info on new model blackhawk 44


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1moa@500
January 13, 2007, 08:50 PM
if anyone has any tip on mid range handloads for a 44mag send it my way. I would like to find a 250grn keith style bullet, can anyone recomend a place to purchase. I am looking for 1000fps give or take. Iwould also like to shoot it in my 94 win

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Tom C.
January 13, 2007, 08:58 PM
A 240 or 250 gr. SWC with Universal Clays. 8.0 gr. should be around 1000 fps.

1moa@500
January 13, 2007, 09:41 PM
thanks for the info I'll let u know how it shoots

Bula
January 17, 2007, 11:40 AM
I like 8.5-9 gr of unique and any 240 or 250 gr hard cast. Fun load to shoot, still plenty of power. A little smokey but I shoot outdoors only.

Walkalong
January 17, 2007, 12:34 PM
I vote Universal Clays also.

GaryL
January 17, 2007, 09:08 PM
I just put put a few rounds with 2400 (17.5gr & 18gr behind a 245gr JHP) through one of those this last weekend out in the woods. Shot really nice, but haven't tried any accuracy testing yet. At this point I think I like 2400 better than Unique or H110 for 44 mag, but next time at the range will tell the story.

I thought I'd add that the Lyman #48 manual has their bullet #429421 (245gr linotype) listed as a Keith Elmer design (the bullet for 44 mag, supposedly), with 2400 @ 20.6gr listed as potentially the most accurate load. The starting load is 18.5gr, 20.6gr is the max load they have listed for this bullet.

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