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9mm question

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by ammopoor, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. ammopoor

    ammopoor New Member

    Dec 25, 2007
    I'm a newbie and will be getting my press this coming week. My question is when loading a bullet and the actual recipe cannot be found for specific components what is the general rule of thumb? I'm wanting to load a 9MM Magtech 124 grain FMJ with w231 in once fired brass using cci primers. I'm getting a speer 14th edition rloading book with the rest of my supplies are these books brand specific?
  2. The-Fly

    The-Fly Active Member

    Nov 1, 2005
    Northern Colorado
    While I am no expert, I wouldn't worry too much about the brand of primer your using, as long as its the right one (small pistol, non magnum). I do load 124gr 9mm with W231, so here's my load.

    124gr FMJ, 4.6gr of W231. Does about 1100fps out of my G34.

    This is a full powered load (but well with in limits, book max is 4.8gr). If you want something a bit more tame, drop it down to 4.4 or 4.2

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