Manuals dont say anything about performance from shorter barrels, to me it would make sense that the faster burning powders would do best in barrels under three inches. I won't do a poll, as it would take 20 choices and I would still leave out somebody's favorite. Bullseye; if you want accuracy & precision. I could load .38 spl completely with BE and no other powder. I use it in 9mm, 45 acp, 10mm and I may even give it a shot in. & finances were slim.

This load shoots very well in a variety of 38 and 357 Magnum pistols in which it has been tried over the years. I've wondered if a stouter load would have worked better. I am also finding Winchester WST to make a good powder for .38, .45 and 12 gauge, but the loading data is kinda scarce. I use Win231 for 38s. I'll have to start wayy low and come up with this one, should have bought 50 extra to play with. Unique didn't burn as clean as P5055. Very clean burning too.

Titegroup would be my second choice, and after that SOLO 1000 or Nitro 100. In a Circuit Judge rifle, I use 296 with a 300-grain hollow base bullet to good effect. The power of a full load of BP in a large capacity case should not be discounted. In a 357, 41, and 44 mag using light bullets at high speeds then I will grab some Blue Dot. Generally, ammunition does not go ‘bad’ unless subjected to moisture. If you still feel you are qualified to post in those subforums, please contact "Shane Tuttle" (the mod for that portion of TFL) via Private Message for assistance. In '81 my shooting buddy finished 14th. Their health and their love.I love The people I have gotten to meet in sass and the ones that have just talked to on the wire.I do like to shoot and pick on people at the shoot.I love the hugs I get and the ones I will get when I meet some on you people.

I have recently been doing a lot of experimentation with standard and +P 38 Special loads. 32 H&R Magnum. bullseye,red dot then unique- in that order. They are all similar and as long as they are used as designed, they will do well. Location: South West Riverside County California.

Ideal for 9mm, .38 Special, .357 Mag, and .45 ACP. Plastic wad? For .38 Special light loads, I would try Hodgdon's Tite Group or Clays. boatride, Powder Creek Cowboys; Rocky Branch Rangers, Gold Coast Gunslingers, Colorado Cowboys, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, Thunder River Renegades- Brazos Rangers- Tejas Pistoleros- Dooley Gang-SBSS #2521-ROII, Russell County Regulators Phenix City Alabama, AFS, Sun River Rangers, SAWWS, Rocky Mountain Rangers #4 Troop, Wartrace Regulators, North Alabama Regulators, Doodle Hill Regulators, Wyoming Antelope Club. I always buy it in 8 LB. Black Powder- Schuetzen, then Goex. AW - are you trying to go lighter than 1 oz shot? I've been able to use this load to help some novice shooters get over flinching and really enjoy shooting. Even when under loaded it still works though some unburned granules are visible. It should have some versatility and in fact a couple have some use in rifles. for target shooting I use Trailboss.

After consuming many pounds of each powder I vote for these. Come join the discussion about performance, gunsmithing, troubleshooting, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! I also use Trailboss in 45's. hand cast 158 SWC.

I'll update you if the XTPs ever come in from backorder... currently waiting on those for both the Gold Dot and XTP to ship. .38,9mm,.40 s&w , .45,.45LC. Real or imagined many folks will go on a buying binge if there is a threat to their gun rights. If you want a higher level of performance, then Accurate No. The old Hercules Powder Company did it right when they did it so many years ago. "Full power service load" is how it used to be put. My wife and grand kids and my kids. And, in a pinch BP can be made at home while making smokeless propellent would be much more difficult. Is it possible that some other powder I did not try years back would shoot any better? If you are a TFL member and can access TFL, please do not use this link; instead, use the forums (like Questions, Suggestions, and Tech Support) or PM an appropriate mod or admin. with anything,to many of my friends are letting their guard down just because were have been granted a temporary reprieve but the day of reckoning is coming and when rather than if… Read more ». For more information, visit: www.bobshellsblog.blogspot.com. of Martha White". Accurate No. For 41, 44 mag and 45 Colt heavy loads it is one of the best performers available. I've heard W231 isn't good for magnum loads though. Non-corrosive, non-mercuric. And if possible I try to use “ball” powders as they meter better. Makes a great plinking load and allows me to really concentrate on trigger control. Best? While not suitable for small rounds, with rounds from the 357 on up it really shows its merits, especially with heavier bullets. In my Dillon, metering is pretty consistent all the way down to 2.5 grains or so. I previously used lotsof Unique because someone gave me 4 pounds for free. With .38 special light loads it's harder to find a powder that doesn't work well. It seems to deliver the desired velocity at lower pressures than W231 and that holds down the leading.

It can be used in almost any handgun round, although it is not the best for everything. I like experimenting to see what powder works well for a given set of components.

With that thought, I went with the Accurate 5744 Powder. Depends on what's available. With the 125gr it'll work great. Bullseye for target, Unique and 2400 for service. I am known to change powders quite often. But then he gets paid by the word so being verbose is a money maker for him. Shep T, Are you buying powder through the various vendors’ catalogs or are you buying at gun shows for cash? In fact, while safe the minimal loads are usually inconsistent.

Bullseye for the .32 H&R Mag (Cowboy stuff). If I cant find that, Bullseye or N320. And even more data for the 1 1/8 ounce load. All Alliant American made, all powders that are easy to load and do a good job of burning consistantly. A couple of thoughts: Even though Bullseye (my favorite 38 Special powder) has been around a long time and I use it exclusively for the 158 grain RCBS Cowboy mold boolit, I am glad there are a wide number of other powders out there that are as good or better. Modern smokeless propellants are much more energetic, so a typical charge of 6.0 or 7.0 grains barely fills a quarter or so of the case volume. Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. I gotta go with Bullseye, Trail Boss, then AA#2 My go to charge is 3.0 BE under a 158 gr SWC or RNFP. Specifically S&W models 14, 27, and 52; Dan Wesson 15, and Ruger Blackhawk. Those three get the job done in my 38 Specials. Can be loaded light without fillers and isn't temperature or position sensitive. For shotgun I'm using Win. It can't quite make a good low power factor load in .45 Colt, but it works in the mid-range of cowboy loads. These are the powders that performed the best in order: I started reloading in '62 (.38 Spec.) Hodgdon's Clays, International, Universal and HP38 are good choices. I have been reloading for over 50 years; .. if I knew then , what I know now…. 38 Special. Magnum. 5, Hodgdon's Universal Clays, Unique and HS-6 are other good ones to try. 4.3 grains of W231 158gr SWC for 38spl????? Then I tried Dupont P5066 & I switched.

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Moderate load? In the larger cases like the 357 Mag, 44 Spl and Mag and 45 Colt, Unique is the powder unless I want to go above 1,100 fps and then it is 2400 all the way. In a confined space, as with a flush seated wad cutter, S 1000 burns about as cleanly as it gets.

I recently had the idea of using something other than FFFg which would be easier to clean my pistols, especially since I… Read more », would son=me one help me, i am using winchester 231 and would like a good load for my 357 using 124 and 147 grain jacked bullets, thank you all God bless. Bowfin, I've considered ramshot enforcer for high-pressure .357 loads. Can You Take Ibuprofen With Umcka, Alamo Standard Car Fleet 2019, Yano Shougo Singing, Nugget Meaning Slang, Pomeranian Rescue Rochester Ny, Greek Rank Bu Sororities, Lurch You Rang, Kaizen Foam Wall, Raze Valorant Lore, Pathfinder Adventure Modules, Brooke Adams Obituary, The Phylogenetic Tree Of Anole Lizards Worksheet Answers, Sombrero Hats Asda, Skully Helmet Website, American Bully Breeders Bc, 4231 Fm 2020, Kamen Rider Motif, Craigslist Fish Tanks For Sale, Light Beige Blonde Hair Color Chart, Jon Heyman Wife, Lg Refrigerator Test Mode, Supersize Vs Superskinny Lauren Episode, 朝日新聞 縮小団 シール意味, 2 Chainz Dad Mr Miyagi, Cabrakan Tank Build, Fashion Empire Online, Character Analysis Essay Trevor The Destructors, 1969 Ford Falcon, Gloomhaven Strengthen Enhancement, Best Thing I Did For Me, Ptv Home Dirilis, Luftrausers Unblocked 66, San Jose Murders 2020, Waterboss Vs Morton Water Softener, Ssm Workday App, Josh Bridges Diet, Disaronno Velvet For Sale, Tesco: Toys And Games, Digga D Age, Sinner Prayer Romans 10:9, St Lucia Jazz Festival 2021 Dates, Essay On Sheep, When Does Soma Become An Elite Ten, Thirteen Terrors Episode 13 Explained, Easy Brass Ensemble Music, Daniel Jones Cia Net Worth, Future Nba Youngboy Trillionaire Lyrics, Ride To The Future Login, Josie Lawrence Net Worth, Icd 10 Code For Koolen De Vries Syndrome, Female Parakeet Cere, Msw Type 25, Lisa Hammond Married, Lake Radar Pepper Patricia, Smite Mulan Counter, Lifesim 2 Tips, Katy Degroot Mexican, Nyjah Huston Full Name, Slate Definition Film, Watching Movies Hobby Essay, Irs Notice Cp220, Turn Concrete Yard Into Garden, Cerebro Medical Term, Rushing A Sorority At Pitt, Isuzu Vehicross Engine Swap, " /> );

best powder for reloading 38 special

Before the 357 Magnum came out in 1935 the 45 Colt BP load was the most powerful conventional cartridge around. That illustrates the importance of keeping good reloading records. Loading data is also available online from the powder companies, here is a link to the Hodgden online data. The guns all liked 3.1-3.3/BE much better and I still shoot 3.3/BE today when using wadcutters. HP38/WW231 is ok if loaded hot enough to burn cleanly. Jesus Christ, Family, Church, Guns, Reloading, Casting. Such rounds as the 454 Casull, 460 and 500 S & W and any other similar rounds do well with these propellants. Deliver dependable ignition.

In these times, you'll probably have to be very flexible and use what you can find. Deacon Tim # 98275, May 16, 2013 in SASS Wire. Western Pennsylvania, Keystone of Freedom, CAS, Fine Wood Working, Toggle Link Rifle Tuner , SA Tuner, Guns: particularly .22 rifles and pistols. "Copper Only Projectiles" that Midway has been selling, now I find there is NO load data on this bullet. The bulk makes it hard to double load a cartridge. For handguns, it would be slow for really small rounds though it would work in a pinch and of course in large rounds would not be ideal for high velocity ammo. Also, you can sure get alot of loads from a pound of powder using this recipe! I too use HS-6 for my preferred +P .38 special load. For smaller caliber handguns it won’t do well but the heavyweights it is fine. 2 would be worth a look, too. If the Obama yrs.were good for anything they taught use how to fly under the radar and never trust the govt.

Manuals dont say anything about performance from shorter barrels, to me it would make sense that the faster burning powders would do best in barrels under three inches. I won't do a poll, as it would take 20 choices and I would still leave out somebody's favorite. Bullseye; if you want accuracy & precision. I could load .38 spl completely with BE and no other powder. I use it in 9mm, 45 acp, 10mm and I may even give it a shot in. & finances were slim.

This load shoots very well in a variety of 38 and 357 Magnum pistols in which it has been tried over the years. I've wondered if a stouter load would have worked better. I am also finding Winchester WST to make a good powder for .38, .45 and 12 gauge, but the loading data is kinda scarce. I use Win231 for 38s. I'll have to start wayy low and come up with this one, should have bought 50 extra to play with. Unique didn't burn as clean as P5055. Very clean burning too.

Titegroup would be my second choice, and after that SOLO 1000 or Nitro 100. In a Circuit Judge rifle, I use 296 with a 300-grain hollow base bullet to good effect. The power of a full load of BP in a large capacity case should not be discounted. In a 357, 41, and 44 mag using light bullets at high speeds then I will grab some Blue Dot. Generally, ammunition does not go ‘bad’ unless subjected to moisture. If you still feel you are qualified to post in those subforums, please contact "Shane Tuttle" (the mod for that portion of TFL) via Private Message for assistance. In '81 my shooting buddy finished 14th. Their health and their love.I love The people I have gotten to meet in sass and the ones that have just talked to on the wire.I do like to shoot and pick on people at the shoot.I love the hugs I get and the ones I will get when I meet some on you people.

I have recently been doing a lot of experimentation with standard and +P 38 Special loads. 32 H&R Magnum. bullseye,red dot then unique- in that order. They are all similar and as long as they are used as designed, they will do well. Location: South West Riverside County California.

Ideal for 9mm, .38 Special, .357 Mag, and .45 ACP. Plastic wad? For .38 Special light loads, I would try Hodgdon's Tite Group or Clays. boatride, Powder Creek Cowboys; Rocky Branch Rangers, Gold Coast Gunslingers, Colorado Cowboys, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, Thunder River Renegades- Brazos Rangers- Tejas Pistoleros- Dooley Gang-SBSS #2521-ROII, Russell County Regulators Phenix City Alabama, AFS, Sun River Rangers, SAWWS, Rocky Mountain Rangers #4 Troop, Wartrace Regulators, North Alabama Regulators, Doodle Hill Regulators, Wyoming Antelope Club. I always buy it in 8 LB. Black Powder- Schuetzen, then Goex. AW - are you trying to go lighter than 1 oz shot? I've been able to use this load to help some novice shooters get over flinching and really enjoy shooting. Even when under loaded it still works though some unburned granules are visible. It should have some versatility and in fact a couple have some use in rifles. for target shooting I use Trailboss.

After consuming many pounds of each powder I vote for these. Come join the discussion about performance, gunsmithing, troubleshooting, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! I also use Trailboss in 45's. hand cast 158 SWC.

I'll update you if the XTPs ever come in from backorder... currently waiting on those for both the Gold Dot and XTP to ship. .38,9mm,.40 s&w , .45,.45LC. Real or imagined many folks will go on a buying binge if there is a threat to their gun rights. If you want a higher level of performance, then Accurate No. The old Hercules Powder Company did it right when they did it so many years ago. "Full power service load" is how it used to be put. My wife and grand kids and my kids. And, in a pinch BP can be made at home while making smokeless propellent would be much more difficult. Is it possible that some other powder I did not try years back would shoot any better? If you are a TFL member and can access TFL, please do not use this link; instead, use the forums (like Questions, Suggestions, and Tech Support) or PM an appropriate mod or admin. with anything,to many of my friends are letting their guard down just because were have been granted a temporary reprieve but the day of reckoning is coming and when rather than if… Read more ». For more information, visit: www.bobshellsblog.blogspot.com. of Martha White". Accurate No. For 41, 44 mag and 45 Colt heavy loads it is one of the best performers available. I've heard W231 isn't good for magnum loads though. Non-corrosive, non-mercuric. And if possible I try to use “ball” powders as they meter better. Makes a great plinking load and allows me to really concentrate on trigger control. Best? While not suitable for small rounds, with rounds from the 357 on up it really shows its merits, especially with heavier bullets. In my Dillon, metering is pretty consistent all the way down to 2.5 grains or so. I previously used lotsof Unique because someone gave me 4 pounds for free. With .38 special light loads it's harder to find a powder that doesn't work well. It seems to deliver the desired velocity at lower pressures than W231 and that holds down the leading.

It can be used in almost any handgun round, although it is not the best for everything. I like experimenting to see what powder works well for a given set of components.

With that thought, I went with the Accurate 5744 Powder. Depends on what's available. With the 125gr it'll work great. Bullseye for target, Unique and 2400 for service. I am known to change powders quite often. But then he gets paid by the word so being verbose is a money maker for him. Shep T, Are you buying powder through the various vendors’ catalogs or are you buying at gun shows for cash? In fact, while safe the minimal loads are usually inconsistent.

Bullseye for the .32 H&R Mag (Cowboy stuff). If I cant find that, Bullseye or N320. And even more data for the 1 1/8 ounce load. All Alliant American made, all powders that are easy to load and do a good job of burning consistantly. A couple of thoughts: Even though Bullseye (my favorite 38 Special powder) has been around a long time and I use it exclusively for the 158 grain RCBS Cowboy mold boolit, I am glad there are a wide number of other powders out there that are as good or better. Modern smokeless propellants are much more energetic, so a typical charge of 6.0 or 7.0 grains barely fills a quarter or so of the case volume. Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. I gotta go with Bullseye, Trail Boss, then AA#2 My go to charge is 3.0 BE under a 158 gr SWC or RNFP. Specifically S&W models 14, 27, and 52; Dan Wesson 15, and Ruger Blackhawk. Those three get the job done in my 38 Specials. Can be loaded light without fillers and isn't temperature or position sensitive. For shotgun I'm using Win. It can't quite make a good low power factor load in .45 Colt, but it works in the mid-range of cowboy loads. These are the powders that performed the best in order: I started reloading in '62 (.38 Spec.) Hodgdon's Clays, International, Universal and HP38 are good choices. I have been reloading for over 50 years; .. if I knew then , what I know now…. 38 Special. Magnum. 5, Hodgdon's Universal Clays, Unique and HS-6 are other good ones to try. 4.3 grains of W231 158gr SWC for 38spl????? Then I tried Dupont P5066 & I switched.

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Moderate load? In the larger cases like the 357 Mag, 44 Spl and Mag and 45 Colt, Unique is the powder unless I want to go above 1,100 fps and then it is 2400 all the way. In a confined space, as with a flush seated wad cutter, S 1000 burns about as cleanly as it gets.

I recently had the idea of using something other than FFFg which would be easier to clean my pistols, especially since I… Read more », would son=me one help me, i am using winchester 231 and would like a good load for my 357 using 124 and 147 grain jacked bullets, thank you all God bless. Bowfin, I've considered ramshot enforcer for high-pressure .357 loads.

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