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Old 01-01-2010, 01:04   #6
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Originally Posted by fredj338 View Post
I agree, load in small 10rd max groups, then go up or down 0.1gr for 10 more. Look for the sweet spot. IMO, your load is at or slightly below starting. You may not get reliable functioning. For semiuatos, I neve use starting data. Instead, use avg. middle data from 2-3 sources, then go up & down 0.1gr & work to find your accuracy. Your OAL is fine depending on your bullet. I rarely load 9mm much longer than 1.135".
Thanks, especially for the OAL advice. That was one of my bigger questions, and one the manuals seem to have quite a range or variance on.
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