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Reduced Loads

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by jeff-portnoy, Dec 29, 2012.

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  1. jeff-portnoy

    jeff-portnoy Member

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    Hi guys.
    anybody knows,
    which of Hodgdon or Aliant powder is a suitable powder for reduced loads in 7.62x25 and 7.62x39 ?
     
  2. Walkalong

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    They are not Hodgdon or Alliant powders, but SR-4759 and AA 5744 are both suited to reduced loads in rifle calibers. Bulky and safe. Don't know about 7.62X25
     
  3. Sport45

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    Trail Boss.

    You can also reduce H4895 loads to 60% of the maximum listed for that cartridge according to Hodgdon. Only apply this to data provided by Hodgdon for H4895.
     
  4. zxcvbob

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    How reduced do you want to go?

    I would use Green Dot or Bullseye, unless you mean *really* reduced in which case it would be Red Dot. Unique if you just want to reduce it a little bit. Good luck finding load data.
     
  5. 918v

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    Blue Dot gives the best accuracy with 60% capacity loads in bottlenecked rounds. You get about 2000 FPS and MOA or better from bolt guns.
     
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    You did not say what rifle your 7.62 x 39 is, but if it is a semi-auto, odds are that your quest for fast powder reduced loads will not cycle the action.
     
  7. jwrowland77

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    Go with H4895. I've reloaded several hundred reduced loads for my 8yo daughter and she loves shooting them. Just go to Hodgdons website and follow the directions. I even called them just to verify I was doing correctly but I was fairly green at reloading when I was doing reduced loads.

    I've heard you can use Trailboss as well, but have never used it myself.
     
  8. jeff-portnoy

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    I want use 7.62 tok with 110-120 gr hollow-point and lead bullets!
    So, I think need reduced load ...
    Why Unique reduce it a little bit?( because it is fast powder)
    sks-45 with 200-210gr
     
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