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Re: RanchRoper's Reloading Ruminations

Post by RanchRoper » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:27 am

Canadian $...1900 for the business...2100 for the sporting....2700 for the billy dixon
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Post by BigAl52 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:49 pm

I figured they were pricey now. I remember when I bought mine. Im sure now they cannot be touched for what I have in mine.
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Re: RanchRoper's Reloading Ruminations

Post by RanchRoper » Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:10 pm

Universal powder looks a little scarce right now. May have to try someting else. I have enough until summer but may try Unique or Trail Boss. IMR Red and Target show in the Hogdon list too.
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Re: RanchRoper's Reloading Ruminations

Post by CT_Shooter » Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:27 pm

Australian Munitions published a table of powder equivalents that may be useful, including these that they suggest are equivalent:
ADI AP70N; Hodgdon Universal; Alliant Unique; IMR SR 7625; Accurate Arms AA 5; Vihtavuori N330.
Australian Munitions wrote: [These are] only approximate equivalent values within about 5%. Actual burning rates can vary depending on the calibre, firearm, loading components and practices, as well as from powder lot to lot.
http://www.adi-powders.com.au/handloade ... alents.asp
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Universal powder looks a little scarce right now. May have to try someting else. I have enough until summer but may try Unique or Trail Boss. IMR Red and Target show in the Hogdon list too.
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Re: RanchRoper's Reloading Ruminations

Post by RanchRoper » Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:39 pm

Thks...my local hardware sells IMR just not sure which ones. No rush, I am good for several hundred rounds yet.
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Re: RanchRoper's Reloading Ruminations

Post by BigAl52 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:19 pm

I dont know this for a fact RR but I did hear that Universal may be on its way out.
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Post by RanchRoper » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:50 pm

NOOOOOO....oh well might try some Trail Boss.
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Re: RanchRoper's Reloading Ruminations

Post by Mistered » Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:36 pm

I have enough until summer but may try Unique or Trail Boss.
You might want to go with Unique. It really favors straight wall PC reloading and meters fairly well.

I hear a lot about Trail Boss but its pretty 'fluffy' and won't meter as well as Unique AND its sold in 9 Oz containers for about the same as Unique in pound size.

Unique is a good Ol' standard powder with a lot of versatility - probably why it's still around since 1898!
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Post by Ojaileveraction » Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:24 pm

Trail Boss favors cast lead, and prolly round sonic speed tops in most.
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Re: RanchRoper's Reloading Ruminations

Post by RanchRoper » Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:47 pm

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