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357 Magnum
148gr LSWC
5.3 grUnique 1,042 fps1.310" CCI SP guest
Berrys 148 plated DEWC S&W M-65 PPC revolver 6 inch bbl. Hi: 1058 Lo: 1027 SD: 14 MAD: 12 ES 31

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357 Magnum
158gr JHP
4.8 grUnique 864 fps1.590" CCI SP guest
158 grain Nosler JHP/S&W M-65, 6 inch Heavy PPC barrel. Temp 75 degrees, overcast. Chrono 10 feet from gun.

Email author: lrayland 
357 Magnum
158gr JHP
5.5 grUnique 946 fps1.590" CCI SP guest
158 grain Nosler JHP. S&W M-65 6 inch PPC barrel. Temp 75 degrees overcast, chrono 10 feet from gun.

Email author: lrayland 
357 Magnum
158gr JHP
6.0 grUnique 990 fps1.590" CCI SP guest
158 grain Nosler JHP. S&W M-65, 6 inch PPC barrel. 75 degrees, overcast, chrono 10 feet from gun.

Email author: lrayland 
357 Magnum
158gr JHP
6.5 grUnique 1,039 fps1.590" CCI SP guest
158 grain Nosler JHP. S&W M-65 6 inch heavy PPC barrel. 75 degrees overcast chrono 10 feet from gun.

Email author: lrayland 
357 Magnum
158gr JHP
6.0 grBullseye 1,065 fps1.585" CCI SP guest
158 grain Nosler JHP. S&W M-65 6 inch heavy PPC barrel. 75 degrees, overcast. Chrono 10 feet from gun.

Email author: lrayland 
357 Magnum
158gr JHP
7.0 grUnique 1,111 fps1.590" CCI SP guest
158 grain Nosler JHP. S&W M-65 6 inch heavy PPC barrel. 75 degrees, overcast. Chrono 10 feet from gun.

Email author: lrayland 
38 Special
148gr LSWC
2.5 grClays 752 fps1.250" Fed SP guest
Bevel Base Wadcutter, S&W M-64 PPC revolver with 6 inch heavy barrel. 6 shots--Hi: 762 Low: 743 SD: 6.7 Extreme spread: 19 fps, average 752 FPS. Overcast 45 degrees

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38 Special
148gr LSWC
3.4 grBullseye 755 fps1.150" Fed SPM guest
148 gr. Berrys Plated DEWC. S&W M-15 PPC revolver with 6 ’ bbl. Temp 55 degrees. Hi 768 Low 742 SD 8.3, CV 1.09, MAD 5.4 CV .71% ES: 26 This load is good for PPC shooting but does not meet power factor of 120 for NRA Action Pistol.

Email author: lrayland 
38 Special
148gr LSWC
3.0 grClays 812 fps1.150" CCI SP guest
148 Gr. Berrys plated DEWC--S&W M64 PPC revolver w 6’ bbl. Temp 40 degrees. This load is for NRA Action Pistol shhoting with revolver--the average makes the minimum power factor of 120 but just barely--needs to be bumped up a tenth or two. Shoots soft and extremely accurate.

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38 Special
148gr TMJ
4.5 grUnique 968 fps Fed SPM guest
Berrys Plated DEWC bullet with Speer cases. S&W K-Frame PPC revolver, 6 inch bbl. This load if for NRA Action Pistol shooting. Excellent accuracy and low recoil--velocity good for the moving target event. 6 shot string, 45 degrees, Hi 1000 Lo: 944 SD: 19.5 CV: 2.01 MAD 13.8 CV 1.42 ES 57 Average 968. Lead on Bianchi Moving target: 10 yds: 3.7 " 15 yds: 5.6" 20 yds: 7.5" 25 yds: 9.3"

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38 Special
158gr TMJ
3.7 grClays 730 fps1.50" Fed SPM guest
Berry’s TMJ-TC Bullet. S&W M-681, 4 inch barrel, Speer Nickel Plated Cases. 4 shots, Hi: 746--Lo: 713. SD 14.4 ES: 33, Average 730 FPS. Little to no felt recoil.

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38 Special
158gr LSWC
4.2 grIMR Trail Boss 756 fps CCI SP guest
Zero brand LSWC bullet. S&W M-65 6 inch heavy PPC barrel. Overcast, 75 degrees. Chrono 10 feet from gun. Very mild recoil, low smoke, burns clean. Powder fills the case-- very difficult to double charge a case without noticing it.

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38 Special
158gr JHP
5.0 grUnique 800 fps1.450" CCI SP guest
Zero JHP bullet. S&W M67 Stainless Masterpiece, 4 inch barrel. 12 shot string: Hi: 838 Low: 781 SD: 16.7 CV: 2.08 MAD: 11.2 CV: 1.40 ES: 57.7 Average: 800

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38 Special
158gr LSWC
3.7 grClays 856 fps1.450" Fed SPM guest
Zero Brand LSWC Bullet. S&W M-681 with 4 inch barrel. 5 shots--Hi: 865--Lo: 843 SD: 8.8 ES: 22 Average 856 FPS. Low smoke and recoil. Excellent accuracy--holds NRA D-1 (Bianchi Target) X-Ring with fixed sight gun at 25 yds.

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38 Special +P
158gr LTC
4.1 grClays 900 fps1.470" Fed SP guest
S&W M681 4 inch. National bullet. Power factor approx 146.

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38 Special +P
158gr TMJ
7.3 grHodgdon HS6 929 fps1.450" Fed SPM guest
S&W M681 4 inch barrel. Excellent accuracy --1 inch at 25 yds off sandbag rest. Berry’s TMJ bullet

Admin Note: Hodgdon max 6.6gr

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38 Special +P
158gr LTC
4.5 grClays 950 fps1.470" Fed SP guest
S&W M681 4 inch. 6 shot string-Hi: 955 Lo: 936 SD 9.0 CV: .95 MAD: 7.6 CV: .80 Extreme Spread: 19.6 Avg: 946 Power Factor 150

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41 Magnum
210gr LTC
5.2 grClays 848 fps1.620" Fed LP guest
S&W M-57 w/ 6 inch barrel. National Bullet 210 grain Lead TC bullet. 5 shot string, Hi: 872, Low- 832 SD: 15.8 ES: 39.3 Average 848 FPS. Mild recoil & excellent accuracy.

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41 Magnum
210gr TMJ
10.0 grHodgdon HS6 930 fps1.610" Fed LP guest
S&W M657--6 inch barrel. Low recoil but mediocre accuracy for a .41

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41 Magnum
210gr LTC
5.2 grClays 954 fps1.690" Fed LP guest
National Bullet Cast Lead Truncated Cone, S&W M625 MG, 4 inch. Comfortable shooting load.

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45 ACP
185gr FMJ
4.2 grClays 660 fps CCI SP guest
Berry’s 185 gr RN hollow base plated bullet. S&W M625 Mt. Gun w/4 inch bbl. Average accuracy--felt recoil like .38 Wadcutter.

Email author: lrayland 
45 ACP
200gr LSWC
4.3 grClays 880 fps1.245" Fed LP guest
Penn Bullet 200 gr LSWC H&G 68. Smith & Wesson M&P 45 pistol. Hi: 899 Lo: 869 SD:12 MAD: 9.5 ES: 30

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45 ACP
230gr FMJ
4.0 grClays 668 fps1.260" Win LP guest
S&W M625 Mt. Gun. 4 inch bbl. mild recoil, accurate.

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45 ACP
230gr FMJ
4.2 grClays 746 fps1.260" Fed LP guest
SIG P220 --Power factor 167

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45 ACP
230gr FMJ
4.2 grClays 751 fps1.260" Fed LP guest
S&W M625 Mt. Gun--4 Inch bbl. Power factor 167

Admin note: Above Hodgdon max of 4.0gr with a 230gr XTP

Email author: lrayland 
45 ACP
230gr FMJ
4.0 grClays 784 fps1.250" CCI SP guest
Berrys Plated bullet, Smith & Wesson M&P 45 pistol Hi: 796 Lo: 771 SD: 11.3 MAD: 9.0 ES 24.9

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45 Auto
200gr LSWC
4.0 grTitegroup 680 fps CCI SP guest
200 grain Hornady Lead. Kimber .45 auto with 5 inch barrel. Overcast, 75 degrees.

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9 mm
115gr JHP
5.0 grUnique 1,133 fps1.10" CCI SP guest
Zero Bullet. Kimber M1911 5 inch bbl. Soft recoil--accurate. 130 PF good for NRA AP shooting. 10 shot string Hi: 1172 Low 1112. SD 20.8 ES: 60 Average1133

Email author: lrayland 
9 mm
147gr JHP
3.5 grTightgroup 948 fps1.10" Fed SPM guest
Zero JHP bullet. Kimber M1911 5 inch bbl. Soft shooting and very accurate. 10 shot string--Hi: 954 Low: 940 SD: 4.8 CV: .50 MAD 4.1 CV: .43 ES 13.8 Average 948

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