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Old May 28, 2012, 08:31 PM   #5
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All I know is 20g of IMR 4227 under 255g SWC is a darn good load using a CCI-350 primer . This isn't a 'hot' load either. It is my go to load at the moment in .45 Colt. I have not went higher with it, as I have no need for a hotter load. Around 1000fps is just right for me and I can shoot it in all my .45 Colt revolvers. I don't shoot jacketed so no experience there.

I did try it in .357 under 158g SWC, but I wasn't impressed... Tested from 10.2g to 14.0g. Again I don't shoot jacketed so no experience there.

A clinger. When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns. Single Action .45 Colt (Sometimes improperly referred to by its alias as the .45 'Long' Colt or .45LC). Don't leave home without it. Ok.... the .44Spec is growing on me ... but the .45 Colt is still king.
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