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#193229 - 06/22/18 09:14 AM I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED
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Hey All,

I have a CVA Pistol I had rechambered to 444 Marlin. The issue I am having is I only ever shoot factory ammo (Hornady Leverevolution) The problem is I cant get consistent expansion from that round from the lower velocity of my handgun.

I have found that Speer makes the Deep Curl Bonded hollow point for .429 240gr and has load data for 444 Marlin using this bullet but I do not reload and dont know anyone who does.

If any of you know someone in the North GA/ South East TN area that could load some of these up I would appreciate it.

I have brass I can provide. Will also pay whatever (within reason) for time and expenses.

Thanks,
Mitch

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#193231 - 06/22/18 10:34 AM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: ScoutV2]
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An option to check out.......... http://www.reedsammo.com/
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#193232 - 06/22/18 11:03 AM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: KYODE]
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Thanks I sent them an Email.

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#193233 - 06/22/18 01:04 PM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: ScoutV2]
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#193235 - 06/22/18 01:43 PM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: Franchise]
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Thanks I just found a local reloading shop that said if I provide my own brass and bullet they would have no problem. They have the dies already just not the brass. I think I have what I need.

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#193269 - 06/23/18 08:03 PM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: ScoutV2]
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https://www.speer-ammo.com/downloads/spe..._Marlin_270.pdf

Which powder should I buy. This is the load data from Speer on the bullet I plan on using. My pistol is 14? with porting. I am guessing I may want a faster burning powder. Also on this data it shows case type. Does this matter all I have is hornady brass and that leaves me with only one option IMR 8208 XBR.

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#193276 - 06/23/18 10:49 PM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: ScoutV2]
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Hodgdon has data for 444 pistol length barrel with the Speer 270 JFP on their website. That powder doesn't make their list. You might want to give it a look. H335 gives fastest velocity, followed closely by H4198, Benchmark and then H322 from a 15" tube.
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#193278 - 06/24/18 03:21 AM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: s4s4u]
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Thanks!

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#193303 - 06/25/18 03:03 PM Re: I NEED SOME AMMO LOADED [Re: ScoutV2]
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