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Post by robert84010 10/16/2015, 5:00 pm

Can anybody explain why some fast burn rate powders work for pistol and shotgun, like Clays or WST, while others seem to be shotgun specific, like Ramshot Competition or H. Titewad, even though the burn rate should work for pistol?? 
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Post by BE Mike 10/16/2015, 6:00 pm

Yeah, and why can't Bullseye be used as a shotgun powder? There are plenty of Alliant shotgun powders that have been used for light target handgun loads, i.e. Red Dot, Green Dot, American Select, Clay Dot, e3 and Unique come to mind.
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Post by james r chapman 10/16/2015, 6:03 pm

Ive heard it's mostly because they don't test for other uses, they concentrate on the many load combinations the powder was designed for.
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Post by Wobbley 10/16/2015, 7:13 pm

That mostly.  There were some efforts to try Bullseye for shotgun but only for very light loads 3/4 ounces.  I know international clays can work very well in SOME pistol applications but not enough to call it a pistol powder.
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Post by KevinB 10/16/2015, 8:51 pm

It seems the dual use powders are the bulkier ones.  Look at how much "puffier" Red dot is vs the same charge of Bullseye.

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Post by Ghillieman 10/18/2015, 3:49 pm

I use Titewad for 32S&W Long. I'm testing Titewad in 45 with 185 JHP. So far it's really good.
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Post by Dr.Don 10/19/2015, 1:41 pm

Ghillieman,
You have a PM from me.
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Post by GrumpyOldMan 10/28/2015, 3:54 pm

BE Mike wrote:Yeah, and why can't Bullseye be used as a shotgun powder? [snip]
Probably, because from the beginning, Hercules wanted to keep that stuff from being ALL used up by those high-round-count shotgun hogs.  pig jocolor

And for that I am grateful.

But since I haven't seen Bullseye powder for almost two years now, what good has that done???? Rolling Eyes

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