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Recommendations for 40 S&W 165 grain plated FN?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Skykevver, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Skykevver

    Skykevver Proud American

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    I recently ran out of Hogdon Universal and bought a bottle of Accurate No.5 to try in my 40S&W loads. I am using 165 grain Rainier FN plated bullets and haven't found a load recommendation for that bullet & powder. Anybody have good experience with a specific number of grains of No.5 powder with that bullet? I don't have a chrony yet or I would set up at a range and test some loads to find the optimum. I'm hoping someone has had some experience they would be willing to share...would be most grateful for it.


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  2. shotgunred

    shotgunred local trouble maker

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    Throw the Accurate No.5 away! Accurate No.5 and glock 40 do not like each other. Use some WSF or WST, or PP or even some WIN 231.