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Old 08-20-2011, 22:08   #56
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I'd be interested to know what your load was.

I've been using Hercules Blue Dot since about 1986 or 1988, and used the Speer 11 manual for data. Using standard primers, my usual loads were:

125 gr jhp/14.5 grains Blue Dot;

140 gr jhp/13.5 grains BD;

158 gr jhp/12.5 gr BD; and

168 gr SWC/10.0 gr BD.

The only time I noticed flattened primers and sticky case extraction was when I absent-mindedly used magnum primers instead of standard.

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