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    Boolit Grand Master 303Guy's Avatar
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    Oct 2008
    New Zealand
    I'm glad you asked this question as I have been contemplating H4198 for my 303 Brits with paper patch. I've been using H4227 and have a spare can of it but the slower 4198 sounds like a better option.

    So 4198 works in the hornet? Good to know. Mine gets Lil'Gun under jacketed's and it's no slouch (55gr @ 2740 fps!) I'm wanting to try cast in it again.
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    Boolit Buddy
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    H-4198 woks great in my 40-60 Chaparral 215gn. rnfp cast .406 dia.

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    Boolit Bub

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    I use alot of it for reduced loads in 30-30, 06, 270, with J word boolits. Saves wear and tear on my Model 54 and 95 in 06, pleasant to shood and reasonably accurate. Also H4895 works well too

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    Boolit Grand Master Texas by God's Avatar
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    I just ran out and I will get more. IMR 4198 is very useful.

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    Boolit Grand Master Outpost75's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Daiute View Post
    Closest I get to pistols is M1 Carbine. Your thoughts? Too slow?
    It will work in the .30 Carbine Ruger, but velocity is low and you will get unburned powder. Works OK as long as you keep muzzle elevated while poking out empties, then spin cylinder with gate open and blow out loose powder before reloading.

    Attachment 230777

    Cast Bullet Loads in Ruger Blackhawk Revolver and US .30 Caliber M1 Carbine

    Ammunition__________Ruger 7-1/2”________US M1 Carbine 18”

    Accurate 31-100T

    7.4 grs. AutoComp_____1527, 11Sd, 29ES_____1692, 16, 54 Most accurate REVOLVER load
    14.0 grs. IMR4227_____1524, 12, 35_________1858, 13, 33
    14.0 grs. IMR4198_____1178. 52, 125________1526, 30, 108
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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