230gr fmj's-which brand?????

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Re: 230gr fmj's-which brand?????

Postby Hoot » Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:14 am

gunnut wrote:I've been pushing them to about 2600fps with 45grns of LiL Gun. PMC small rifle magnum primers.hornady cases. medium side crimp. 2.10 oal.


John, is that a compressed load? 38gr LG takes up just about all my free space with the Magtech 230 FMJ.

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Re: 230gr fmj's-which brand?????

Postby slash2 » Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:24 am

my Quickloads says that's 99.1 % capacity and over 54000 psi.
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Re: 230gr fmj's-which brand?????

Postby gunnut » Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:30 pm

It does not look like a compressed load and there seems to be some room left after seating and crimping. "shaking it"
That is my limit for LiL Gun. Case heads are starting to some expansion, Primers look fine. Slight ejector swipe, No extractor marks or rim problems. I'm going to ww296 when the LiL Gun runs out. Maybe I can get the 230s up to 2800fps with it.
Can you see why I'm working on recoil reduction? :D
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