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Desert Eagle41
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Posted: March 05 2017 at 2:18pm | IP Logged Quote Desert Eagle41

I always shied away from the 40 cal with a lot of 9mm and 10mm I just didn't get interested until lately. A friend needed some rounds for competition I loaded some but needed a way to test them so I bought a M&P full size 40 caliber and tested with that. He wanted as light a load as I could do so settled on 155g JHP using 6.3g Power Pistol and it worked great. Back to the 41AE I just don't seem to have the time for it but maybe when I get bored later I will work on that. Craig

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Posted: March 05 2017 at 5:30pm | IP Logged Quote RT58

I know what you mean by not having enough time for the .41. There's a lot of things I'd like to try but don't have time for.
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Posted: March 05 2017 at 6:39pm | IP Logged Quote hoghunter

My approach to load development has been to keep it as
simple as possible.

Once I get a load that will meet my standards, 1/2 moa
for my varmint rifles and 1 moa for big game rifles I
stop the load development.

After I have a load that meets my standards I focus on
becoming a better field shot, practicing shooting in
field positions to become a better practical shooter.

I don't chase after smaller groups because I don't find
it necessary since I'm a competitive target shooter
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Posted: March 06 2017 at 4:41pm | IP Logged Quote REM1875

hoghunter wrote:
My approach to load development has
been to keep it as
simple as possible.

Once I get a load that will meet my standards, 1/2 moa
for my varmint rifles and 1 moa for big game rifles I
stop the load development.

After I have a load that meets my standards I focus on
becoming a better field shot, practicing shooting in
field positions to become a better practical shooter.

I don't chase after smaller groups because I don't
find
it necessary since I'm a competitive target shooter



I just can't leave well enough alone. I have to fiddle
with something else to tweak the load - but I am
getting better in my old age of deciding on a single
load.

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Posted: March 07 2017 at 11:39am | IP Logged Quote RT58

I've never done any kind of competition shooting, but I don't set a stop limit for accuracy.
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Posted: March 07 2017 at 12:13pm | IP Logged Quote Desert Eagle41

OK just finished up some 9mm 124g hydra shok 6.0g Power Pistol and some 147g same thing at 5.0g. Will test asap but it is raining and has been for days. I load 115g Montana Gold all the time near these rounds so don't expect any issues. Craig

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Posted: March 27 2017 at 1:16pm | IP Logged Quote Desert Eagle41

Was testing a Springfield 9 today and ran some 147 Hi Shok thru with no problems, Accurate and a lot of fum when you don't miss much. Ha Ha Had one jam that was a bad reload, bulged case. I have already re reloaded it for the next time out. Craig

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