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Old 01-11-2017, 01:55 PM
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Lyman Manual #46 shows for the 44 Special and Unique:

250 gr. cast SWC #429244 w/ gas check - 6.6 grains =13,600 cup

245 gr. cast SWC #429421 plain base -6.9 grains = 13,300 cup

These were the maximum loads listed for these two bullets in the 44 special . I would bet money 7.5 gr. of Unique is going to exceed 11,000 cup by a good bit . I would shoot the 7.5 grain load in a 44 magnum revolver only, just to be on the safe side.
Skeeter and Elmer both liked to push the envelope.

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