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Old 01-22-2013, 23:22   #10
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Originally Posted by _The_Shadow View Post
MinervaDoe, those are some serious blow outs!

Wow, I've used 8.2 grains of Blue Dot in my 9mm under the 125 grain JHP's, as fired from a Ruger P-85...

I load mostly Power Pistol now in the 9mm stuff...

The load worked fine for me for years. Then, one night, the indoor range was venting in cold outdoor air (40 degrees) and the kaboom happened. I took the rest of my ammo home and dismantled and weighed their powder charges. The ones that I weighed were spot on. I figured, 1) hot Blue Dot load, 2) OLD BRASS, and 2) cold weather was just enough to push it over the edge.

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