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by savage308
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: IMR 4227 for supers and subs???
Replies: 22
Views: 1278

Re: IMR 4227 for supers and subs???

imr 4227 was my secret load but now that the cats out of the bag I will tell you that in my 14" upper 9.0 grains ,wolf srm primers and berrys 220
plated bullets work very well. cycles and sub-sonic and accurate
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by savage308
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Lockdown loading
Replies: 36
Views: 1784

Re: Lockdown loading

things really haven't changed for me. I retired 3 years ago at age 57 and all I do is reload and shoot on my own property
{ honey do when I have to}. it is harder to get primers lately.
by savage308
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Hornady 190 gr Sub-X load data
Replies: 55
Views: 23602

Re: Hornady 190 gr Sub-X load data

I found some success at last with the hornady 190 subx. my gun is noveske 14" pistol gas and the load that shot 1" in 10 shots was 10.0 shooters world socom powder in factory pnw brass that have cci 41 primers. ( or so that is the primers they said were in them.) very quiet , no unburned powder and ...
by savage308
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Weight ranges for powders
Replies: 4
Views: 419

Re: Weight ranges for powders

Has anyone created a good list of powder characteristics and weight ranges for 300blk? I've got 1680, n110 and n120 on the way and have an 8 of trail boss and h110. Trying to order some bullets and I've went through alot of the data. Been digging though the archives for the past week. Just because ...
by savage308
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Hornady 190 gr Sub-X load data
Replies: 55
Views: 23602

Re: Hornady 190 gr Sub-X load data

powder burn rates differ based on the amount of volume in the case. some powders sometimes act opposite than usual when you use less powder for the same boolit and C.O.A.L. . an example is H110 which gets dangerous when you download it too much VS. IMR 4198 which can safely be cut in half in most ca...
by savage308
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Light Weight subsonic Single Shot Loads
Replies: 49
Views: 76903

Re: Light Weight subsonic Single Shot Loads

rifle : side charging ar15 generic upper & 16" barrel bullet: my cast 160 lee air cooled wheel weights with blue powdercoating powder charge : 4.0 gr. promo case : converted 5.56 primer : ginex sr coal : 2.000 light lee FCD on last driving band very quiet and very accurate in my gun .the side chargi...
by savage308
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: What's your subsonic plinking bullet of choice
Replies: 16
Views: 3661

Re: What's your subsonic plinking bullet of choice

berrys 220 or my own LEE 230 powder coated
by savage308
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: 230 gr cast polycoat subs
Replies: 11
Views: 1421

Re: 230 gr cast polycoat subs

try 11.0 of s.w. blackout or accurate 1680
by savage308
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: What's causing this?
Replies: 9
Views: 923

Re: What's causing this?

seating die is too far down. raise the die and then you can adjust the seating stem back down to get the O.A.L. you want.
by savage308
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Adjusting crimp distance on case using Lee Factory Crimp Die
Replies: 13
Views: 1222

Re: Adjusting crimp distance on case using Lee Factory Crimp Die

the lee factory crimp die is designed to work on bullets with or without a crimp grove. if done lightly it gives a consistant bullet release to give
you better accuracy. some reloaders crimp too much and deform jackets.