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View Poll Results: If you could only have one powder?

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  • H4895

    34 5.36%
  • Bullseye

    32 5.05%
  • Unique

    324 51.10%
  • Varget

    18 2.84%
  • Benchmark

    4 0.63%
  • RL15

    3 0.47%
  • Red Dot

    54 8.52%
  • W 231

    17 2.68%
  • W748

    2 0.32%
  • H335

    6 0.95%
  • Lil'Gun

    2 0.32%
  • H4350

    6 0.95%
  • RL17

    1 0.16%
  • Other

    131 20.66%
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Thread: If you could have only one powder?

  1. #221
    Boolit Man
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    West Central AL
    I could get by with Unique. Would it be stellar in every thing I load for, no, but I could get by without being too handicapped.
    A bumble bee is considerable faster than a John Deere tractor

  2. #222
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    Red River Rick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
    Black Powder....................you can use it in any cartridge.
    "I Make the part.............................that makes the parts"

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  3. #223
    Boolit Buddy
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    North Salt Lake, UT
    UNIQUE for handguns and 4895 for rifles they dont compete but they cover everthing between them.

  4. #224
    Boolit Master Jack Stanley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    South of the north pole in the land of the falling waters
    Life would be harder without Unique . Once it's stabilized in the measure , Uniflow or Dillon , it works just fine for anything I've put it to .

    Buy it cheap and stack it deep , you may need it !

    Black Rifles Matter

  5. #225
    Boolit Master

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Middle Tennessee
    I just got a couple of jugs of BR-5, it is supposed to be a ball powder replacement of Unique. It sings in 9mm and .45 ACP. 7 grs of it in a 30-30 with a 150 gr. bullet is sheer range fun.

  6. #226
    Boolit Grand Master Nobade's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    SE WV
    Black powder of course. Any more it is the only powder I use so I'm there.

  7. #227
    Boolit Man
    Dekota56's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2020
    SW Pa. in the middle of the wooded hills
    I use mostly Bullseye, it works very well with my hand guns 45 Auto and my 9mm
    The Soldier that Volunteers, fighting for Country and his rights,
    makes the most reliable Soldier on Earth.

  8. #228
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Plymouth County, IA
    I would go with Smokes Wine Red, seem to give the best coverge for me!
    Take a kid to the range, you'll both be glad you did.

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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