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#192171 - 04/29/18 08:14 AM Maximum usefull velocity for 500L
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I currently have a great ?mild? load for my 500Ls right under 1000fps that will take most anything that walks. I shoot a 440 gr LGNGC made by Reece and they shoot stable and straight using 16gr of HS-6. I would like to work up a reasonable hot load that isn?t dirty, predictable pressure, and at pressures that won?t have adverse effects on the equipment. Any favorites you guys have Shooting a similar weight Bullet? I?m not interested in shooting the hottest load available to impress other or enlarge my junk. Just a load that might give more range or penetration if I ever got lucky to go on a hunt that might require it. (Shooting out of a 5.5? Bisley)
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#192174 - 04/29/18 11:35 AM Re: Maximum usefull velocity for 500L [Re: Badubet]
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30 grains of H4227. start at 27 grains and workup

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#192175 - 04/29/18 11:47 AM Re: Maximum usefull velocity for 500L [Re: jwp475]
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What primer?
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#192189 - 04/29/18 04:34 PM Re: Maximum usefull velocity for 500L [Re: Badubet]
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Large pistol magnum primer. I use Federal, take your pick of CCI, WLP, Federal , Rem 2 1/2 etc.

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