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Old August 8, 2011, 10:42 PM   #11
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Well, I decided to go ahead with 4.4 grains of Bullseye. I went with the Speer recommendation on COAL -- 1.435". I also learned some things:
  1. Plated is way cleaner than lead (was doing lead HBWCs before)!
  2. Finally got my process for setting the seating die right, so no "factory seconds"!
  3. My powder measure is more consistent getting 4.4 grains than the 2.7 I was measuring for the HBWCs (is this normal?)
Did I get the seating depth right (or at least OK)? I made only two cylinders' full (14 rounds total) for testing, in case I got it wrong. Here's my result:

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