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Old 08-03-2012, 08:02   #10
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Originally Posted by Taterhead View Post
Nick, not to be argumentative, but I want to make sure that it is known that starting at 9.4 grains is about 7 tenths above the powder manufacturer's MAX. With emperically observed powder inconsistencies, I would recommend something much lower as a place to start. No harm in starting lower except a few bucks of burned up components. I have personally observed smiles at 9.1 and nasty smiles at 9.6 gr. This is the only load combo to give excessive pressure symptoms in my gun.
Thanks for catching me on that, Tater. You are completely and 100% right.... I was tired when I responded and didn't even check the load.

To the OP, Tater is right.... Start with a book load. It is the prudent thing to do. Every weapon system is different.
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