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Old April 28, 2012, 10:07 AM   #76
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Will be toying with seating depth on my .223 load for yotes. Trying to reduce the groups to under a half inch, they were .725 last time. Wish me luck!
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Old April 28, 2012, 12:27 PM   #77
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.41 mag

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100 rounds - 19.5 grns H-110 under 210 grn Speer gold dot = 1300 fps
100 rounds - 8.5 grns Green Dot under 215 grn Hard Cast swc = 1050 fps
50 rounds - .300 Savage, 38 grns BLC-2 under 110grn pointed gas check = 2600fps
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Old April 28, 2012, 02:07 PM   #78
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Wow, lots of new loaders! Welcome to the affliction! Been under the weather lately so sticking my head thru the door of my loading room is probably all I'll manage. Thanks for the vicarious pleasure, especially the new reloaders.
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Old April 28, 2012, 04:39 PM   #79
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I just put the finishing touches on some more test loads for the Mark X .243 win. I'm using a 100 Grn Sierra Gameking, with 47.4 grains of Supreme 780, it shoots about 9 tenths of an inch at 100 yds (4 rounds), so now I'm adjusting COAL and testing that.
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Old April 29, 2012, 12:52 AM   #80
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Ran off 800 rounds of 7.62 x 51 this afternoon and linked it up this evening. Gonna take the 1919A4 out this weekend.
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Old April 29, 2012, 01:13 AM   #81
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Just finished 100 rds of SPH 120gr in 260 remington. 40 rnds of 45/120 brass in tumbler for loading in NE.
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Old April 29, 2012, 12:32 PM   #82
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Just got done loading a work up of 9mm for my Walther. Win 115gr FMJ over Titegroup ranging from 3.7-4.2.

Tried the Unique an it seemed to have a lot of "push" to it with a lot of recoil. I'm looking for a quick pop with some accuracy. Hoping the Titegroup will work. About to on the way to the range.
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Old April 29, 2012, 01:40 PM   #83
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Just loaded up some test rounds of 55gr Midway Dogtowns with H4895 and H335 for my Varmint AR. These have been making nice little holes at 100 yrds but down range ballistics don't come close to the 53gr V-Max that I've been using, but something to play with at the range. I also just ordered some 55gr Z-Max to test.
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Old April 29, 2012, 10:43 PM   #84
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150 .45acp 230g fmj 6.2g AutoComp, 100 9mm 115g fmj 5.2g AutoComp
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Old April 29, 2012, 10:50 PM   #85
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Been working on a load of 9mm to replace that burned by a nice, solid range day one week ago. I sent 500 rounds of 9 in to steel plates last week... 290 from a Taurus PT-99AF, 200 from my Norinco T213 and 10 rounds through a buddy's Kahr CW-9.

On Monday, I began replenishing that supply and when the dust settled this evening, I had 1,100 rounds of it loaded. Satisfied with that, I quickly turned out 300 rounds of .38 Super.

I think I'm going to roll a little .45 Colt. Why not? The evening is young!
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Old April 29, 2012, 11:01 PM   #86
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put together 50 rds for my 38-40 Ruger - 180 gr LRNFP and 8 gr of Unique.
Put toghether another 25 rds with 215 gr LSWC resized from 41 caliber to.401

loaded up some 45 LC I'm working on a slightly higher Unique load (my standard has been 8.5, but 9 looks a little better)

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Old April 30, 2012, 12:32 AM   #87
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Today about 50 243's

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Old May 3, 2012, 10:43 PM   #88
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Loaded up some fodder for the new .50 Beowulf today. 34.5gr Lil' Gun behind 350gr Berry's. Hoping to touch them off sometime in the next few days:

Oh, and I had a little helper My 3 year old seated her first bullet today. She helps me sort brass all the time. I had to help a little to get the bullet fully seated:
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Old May 4, 2012, 12:06 AM   #89
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no loading today...actually went to range and sent about 300 rounds down range tonight!! Tumbler is busy tonight.....
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Old May 4, 2012, 07:56 AM   #90
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Last night finished 200 .44Spec. Tonight I hope I have time to load a 100 .45 Colt cases.
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Old May 10, 2012, 07:34 PM   #91
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Finished off a box of Berry's 9mm 124grain HBFP over 3.9-4.0 grains of N320 at 1.100". I highly recommend as a light target load (1000fps out of a P89)

I am moving on to a new load tomorrow for my wife's 3" .357 SP101. 38cal 148grain Berry's HBWC. Her favorite load by far is lead 148gr HBWC seated flush over 3grains of HP38 (720fps). Any recommendations? I am looking to recreate the feel and performance of that load, but cleaner (obviously). I have N320 and HP38 on hand.

I am hoping the 3grains of hp38 will work well so I can use the same setup but we will see.
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Old May 11, 2012, 01:00 PM   #92
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Just 100rnds of 357Mag with 125JHP over 17.5g 2400.
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Old May 11, 2012, 01:27 PM   #93
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Today Ive been getting cartridges ready to load 45 acp 230 gr rn lead, first time loading lead. Ran 500 9mm last week. Ive been lazy all winter, when I should have been doing all my loading for the summer, but I played video games instead.
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Old May 11, 2012, 08:46 PM   #94
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Latest loads are 40 6mmBR for my benchrest rifle. 30 grains of Varget, CCI BR primers, Lapua brass, and Berger 80 grain bullets.

It's early in the benchrest game for me, but it shot sub-MOA first time out, and a couple of rounds were touching at 100 yards. A work in progress, but most of it due to me not shooting much in the last several years. I think this load is a winner, I just need to shoot more.

My shooting buddy outshot me with my own rifle. He had two rounds touching with the same loads at 100 yards.

The rifle and the load look to be keepers.
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Old May 12, 2012, 05:12 PM   #95
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I've been playing around with some 2400 for my .357

I'm not sure which is more fun, reloading or shooting up ammo to have something to reload.

Other than that, just cleaning lots of brass.
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Old May 14, 2012, 12:58 PM   #96
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.41 Rem Mag

Just finished 50 .41 rem mags.

I used Starline brass with CCI 300 primes. I seated 250 gr WLRN bullets from Cast Performance over 19.0 gr of W296.

I hope to shoot them soon!
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Old May 15, 2012, 03:17 AM   #97
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Working up loads with a new to me powder.

124gr LRN
124gr Berry HBRN
147gr X-Treme RN
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Old May 16, 2012, 07:48 PM   #98
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Another AA #5: .45 Colt/250 Oregon Trail RNFP/10.6 grains AA #5. It's my "field" load, just under 1,000 fps from a 6 1/2" Blackhawk. Loaded another 50 this evening.
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Old May 16, 2012, 08:40 PM   #99
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the same thing i do everyday, pinky... 9mm, 147gr lead FP over 3.4gr WSF. made 200 the other day, and shot them all up. have to make 200 more before the match next weekend.
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Old May 17, 2012, 09:16 AM   #100
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Working on some 30 carbine. I'm loading up about 1700 rds for my bro-in-law

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