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  1. Colt 1911 doesn't feed my handloads

    I have a newer Remington 1911R1 I worked up a nice load that the Remington shoots well with no failures to feed. I also have a Glock 21 that give great accuracy with these loads with no failures to feed. Now we come to my trusty Colt 1911A1. I get at least 2 failures to feed out of each...
  2. 357 Mag loads with Blue Dot ?

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I am trying to find a load for Alliant Blue Dot Powder for a 125g Hornady XTP. I also need the 158g same type info. Hornady doesn't list Blue Dot and Alliant doesn't list Hornady bullets. I'm wondering whose cornflakes got pee'd in, but I digress. I have a 2 yr old Hornady book for no help as...
  3. Black bear loads

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I have been working on my loads for my black bear hunt in September. I plan on taking my 45-70 guide gun and my 444 Marlin 1895. I think I have got my loads perfected as seen by the two three shot targets below both fired at 100 yards. The red target is the 444 load and the black target is the...
  4. One bullet 44 mag

    Handgun Cartridges
    I'm getting into 44 magnum handloads very soon and being the lazy individual that I am, I just want one or two bullets for the Ruger Redhawk. I know H110 is the powder of choice for heavy bullets in the 44 but what do you veterans suggest for the bullets? I'm planing on using Hornady 300gr XTPs...