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Discussion in 'Reloading' started by CodyK, May 10, 2020.

  1. rotor

    rotor Active Member

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    Smart to just make some loads of different strength and try them as you go. I usually do 3 load strengths and see what works. Saves driving.
     


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  2. Deavis

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    They are exactly the same. SMP manufactures a single powder that Hodgdon markets as HP38 and Hodgdon also markets as WW231 under the Winchester brand they licensed. Keg is the same OEM number, no matter which you ask for.
     
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  3. Deavis

    Deavis Active Member

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    800-X at night is spectacular.
     
  4. SQLGeek

    SQLGeek Wheel Gun Nut TGT Supporter

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    Thanks for confirming with the hard data. I've read lots from the internet but never seen it confirmed. I can now say so with confidence. :)
     
  5. CodyK

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    It’s amazing the difference just a couple grains can make. After work last night I went home and loaded up 100 .45acp with 4.7 grains of the Win231, which is only a couple grains above what I had loaded the day before. While the first load worked great, they just didn’t have that .45 oomph that I like. But 4.7 grains worked perfect! I’m figuring out quickly that I’m not gonna save a single cent reloading, but I am having a helluva good time shooting! Gonna go Sunday and get the 44 mag and 10mm dies. I’ve got a decent size pile of brass that needs to be shot again!


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  6. rotor

    rotor Active Member

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    H110 and W296 are the same powder too.
     
  7. Jungle George

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    I've been loading for 55+ years. I have used a bunch of loaders and nothing comes close to Dillon. The thing about them is the costumer service. If you have a problem, call them and they will get it resolved and if parts are needed they will send them tyd no charge. If you buy one used, it is still covered by their no BS warranty.
     
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  8. sergeant69

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    hes not kidding! and this just part of it. you are now digging a hole you'll never climb out of. loading room 2.jpg
     
  9. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Nice! Quite an investment!
     
  10. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    RCBS has good stuff also and a great, no questions asked warranty!
     


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