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Old January 26, 2012, 12:52 PM   #1
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9mm 115 xtp & blue dot

Hello all first of all my name is Travis I'm new to this forum and very new to the art of reloading, my question is this has anyone loaded 9mm 115gr hornady xtp rounds with blue dot powder? Can someone please tell me what the starting load and max load would be for this load? Any and all imput here is welcome
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Old January 26, 2012, 04:23 PM   #2
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Per my Lyman manual...

115 JHP 1.09 OAL
6.8-7.6(compressed) max
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Old January 26, 2012, 09:40 PM   #3
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6.8g starting load. I run 7g all the time with my Hornady 115g XTP's in my Beretta 92 and Glock 19. Good luck and be safe!
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Old January 26, 2012, 11:41 PM   #4
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Hey thanks for the replies, starting at 6.8grs makes a lot more sense to me, my nosler reloading guide #6 was saying that 115gr jhp such as the xtp could be loaded with 7.5 starting-8.5max for blue dot, I thought this sounded awful hot, any thoughts about this info? Or am I maybe missing something obvious?
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