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Interesting .223 Powder

Hodgdon isn't known for exaggeration, so I find this interesting.

http://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/hodg...keless-powder/


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thanks for the link

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There was just an article in guns and ammo about it.

Needless to say after their review I will be picking some up.

They shot 100 rounds with standard and then used a microscope to show off the copper fouling. They then shot 100 rounds with CFE and the CFE actually removed the copper fouling from the previous 100 rounds.
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Powder en rte! curious to see how she does.
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I need to pick up some powder for .45 Lead bullets. All my current powders are too fast burning.

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I need to pick up some powder for .45 Lead bullets. All my current powders are too fast burning.
where are you allowed to shoot lead?

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where are you allowed to shoot lead?
Wherever the hell I want!

Really though, I don't tell indoor ranges what I'm shooting, and outdoor ranges don't care.

That said, I belong to Aurora Sportsmans Club. They LOVE people that shoot lead since they have a lot of old timers that go in after hours and mine for lead in the berms to cast their own bullets.

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I always wondered how deep you have to go to pull it all out.

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I always wondered how deep you have to go to pull it all out.
Not much at all. Lead piled on top of lead, piled on top of lead. 6"-8"

It's like panning for gold. Scoop it out with an entrenchment tool, run it through a sifter, dump into 5 gal bucket.

Go home, wash it out with the hose, smelt to remove steel/copper, make happy lead biscuits.







Follow that up with fancy buckshot mold, and start making your own buckshot rounds for .25 a shot.


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