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Old 03-04-2019, 09:32 AM
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I love the way that old threads often come back to life on this forum.
So do I. Although I lurked here for some time, I've been a member for only a relatively short time.

I never saw most of these older threads.
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Old 03-04-2019, 09:45 AM
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Never trusted myself with BE, make mine 4.9 grains of Unique. Much less likely to do a double charge. Saw someone else touch off a double charge of BE in a Model 10 years ago, wasn't pretty.
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Old 03-04-2019, 12:49 PM
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I use 2.7 grains of Bullseye behind 158 grain wadcutters exclusively for many years in my 52-2. Very accurate for me.
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Old 03-04-2019, 04:46 PM
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2.8 grains Bullseye is my choice for 158 grain SWC as well, cheap and functional. Only reason I've almost abandoned it is because nowadays I'm loading 170 grain Keiths with the same powder charge. I know I advocate for shooting similar ammunition to what you will use in the field for hunting, duty, self defense, ect., but those light loads of Bullseye shoot nice and are pretty cheap. Hard to argue wit the the fact I can load 2,000 rounds of 38 Special target loads on one can of Bullseye with powder to spare.
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Old 03-04-2019, 05:07 PM
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I use 3.5 gns of BE for a couple cartridges. Other than the aforementioned 158gn 38 Special load it makes a nice 9x19 load for cast bullets and a good 9x18 loading.
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Old 03-05-2019, 06:37 AM
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I have used a variety of powders over the years for 158 gr cast SWC
.38 spl loads including Bullseye. It's small flake size makes for consistent
metering but I dislike the fouling left on the gun and my hands. 3.7 grs
about duplicates or slightly exceeds factory 158 gr lead velocity.
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Old 03-05-2019, 08:04 AM
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My Phelps press is set up with a fixed charge marked 2.7 BE. However it throws 3.1 of BE. I load cast 158 gr. SWC bullets and have an accurate load out to 50 yards. Never chronographed it.
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Old 03-05-2019, 08:17 AM
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I've never used bullseye, used Winchester 231 quite a bit, as well as Unique. I would use whatever metered the most consistent through your powder measurer.
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Old 03-05-2019, 09:57 AM
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During the 70s, 80s and 90s I competed in PPC, bullseye, pin shoots and IPSC. Loaded everything I shot in those disciplines with bullseye. Has performed well for me since 75, I just loaded up several thousand 38 SWCs charged with BE.
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Old 03-05-2019, 07:14 PM
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Anybody ever use Green Dot for the 148 DEWC or the 158 LSWC. A few years back during the ammo & reloading supply shortage all I has was Green Dot and 4.0 gr seemed to work pretty well.
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Old 03-31-2019, 06:57 PM
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Good threads brought up again let the newbees catch up............
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2.7 gr of BE for target shooting 148 gr WC has been my go to
load as long as I can remember...
But my memory has been fading lately....
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3.5 of Bullseye is one of my all time favorites.
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Old 03-31-2019, 10:26 PM
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I ain't falling for it...............

I posted eight years ago................

Carry on.
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