Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by Bob the nailer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:32 am

Dellet, thanks for running some numbers on this. Now to brew up some coffee and mull over this.

I've been checking the Wedge 180 H.P. and oddly enough the ogive to base consistancy is way better than the flat points.
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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by dellet » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:55 am

Bob the nailer wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:32 am
Dellet, thanks for running some numbers on this. Now to brew up some coffee and mull over this.

I've been checking the Wedge 180 H.P. and oddly enough the ogive to base consistancy is way better than the flat points.
I don’t have any of the hollow points, are they made from a different form, still 180 grains. Or are the 180’s drilled and weigh less?
Sounds like they are a completely different bullet.
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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by dellet » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:29 am

How are they different dimensionally?

They have to put the lead from the hole somewhere.

If they are the same external size and shape, then they are more dense and that may explain the better accuracy. Less chance of a void, better balance. Or they use a different alloy in the wire.
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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by bearcatrp » Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:26 pm

Are these for plinking or will they expand good for hunting? Since Hornady won't sell their 190 sub bullets, am looking for a similar weight bullet for sub reloading.

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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by Bob the nailer » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:08 pm

Others have tested them do a search for the posts. I talked to Shane at Rainier Ballistics and was told bolt F.P. & H.P. aere the same lead mix :|
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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by Bob the nailer » Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:56 am

Update on RL7 and Wedge 180's:

Had time Sunday morning to make a very quick trip to the shooting lane ( only 100 yards :| ) I bunped the load to 11.3 grains for the flat point and kept 11.2 grains for the hollow point, At 50 yards two shots in 1/2" then with a 7" drop out to 100 yards two shots in 3/4", Odin works gas block at 4 clicks out from closed. Again better grouping with the hollow points. With the ground thawing around here tractor work will take priority so who knows when I'll post again.
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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by savage308 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:22 pm

the best accuracy I have had in my novensky pistol gas upper was with factory hornadt sub-x 190 grain. only had 1 box so I took three
slow shots off of a bench at 100 yards and all holes touching. I have tried a lot of reloads and never anything near that good. I too am trying to find the type powder they used, but haven't had any luck so far. I have a load with 220 gr. plated barrys with 10.0 of wc690
that is a steady 2 inch.

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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by John A. » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:43 am

dellet wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:28 pm
No answer for the actual question, but this might help, searchable powder database. Photos, measurements included.

Link to H335
http://www.ilrc.ucf.edu/powders/sample_ ... der_id=768

Link to the search page
http://www.ilrc.ucf.edu/powders/search.php
Not sure how I missed this earlier, but that webpage is awesome dellet. Thanks for sharing that. I never knew that site even existed.
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Re: Hornady 190 sub-x powder?

Post by Vudogul » Wed May 22, 2019 8:42 am

I have never tried a volume conversion with an actual capacity and numbers also

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