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Powerbond 230gr 45acp Unique powder

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by Warners, May 2, 2013.

  1. Warners

    Warners Well-Known Member

    I was able to pick up 1,000 of the 230gr RN Powerbond bullets last night and want to run a suggested load by you experts. I have done a bit of research, and this appears to be a middle of the road load for these bullets using Unique powder.

    45 ACP: 6.0gr Unique powder, Powerbond 230gr RN bullet, 1.260” OAL

    Can anyone confirm my findings?

    Thanks in advance,

  2. jem375

    jem375 Well-Known Member

    I use 6.5 grs of Unique with 230 gr. fmj or jhp's... good load
  3. Beanie-Bean

    Beanie-Bean Well-Known Member

    Just looked at my notes, and I had 6.2 gr at 1.210" for some Hornady FMJ on my last .45ACP loads.

    I've tried Unique in all the handgun calibers I load, and it's a really good powder for me. I'm not looking for bunny fart loads, and I like that the charges will take up a fair amount of space in the case, so double charges are very evident.
  4. Warners

    Warners Well-Known Member

    Good info so far guys...thanks. I'll have to see which powder disk throws how much powder on my Lee turret press and find something workable.....seems like 6-6.5 grains of Unique should work.


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