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9mm & 45ACP Powder

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Old 06-12-2013, 10:58 PM
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Re: 9mm & 45ACP Powder

I came by the true blue on accident it was the only thing that my LGS had. I got two pounds of it is quickly becoming my favorite.
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Old 06-13-2013, 03:25 AM
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Re: 9mm & 45ACP Powder

I was leaning toward Power Pistol but I'm going to give HP38 a try also. If I can find either right now. Thanks for the replies.
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:19 AM
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Re: 9mm & 45ACP Powder

I use Silhouette almost exclusively in the ACP, Ramshot also lists load for that powder in the 9mm but I don't load for that....yet .

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Old 06-13-2013, 09:35 AM
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Re: 9mm & 45ACP Powder

I'm using Tightgroup with my 115gr plated bullets, and Longshot with my 147gr jacketed bullets. With the 115gr plated bullets loaded to cast specs, I'm able to keep my POI and vel very close to the 147gr load, makes for a good economical practice load, that both shoots and feels much like the 147gr I carry with.
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:53 AM
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Re: 9mm & 45ACP Powder

Unique is o.k....a bit dirty.

Titegroup is what I've been running lately. You get a lot of mileage out of it. It could double charge so make sure you have a way of ensuring a single charge.
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