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Old June 11, 2001, 06:52 AM   #1
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loads for metallic targets

I'm currently shooting 9mm, 115 g round nose bullet, 5.1 g of Win 231 propellant, and am tired of punching holes in paper. I want to shoot metallic targets in a wooded area at a friends. Anyone offer any advise on safe load at a given distance from metal target, thickness of the plate, etc. I'm not interested in competative shooting just want to hear something "clank" or move. Thanks........ctrbull
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Old June 12, 2001, 07:19 AM   #2
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Your load should be OK. Plate thickness is 1/2 inch and 6 to 8 inches dia. Beware of splash back, or the round bounceing back at you off the plate.
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