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  • Guncrank's Avatar
    08-07-2019, 01:00 PM
    Bird, Appreciate the good info! I did notice that I neglected to include the charge weight for the 400g Speer boolet, that's been edited in.
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    08-01-2019, 08:36 PM
    I purchased Data-2200 back in the late 90's early 2000's and long about 2015/16 somewhere I had burned through the last of my supply. So, I picked up a new production jug of AA-2200 (at popular price's). I'm pleased to report that I've not been able...
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    07-30-2019, 04:28 PM
    TCLouis, The data above for the 300g Hornady pill is within published data. The others are over that recommended by Western/Accurate Arms Powders. As stated I had no luck with Cast lead. No Coated have yet been harmed by me.
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    07-30-2019, 04:07 PM
    Bird, Sorry it took me so long to rediscover and respond to your question. All brass used below is StarLine. All loads were developed for the long barreled H&R Buffalo gun. Hornady 300g HP (#4500), CCI-200, AA-2200 @ 54.0g, COAL= 2.545" gave...
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    07-30-2019, 11:48 AM
    From the book "Principles and Practice of Reloading Ammunition" by Earl Naramore, Copyright 1954, pages: 664-669 "Annealing Cartridge Cases in Reloading" Mr. Naramore starts out by stating: "I do not recommend that anyone reloading any standard...
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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