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    11-15-2018, 06:56 PM
    Https://photos.app.goo.gl/51MirL3M43Ni1Gec8 A pic of the deer with a broom handle showing the bullet path
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    11-14-2018, 07:41 PM
    Congrats on a nice buck with a neat rifle
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    11-14-2018, 07:58 AM
    I did a metric ton of comparing 44 mag , 445 super mag and 444 marlin data and extrapolated from there. I went very cautiously and shot 10 at a time over the chrono looking for any large variations in velocity as a warning sign and looking for any...
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    11-11-2018, 10:33 PM
    Yes I have never tried to catch one of these slugs but I bet they will penetrate farther than one would expect , good to hear someone else can have problems judging the quartering to / quartering away thing , I especially seem to misjudge the...
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    11-11-2018, 06:45 PM
    25 gr of lil gun . No pressure signs in my gun but not a published load , so I can’t recommend anyone try it
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    11-11-2018, 05:22 PM
    Score another for the Lee c430-310rf. I am shooting the lee 310 out of a 444 marlin , cast of WQCOW gas checked , sized to 0.4315 . They test about 22 BHN with my Lee hardness tester . The present load I am shooting launches the boolit at 1700...
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    10-28-2018, 07:26 AM
    It will be my .444 marlin launching a lee 310 at 1700 FPS , I was out for the early muzzle loader season with my TC hawkens but no luck . I have taken a few grouse with my shot loads for the marlin but no luck on deer yet
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    10-21-2018, 08:37 AM
    Alternatively you can put a spacer under the bullet . This works well for me . I use 3 cereal box card wads under a short bullet in a 54/44 sabot , I think that the reason this helps with this combo is it gives a cleaner release from the sabot,
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check