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Old December 20, 1999, 03:22 PM   #1
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I just bought some Hodgdon HS-6, never used it before, allways a Winchester 231 and 296
fan,same with primers all Winchester, so I
buy this powder to use in heavy 12 ga. field
loads and also because it seems to be for most pistol calibers, but all manuals I read say to use CCI 500 primers, only read Hodgdon and Speer, 7.5 gr. seems to be max
with HS-6 in 9mm 115 gr. FMJ, would 6.5 be a safe start with Winchester SP primers?
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Old December 21, 1999, 02:27 PM   #2
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zot, i like hs6 with 147 gr lead. sundog

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Old December 21, 1999, 04:24 PM   #3
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hmmm? what would be a safe starting load with
HS-6 in 9mm with a 115 grain FMJ bullet?
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Old December 21, 1999, 06:04 PM   #4
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Modern Reloading by Lee has HS6 with a 115 gr. 9mm Jacketed bullet starting load at 6.7 gr. and max load of 7.0 gr.
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Old December 21, 1999, 09:57 PM   #5
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Lyman 47th lists loads for a 115-gr jacketed HP, but nothing for a FMJ.

On the chance that it will help, they list 5.7 gr of HS6 for a suggested start, and 7.2 gr as a maximum load for the JHP.
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Old December 21, 1999, 10:04 PM   #6
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5.7 gr.s is the start I'll use, seems all the
manuals have different starting weights,
thanks all,
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Old December 22, 1999, 08:34 AM   #7
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Let us know how that works out, and happy shooting!
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