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Old February 27, 2007, 03:11 PM   #1
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Need help, loading 450 Marlin

Have a 450 Marlin... need to know if anyone has loaded it with more then 52 Gr; N133? (300 Gr Bullet)
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Old February 27, 2007, 05:57 PM   #2
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If there is any question about safe, don't do it. It applies to anything.

I use 52 grains of 3031 in mine, which is an Encore handgun with a 15 inch barrel. Use 70 and some on the .458 of the same bullet and powder.

No pressure problems!

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Old February 28, 2007, 06:09 AM   #3
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Thanks for the opinion. Took it to the range... lots of fun, been saving the brass. On one of the trips, another shooter, had one also. He was measuring his 300 gr rounds for speed. He was claiming... he was getting 2500fps out of his hand loads. I did not believe him... so I watched his Chronograph. It showed 2460+!
Talked with a Gun Dealer in Montana. He was claiming that the guides were using hot loaded 450 Marlins. Claimed, that the hot rounds were dropping the large animals. The Montana Smith, had not heard one complaint about the 450. Not sure how honest he was? It appears, he knew what he was talking aboout.
I am kinda on the conservative side. I need to know if anyone else has been loading any hot 450 Rounds?

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