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Laufen

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I'm going to call around and see if I can find some Lil Gun locally. Hate the haz mat fee for just a little powder. There are a few reloaders here at work and we usually make a group powder order. Its great to have 28 lbs of powder and 7000 primers on the front porch.
I think Brownells had a deal going where the HAZMAT fee was waived....don't quote me though.
 

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I have started using Accurate/ Western powders, Magpro specifically for my more serious shooting such as at live critters. I set the bullets close to maximum cartridge oal and work up to max charges. The pressures stay reasonable longer that way for me. My chronograph results have mirrored and often exceeded the Western print data. It has been my experience that Hodgdon/IMR data for newer cartridges has been overly optimistic. The old standbys such as service rifle 30-06 7.62x51 and rimmed American rounds has been pretty much on with IMR, but those have been established for decades. You are probably onto something with the Accurate powder in 300 blackout. Hornady match bullets have been better for me than Sierra's due to similar performance at lower cost. @War Paint , I think that I have some factory 300blk brass if you want to try those if you are trimming .556 to see if it makes a difference. I can check the barn tomorrow.
Thanks for the brass offer.
I have a lot of Hornady 300 brass, and lake city 556 brass that’s been cut, sized, and trimmed with a giroud (sp?) trimmer. I weigh each piece of brass and choose a batch that weighs the same. I trickle my powder so that each load is within .01 gn. I’m ready to give up on the 125 match king and try something else.
 

War Paint

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Taking money to ship a gift to a friend....not this old man. I only found 54 300 blk headstamped, but I will get them in the mail tomorrow or Friday. Just p.m. me your address.
OK OLD MAN Just for the record I'm 62. If I get time this weekend I will see what Quick Load says as for FPS with lil Gun and check OBT for a node. My barrel is 16 inches. What length is every one shooting ?
 

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I'm going to call around and see if I can find some Lil Gun locally. Hate the haz mat fee for just a little powder. There are a few reloaders here at work and we usually make a group powder order. Its great to have 28 lbs of powder and 7000 primers on the front porch.
Yeah- I used to do the same thing, but my reloaders aren't buying much because they're so overstocked at the moment.

I can go down to Bass Pro and pick some up, but for crying out loud, Bullseye was almost $30 a pound last time I was in there. Powder Valley is nearly 50% of that cost.

However, for a pound or two, I'll buy locally (not Bass Pro).
 
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Ill check Franklins in Athens. At least then I can go to the Varsity, Hello Chili cheese steak and a peach pie