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Old September 8, 2012, 10:03 PM   #1
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9MM Luger and 2400 powder?

Has anyone used 2400 in a 9mm? Just wondering here. I see 2400 for almost everything, but the 9mm, why? Burns to slow? Thanks!
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Old September 8, 2012, 10:33 PM   #2
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Too slow is the correct answer.

2400 is for magnum pistols and some rifle applications.

Bullseye, Power Pistol, and Unique are some examples of what you want for 9mm.
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Old September 9, 2012, 09:31 AM   #3
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Ok, thanks, I thought so.
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Old September 9, 2012, 10:37 AM   #4
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There really isn't enough room inside the tiny 9mm case to make proper use of 2400 powder. I would imagine that someone has tried it, but I've never seen any published data for it.

The old Speer manuals (which had a deserved reputation for some sticky-warm loads) used to publish some warm .38 Special loads using Hercules 2400, but that case is quite a bit larger in capacity.
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