 147 gr. and 169 gr.
Do I then go to the next highest listed load?
all my books say use exact loads only, and that's not data I can find...
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Old September 2, 2000, 08:08 PM   #2
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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by schlickenmeyer:
I have some bullets that I cannot find exact load data for. like 147 gr. and 169 gr.
Do I then go to the next highest listed load?
all my books say use exact loads only, and that's not data I can find...
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Ocassionally Ive had that problem myself. One of my books ,I forget which, posts load data that can be used with 2 bullet weights, example: 165 grainers and 168 grainers. I think if you play it conservative you'll be ok. Just use the next highest bullet weight and go easy.
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Old September 3, 2000, 07:33 AM   #3
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You also need to make sure that the bullets you are using load data from have about the same base and bearing surface. If not pressures can change fast. (I hope I said that clearly, it's early still for me).
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Old September 3, 2000, 09:06 AM   #4
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For the 147 grain bullets use 150 grain data, and for the 169 grain bullets use the 168 grain data. As Watchman said be conservative said you should be ok. Always start at the starting loads and work up watching carefully for pressure signs.

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Old September 3, 2000, 10:59 AM   #5
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What Watchman said.
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