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Old March 25, 2010, 03:44 PM   #1
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Low Flash powder

Looking for a low flash powder for my S&W #25 magnaported 2.5" barrel.
I am going to use 255 gr bullets.
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Old March 25, 2010, 07:49 PM   #2
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If 'flash' is muzzle flash, http://findarticles.com/p/articles/m.../ai_n27380935/ .
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Old March 26, 2010, 08:48 AM   #3
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unquestionable

Vihtavuori N350 offers the lowest flash of any powder I've (yet) tested in 45 ACP (and I've tested many ).
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Old March 26, 2010, 12:38 PM   #4
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Solo 1000

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Old March 26, 2010, 04:19 PM   #5
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Thanks to all, especially Jeffreybehr....good and interesting link.
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Old March 26, 2010, 05:01 PM   #6
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also, making sure the powder isn't burning past the muzzle will help. In your case, maybe even a bit short of the muzzle so that it's not burning @ the ports
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Old March 27, 2010, 09:03 PM   #7
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The OP isn't talking about a solid-breach handgun here. The revolver's cylinder gap flash is the most bothersome and dazzling to the shooter in low light. Since this happens at near-peak pressure the powder will still be burning fully, no way around it. The gap flash is also quite visible to the target, although the muzzle flash is usually brighter from that vantage point....


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Old March 27, 2010, 09:22 PM   #8
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Low flash

Have a look at VV N-110 I use it in 357 and 44 mag for that very reason.It gives near top velocities also.It will burn clean as well.
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