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    In my testing so far the HAP's & JHP's have been...

    In my testing so far the HAP's & JHP's have been more accurate but im kinda surprised it really hasnt been by much in the brands ive tried so far. In factory ammo ive tried Atlanta Arms and in...
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    . I believe Ive mentioned my results w the...

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    I believe Ive mentioned my results w the n320 as well as comparying the different hornady projectiles so far. I havent tried N340. As far as brass I have only two brands currently and they are...
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    Just a small update. I went out a couple weeks...

    Just a small update. I went out a couple weeks ago to run a test comparing Hornady 115g - FMJ's vs HAP vs JHP. I made up 200 rounds of each projectile type; 20 rounds of each 0.1g increment (2 shot...
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    So they changed equally or both had no change at...

    So they changed equally or both had no change at all?
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    Good post. What is everyone doing w storing their...

    Good post. What is everyone doing w storing their powder?

    I usually leave the powder in the hopper but have been noticing from day to day that I have to keep adjusting the powder bar just to get...
  6. Im paraniod about squibs, I use a 2in1 Seat &...

    Im paraniod about squibs, I use a 2in1 Seat & Crimp die just so I can keep my powder check station. I also have something called the Press Monitor which has a few different sensors that will tell me...
  7. Ive gone back and forth as far as using it, not...

    Ive gone back and forth as far as using it, not using it etc for pistol brass. It does make the press a bit smoother but there are negatives to it. As mentioned powder sticks to it and then it all...
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    Ive found (as mentioned above) the adapter screw...

    Ive found (as mentioned above) the adapter screw as being the biggest thing to adjust to control flipped primers. This is the blue or red ring going through the hole the primers drop through to the...
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    I ran 3 more tests over the past weekend. CFE...

    I ran 3 more tests over the past weekend.

    CFE 5.0 to 5.4g, 115 fmj, 1.15" oal
    This was a re-test. Just wanted to confirm prior test results. Im really liking this powder but it has me stumped on...
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    Titegroup Low - 4.0g 1068 fps High - 4.8 1238...

    Titegroup
    Low - 4.0g 1068 fps
    High - 4.8 1238 fps

    CFE
    Low - 5.0g 1089
    High - 5.9g 1246

    WSF
    Low - 5.1g 1162
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    For which powder test are you referring too? ...

    For which powder test are you referring too?

    Right now im trying not to try too many different things at once. Figured I will stick w the 115 fmj's till I test a bunch of powders. After that I'll...
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    I ran a few tests over the weekend Titegroup...

    I ran a few tests over the weekend

    Titegroup 4.0 to 4.8g, 115 fmj, 1.15" oal
    10 rnd groups were averaging 2.5 to 3". This one was a bit odd in that shot groups were not evenly spread over their...
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    Thanks, I'll take a look at that. And yeah no...

    Thanks, I'll take a look at that. And yeah no real reason other than reloading and testing is keeping me busy and I had an itch to see if I could find what mechanically works best out of each of my...
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    I completely agree. Now im curious how much of a...

    I completely agree. Now im curious how much of a fireball I can get with it out of my Desert Eagle :D
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    Since the seating depth test left me with a new...

    Since the seating depth test left me with a new longer OAL, I decided I would run yet another powder test to see if the original 5.8g charge was still optimal or not. The 5.8g charge still had best...
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    Falling behind in updating this journal. I have...

    Falling behind in updating this journal. I have went back and restarting my seating depth test using a Powder Charge weight of 5.8g and 20 rnds each of OAL's ranging from 1.06 to 1.15". The longest...
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    I love using a shoulder rig. I carry a Sig P229...

    I love using a shoulder rig. I carry a Sig P229 9mm (4.5" barrel) w three 20rnd mags. I find it comfortable to wear for long periods of time and can easily draw from both standing and seated...
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    I went to test different seating depths today. 20...

    I went to test different seating depths today. 20 rnds each from 1.06" to 1.15". Got half done then had a gun problem

    With the ransom rest you first have to take the grips off before inserting it...
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    Not upset, specially now going by the 1 percent...

    Not upset, specially now going by the 1 percent rule. I dont compete (though I would like to start in the future) but did try to mimic there reloading previously thinking they knew best. My reloading...
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    Although I get in the single digits sometimes; my...

    Although I get in the single digits sometimes; my current average I would say is 11 SD. That is shooting a 115g projectile around 1,200 fps.
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    Yes Im probably using the incorrect terminology....

    Yes Im probably using the incorrect terminology. I guess it would be considered more of an OCW test than ladder. Priority for the testing is finding the best shot groups. The node Im looking for is...
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    Looking forward to trying both powders in the...

    Looking forward to trying both powders in the future. Ive read good things about wsf
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    I ran a couple tests since my last post. One...

    I ran a couple tests since my last post. One which was running some of my old loads which I thought were pretty decent at 10-15 yards but didnt do so well at 25 yards from the ransom rest. I was...
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    I went to the range on friday and spent a good...

    I went to the range on friday and spent a good amount of time RR testing different brands of ammo. Tested 6-7 different brands of factory ammo as well as some of my currently reloaded stuff. Only a...
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    The 2in1 die is so I can keep the powder checker...

    The 2in1 die is so I can keep the powder checker and bullet feeder. The die seems to work fine so far and as long as it works Id rather keep all the extra safety checkers I can get.
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