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I've seen the cautions about not reducing loads when using WW-296 and H-110, but I've never heard the same cautions mentioned about Lil Gun. The burning rate and geometry is nearly the same, has anyone heard of any warnings using Lil Gun?

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Talking to Hodgden, they will warn you in the same way they will warn you concerning H110. I have experience with improper ignition only with 2400. Lowering down the dose of it is not supposed to be as sensitive, or so I thought. I used Lil Gun in my 158gr. 357 loads, and found good accuracy at decreased dose (15gr), but did not go lower. Hodgden didn't even like that dose. They wanted over 16gr.

Strangely,

Greg Mushial loaded Lil Gun in the 25-35 at greatly decreased doses, but not pressures, and had good results. I think lower pressure must be the key to a more dangerous load.

I would treat it the same way you treat the H110.
 

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Dittos for Dr. A. I'd like to know more about Mr. Mushial's .25-35 experiments. Is there a link? I must have a brain cramp this morning and can't find it.
 

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Hobie, the link for the 25-35 stuff is not on his sight. The most informative is the banter we had on the Beartooth sight. Look under Handloading and my 25-35 post. Its hugh. He has a link with tons of data.

http://shootersforum.com/showthread.htm?t=20108&highlight=25-35

Shortcut to data. Benchmark and especially the new Rel. 10 are choice powders for both accuracy and velocity in the 86gr. bullet. its a fantastic cartridge. Wished it was a bit more popular, so they would bring out a 100gr. bullet.

http://www.gmdr.com/levern/2535-86sp.htm
 
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