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Post by Gary Wells on Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:19 pm

This info for a friend.
What powder(s) will work for a .45 ACP 200 gr LSWC & .38 SPEC. LSWC also?
What bullets, swaged lead or cast lead, & any suggestions for bevel base or not?
Any & all suggestions./comments appreciated.

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Post by cdrt on Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:24 pm

I use Bullseye for both.
3.5 for the 200 grain
3.0 for the 158 SWC for the short line
3.5 for the 158 SWC for the long line


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Post by Jon Eulette on Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:32 pm

I use bullseye, 700x and wst. Same 2.8 gr load.
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Post by Wobbley on Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:37 pm

The usual suspects. Bullseye, Red Dot, Green Dot, 700X, 231, WST, VV320, IMR Target, IMR Red, Accurate 2, Accurate 5... will all work. Some will work better than others.
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Post by Sc0 on Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:52 pm

I have recipes for Bullseye and W231, but will be jumping in with BE86 as well once my bullets arrive... (158gr LSWC DR loads, 200gr SWC .45ACP; both are swaged flat base.)

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Post by fpk on Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:36 pm

I use Bullseye & CleanShot (which is Lovex and equivalent tp Accurate #2) for both. 2.8gr for 38 special and 3.8gr for 45 acp lead. Only one that I would bother with beyond that would be WST.

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Post by Dave C. on Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:15 pm

4.2 BE for the 200 gr 45
2.8 BE for the 148 gr 38
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Post by Gary Wells on Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:31 pm

Many thanks for the input, Gentlemen.

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Post by JIMPGOV on Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:47 pm

WST. FOR ME. JP
38 158 GR LSWC 3.2GR X RING AT 50YD
45 200 GR LSWC 4.1GR X RING AGAIN

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Post by orpheoet on Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:08 pm

I'm a big fan of WST. 
4.5 gr Zero 185gr JHP
4.1-4.5 gr Dardas 200 gr LSWC
4.2 gr Zero 185gr HPWC
4.2 gr Dardas 160gr LSWC

3.3 gr Zero 158 gr LSWC
2.7 gr Zero 148 gr HBWC
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Post by Gary Wells on Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:13 am

many thanks for the info, Gentlemen, this should get him going in the right direction.

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