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Old November 1, 2000, 02:46 AM   #1
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I'm looking for the best loads for target practice with my Cimarron Model "P". My goal is maximum accuracy while keeping a low pressure. Right now I'm using 250 gr. leadheads over about 9.5 gr. of Accurate No. 5. Is Unique better?
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Old November 1, 2000, 10:07 AM   #2
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GRH,

In my Rugers, I've had very good luck with 200 grain SWC bullets and 7.2 grains Bullseye.

Fairly soft shooting and has been accurate in everything I've tried it on.

Good Luck...

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Old November 1, 2000, 06:14 PM   #3
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GRH

I’ve used 5.2 grains of Titegroup and 4.2 grains of Clays with 250 grain lead bullets. Both shoot nicely out of my Ruger Blackhawk, If I had to chose between the two, I’d go with Titegroup – it seems a bit more consistent.
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Old November 2, 2000, 02:45 AM   #4
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I have had results that were very good with Unique. I think 8.5 grains for a light load with a 255 gr. bullet. No leading at all.
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Old November 2, 2000, 08:31 AM   #5
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Suggest Bullseye, TiteGroup, or Universal Clays, TiteGroup as first choice.....finish using Redding Profile Crimp die.

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Old November 2, 2000, 04:42 PM   #6
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Is Unique better? It could be. I have had great luck with 8gr of Unique under a 250gr RNFP out of my Colt SAA. Lately I have been messing with TiteGroup and I like it too. It burns cleaner and it meters more consistently in my 550. Actually I should say that my Rossi 92 prefers the TiteGroup but I get slightly better groups out of the Colt when I use Unique. I have used Unique for so long that it is easy to recall how much I use, but I can't seem to recall exactly how much TG I use. The difference in the Colt's groups is negligible for the type of shooting I do so I will be sticking with TG for a while. Of course, Unique will always have a place on my bench!

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Old November 3, 2000, 10:57 AM   #7
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Jack,


Might give Universal Clays a try. Easy-metering very-clean-burning almost-the-exact-same-burn-rate alternative to Unique.

Really.
And really good. I've retired Unique.

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