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Old January 20, 2006, 05:39 PM   #1
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Winchester AA Plus Powder

Does anyone out there have loading data for this powder? It's an old shotgun/handgun powder and I acquired a lot of it.It's still in sealed plastic bottles so I figure it's still good.Winchester won't give me any data because it's discontinued.Can anyone help??
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Old January 20, 2006, 09:13 PM   #2
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What gun? I shot some of it in 12 ga but preferred 700X, so I shot the rest in .38 Special and .45 ACP. Loaded by guess and chronograph because I could not find pressure tested pistol loads.
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Old January 21, 2006, 11:27 AM   #4
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I used the AA Plus left after shotshell trials in .38 Special, on the grounds that the ammo would be shot in .357 magnum revolvers so there would be a large safety margin.

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158 gr lead + 3.6 gr AA+ = 768 - 816 fps depending on bullet whether wax-lubed cast or moly coated, and gun whether 4" Colt or 5" S&W.

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