Favorite duplex load for 25 yrs

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zrifleman
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Favorite duplex load for 25 yrs

Post by zrifleman » Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:08 pm

Well someones got to start this off. My favorite load in 45-70 works well in all my Shiloh's, my Axtell and my Borchardt. 500-540 gr soft lead cast GG bullets sized .458/ 6grs IMR 3031/ 63 grs of Goex 1FG/.030 card wad/ compressed as needed/ WW cases/ Fed 210 primer or Rem 9 1/2 primer.

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Post by Dan Cash » Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:08 pm

I am curious about the velocity, accuracy and fouling this load gives you. I am tinkering with the idea of duplesing.

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Post by zrifleman » Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:55 pm

With a 540 gr PJ chrono at 1230. Very clean bore--can fire 50 rds on a hot day without blowtube or patch. Of course I used my own homemade lube.

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