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Barnes XPB 225 gr 44 special

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by JoelSteinbach, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. JoelSteinbach

    JoelSteinbach Well-Known Member

    Looking for load data for barnes XPB 225 grain in 44 special, would like to use in my Charter Bull Dog as a carry weapon.
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2013
  2. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

    That is a poor choice of bullet for a snub nose .44 Spl.

    The Barnes 225 XPB is a .44 Mag bullet, designed to perform at .44 Mag / .444 Marlin velocity.

    At all the velocity you can get at of a Charter .44 Spl. snub, it will be like shooting FMJ.

    The Barnes #42921 200-grain XPB bullet is designed to work & expand at .44 Special velicity.

    The #42920 200 grain bullet is intended for use in the .44 Remington Magnum cartridge.

  3. JoelSteinbach

    JoelSteinbach Well-Known Member

    Thanks RC, I will try my 200 gr Hornady with 8 gr AA #5

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