jbaum wrote:If you already have 42 and 45 grain loads, why not make a belt with 43 and 44? Mark each belt, and listen to the gun run when you shoot them. The gun will tell you when you get the right amount of powder, as it will run with a cadence that isn't there with too little powder, and doesn't run any better with more. My gun likes 44 grains of Hodgdon BL-C(2). Each powder is a little different, but the only way to know for sure what's best for your gun is to try different loads. A half grain makes a difference, so once you get it to, let's say, 43 grains, try 42.5 and 43.5 and see if there's a difference between them.
Use the least amount of powder possible to make the gun run smoothly.
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