Tatehead, I concur with what your saying, after several 1 pound cans of Blue Dot, I started buying Blue Dot in 5 pound canisters, the first 2 were "Hurcules and the third I'm about half way thru is Alliant plastic jug.
I agree with the CHRONY also needing some distance. I just tested some 20 year old 44 Mags against some loaded with the newest jug of Blue Dot, they were spot on with each other and adv were equal. All loads were hand weighed to match grade.
I shared some of my loads to a friend and he showed the velocitys to be consistant from his gun and chrony.
Blue Dot remains one of my main stay powders to this day!
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