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Powder Test Results - Advice?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by doc540, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. doc540

    doc540

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    recap: trying to find a heavier bullet for metal silhouettes that's as accurate as the Rem factory .38 +P 125gr SJC HP's.

    Even factoring in my limited shooting skills and a low-budget rest, it doesn't appear to me that either of these two powders will work well with 158gr SWC's. :(

    Back to the drawing board, I guess.

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    I'm open to any and all feedback.
     
  2. Boxerglocker

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    I would not expect to get the same accuracy from a SWC as a JHP especially if you are not running them at the same power factor.

    Based on you pics the W321 load looks promising I would work loads at .5g increments from there get a chrono. Accuracy can be a fine line between over or under pressure conditions.
     

    Last edited: Dec 2, 2012

  3. doc540

    doc540

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    Thanks

    I have 100 rounds of Speer 158 grain JSP.

    What Win231 or Unique powder load would you recommend I try with them?