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JarheadAZ

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.44 Rem Mag/IMR-4198 loads for Trapper Carbine?
« on: January 06, 2021, 08:46:53 am »
I did see a reference to IMR-4198 for 240gr XTP in longer 44 mags (Win 94 Trapper Carbine). Can anyone offer advice on this? It's what I've got. The charge in question was roughly 20.0gr.

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    JarheadAZ

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    Re: .44 Rem Mag/IMR-4198 loads for Trapper Carbine?
    « Reply #1 on: January 07, 2021, 11:46:59 am »
    Well, that was informative.

    No biggie, just ordered some H-110.

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    Re: .44 Rem Mag/IMR-4198 loads for Trapper Carbine?
    « Reply #2 on: January 07, 2021, 07:53:37 pm »
    Not ignoring you - I just never loaded for it.  My info and experience with .45 Colt doesn't translate except in general terms.  The only thing that would is the plinking loads I made with Hodgdon Trail Boss powder.  I was running some cast 250 grainers and about 5 grains of the stuff over Winchester primers.  I didn't chrono anything but I'm guessing they were only getting to around 700 fps - very mild. 

    I finally quit weighing the stuff and just used a Lee plastic scoop and a tap on the side of the jelly jar before dumping it into the cases and it didn't seem to make any difference than weighing individual charges.   :shrug  The stuff is very fluffy and gets jumpy when it's compressed so I'm guessing 5 grains would be a good place to start with a heavy bullet load in the .44 mag. 

    Good luck with your new caliber.   :thumbup
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    Re: .44 Rem Mag/IMR-4198 loads for Trapper Carbine?
    « Reply #3 on: January 08, 2021, 01:03:07 pm »
    Roger that, and thanks for your response.

    Greg
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