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I know this weight bullet may not be the best for accuracy but I have a bunch of them for plinking. Anyone have any recommended loads using IMR 4227 powder? I was thinking around 19 grains or so per the loading manuals. IMR suggests 21 compressed as the maximum but I generally try to be more conservative.

I just put on a new Lyman sight on my Marlin and am anxious to try it out.
 

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Also loads for Unique

I also have a lot of Unique powder so recommended loads with that would be appreciated.
 

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I'd say forget the 4227 with that light of a bullet. :eek:

With Unique, a charge of 8-9 grains should give you a somewhat shootable load if it's only for plinking.

I've loaded for quite a few different 357 rifles, and revolvers. With all the countless combinations I've tried, I've still yet to get one to shoot 110g bullets worth a hoot compared to 125g+ bullets in 357 cases. I have gotten decent accuracy with 110g bullets using 38 cases though.
 

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Primer?

Thanks for the reply. I will load up some with the Unique. Would a magnum primer be necessary for those loads or just a regular small pistol primer?
 

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Standard primers will work OK, but I've gotten more consistant velocities, and accuracy from magnum primers when using Unique with lighter bullets.
 
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