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Old May 24, 2019, 04:03 PM   #26
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I defiantly will be loading something that won't make me want to stop shooting after 20 rounds. A comfortable put some holes in paper round.
IME, 2400 is more versatile for mid-range to magnum loads, IMR 4227 gets about 200 fps more velocity at the top end but doesn't do as well in the milder loads. I load cast lead and mild jacketed loads with Unique, and use 2400 for "sorta hot" loads. Full house loads get Blue Dot or 296. I gave up trying to use just one powder for puffball to potent loads.
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Old May 24, 2019, 09:43 PM   #27
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I have used a lot of different powders with the 44 Mag.

H4227 is usually compressed in my loads with magnum primers.

Alliant 2400 is the most versatile for me since I load a lot of cast bullets.

I have used Unique a little but don't care much for it.

Hunting loads get H110 with heavy jacketed bullets.

The one powder that I won't use in it is LilGun. It burns really hot and will gas cut the top strap in short order. I have a Blackhawk 357 that did it.
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Old May 24, 2019, 11:46 PM   #28
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Can't go wrong owning a can of 2400.

I think one of my standard loads was 18g 2400 with a 240 g hardcast because you can go up from there...
Going down, I use Unique

For maximum pain, H110 or Lil Gun worked for me.

All in all... 2400 is very versatile and with 231, Unique and Bullseye you can make most anything work.

I somehow never loved IMR4227 although it's versatile too if you also want to shoot rifles.
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Old May 25, 2019, 05:39 AM   #29
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AA#9 or 2400 works for me on my Hornady LNL..

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