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124gr Berrys HP w/WSF

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by Bigbluebuckeye, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. I found a load online with a minimum 4.0 to max 4.7 for a 124gr lead RN using WSF.

    Being relatively new to Berrys 124gr HP, I just wanted to see what others thought of starting at 4.2gr and working up.

    Thanks for your time,
  2. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

    Your 4.0 - 4.7 data is what Hodgdon/Winchester shows for 124 grain Lead bullets.

    Berry bullets are not grease lubed lead bullets.
    A low enough lead bullet starting load can stick one in the barrel.
    Berry bullets says to use mid-level jacketed data.

    Hodgdon further shows WSF - 124 Jacketd data to be:
    4.7 Start
    5.3 MAX.

    So thats what I would use.
    4.7 Start, working up to probably around 5.0.

  3. Walkalong

    Walkalong Moderator

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