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Sierra data needed for .44 spl

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by joneb, Oct 22, 2008.

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  1. joneb

    joneb Member

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    Hi folks,
    I have 52 Sierra 180gr JHC #8600 and no load data, the powders I would like to use are W-231 or AA#5, these will be fired from a S&W 696. thank you.
     
  2. rg1

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    Sierra 5th Edition:
    Win 231 5.8 700fps---6.4 800fps---max 7.0 900fps
    AA#5 8.8 700---9.5 800---max 10.2 900fps
    #8600 180gr. bullet C.O.L. 1.490"
    Tested with CCI 300 primer, Win case, 6 1/2 barrel S&W 24
     
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    Thanks :)
     
  4. tlen

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    Email Sierra and ask. Generally they will email back a PDF file with load data for that cartridge. Good CS; lot better than buying their reloading manal.
     
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