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Old 09-05-2013, 21:07   #26
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Power Pistol is a tiny bit slower powder than unique. Used primarily for pistol loads. Does not seem to get much love for revolver loads. I like PP myself.
I recognize velocity may not be everything the OP is seeking, but lots of guys trying to duplicate loads like the Buffalo Bore +p stuff are getting close with PP. I recall Brian Pearce in the handloading magazine had some pretty stout .38sp within safe pressures.
Again, I'm no reloader , just wondering if PP fits in the discussion.
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Old 09-05-2013, 21:33   #27
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Unique for .38 special and mid-range .357 mag.

2400 if you want to go hot with the magnums.
this is what i use in my handguns, with great results, been useing it for along time. good luck





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Old 09-05-2013, 22:44   #28
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I recognize velocity may not be everything the OP is seeking, but lots of guys trying to duplicate loads like the Buffalo Bore +p stuff are getting close with PP. I recall Brian Pearce in the handloading magazine had some pretty stout .38sp within safe pressures.
Again, I'm no reloader , just wondering if PP fits in the discussion.
Would not surprise me really. PP is a very good powder for mid to max loads in pistol cartridges. Although I have used it with success with light loads. I even use it in .380. Meters well and burns pretty darn clean. Downside is it is a flashy powder.
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Old 09-05-2013, 22:59   #29
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I think I would stay away from 2400 with the 110 grain bullets.
What about all of the others I mentioned? Unique, Universal, Winchester 231, HP-38. (110 grain Sierra bullet in a J frame)
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Old 09-14-2013, 06:18   #30
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7.5 grains WSF in .357 magnum is a good load pretty accurate as well!
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:33   #31
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7.5 grains WSF in .357 magnum is a good load pretty accurate as well!
Fine in a j frame right?
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Old 09-18-2013, 15:05   #32
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Trail Boss is mild for just plinking. It is bulky too so not much chance of a double charge.
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:07   #33
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Fine in a j frame right?
Hmmm i don't know I was using a 4" 686+
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Old 09-20-2013, 08:06   #34
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Hmmm i don't know I was using a 4" 686+
That's L frame.
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:54   #35
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That's L frame.
Lol I thought he was asking me
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Old 09-20-2013, 13:18   #36
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Lol I thought he was asking me
Sorry I stole your thunder. Didn't check the context. You did say you didn't know.
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Old 09-20-2013, 13:20   #37
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I've had good results with 6gr of PP under a 135gr SB Gold Dot per Speer's recommendation. It's +P.
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I've had good results with 6gr of PP under a 135gr SB Gold Dot per Speer's recommendation. It's +P.
Power Pistol? How do you think that would do in the J frame?
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:22   #39
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Power Pistol? How do you think that would do in the J frame?
That's what I use it in. Works fine.
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Unique for .38 special and mid-range .357 mag.

2400 if you want to go hot with the magnums.
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Its aint a mag unless its got Mag powder
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