Blue Dot likes to be run HOT to get the best burn from it. Blue Dot also works better from longer barrels. I see a few flakes with my Glock 29 using lighter loads but most of it burns better on the upper end loads. I have used CCI 350's with many loads to obtain a better ignition but bullet tension helps the most.
I load the 200 XTP over 10.5 grains Blue Dot CCI350 COAL 1.260", as a hot load for mine with accetable case expansion (NO Smiley) from the stock G-29 barrel.
Power Pistol gave better velocities from the short barrel using less powder.
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