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Old 12-12-2022, 08:27 PM
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I load all the calibers on the OP's list and a couple more that are not on his list. Generally I load Unique in all of them. I started out using Bullseye, then went through a phase where I was reading lots of Elmer Keith books and loading magnums with 2400. That was 40 years ago.

Back when Hercules sold out to Alliant I stocked up on Unique, because if I had to use only one powder for everything, that would be the one.

I am down to a little less than 5 pounds of Unique now. May have to get some more.
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Gave up on it and went to Universal. I do not understand its appeal and leave it for those that want it. I'd buy it .... if it was all I could get.

While it has broad applications I've never found it to be the best performer at anything. Jack of all trades, master of none. I'm sure others have different experiences because a lot of people seem to love it.
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The name says it all. I load 27 calibers and have loads for all but a few.

Most any handgun caliber. Maybe not the "best" for all, but certainly the best for some.

Most every shotgun caliber.

Even some rifle calibers....

Poor metering......pppfffffttt. Works OK in my equipment.

As some have said, if could only have 1, it would be Unique.
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Coming up on 13 years since the thread opened, and 8 since the OP was here.
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I have been reloading since 1957. I find Unique to be impossible to meter. I've tried everything I know to get it to be consistent in my Hornady LnL powder measures and FAWGETABOUTIT. I use Universal.

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When I was still reloading I used it exclusively for loading 38 special and 357 mag.
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I have been using it in 45 Colt, 44 Mag and 44 Special since the early 70's.
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Coming up on 13 years since the thread opened, and 8 since the OP was here.
On that note, if the OP hasn't figured it out by now he never will.
Say good night Gracie...
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