Any fast burning, dense powder works well under a wadcutter. I have used red dot and green dot, but settled on the old standby, 2.7 grains of Bullseye a long time ago. I know W231 is cleaner and meters well being a ball powder, but I got set in my ways and still shoot Bullseye. It's accurate and works for me. I load it in .38 Special brass and shoot it in my .38s as well as my .357s. Both my Taurus M66s, my M85UL, and my Rossi M68 love this load. I don't feed it in my Rossi 92 carbine, though, due to feeding problems with the short OAL. It'll feed .38s, but has to be a SWC with sufficent OAL.gandog56 said:I put 3.5 grains of HP-38 over a 148 grain DEWC in .38 special cases. Mild, mild recoil and very tight groups. I probably shoot four boxes of these for every box of .357 just to keep me honest.
I put 13.8 grains (quite hot) behind that same bullet as a hunting load for my Ruger Blackhawk. It's KILLER accurate! AA#9 is a very good powder for heavy .357 loads. Sure is a handful in an SP101, though.IRISH said:I use 12 grains of A #9 with a 180 grain XTP, CCI primers, shooting star brass for pin shoots with my 608. Works great. IRISH
But under what weight and type of Bullet?50/50 said:try 5.2 grs of 700x for paper punching and plinking. i stumbled onto this load trying to shoot up keg of this powder.for
I think you're talking about 800x, not 700x, as from one load data source, Lee, Load Data is as follows:50/50 said:sorry about that a 158gr lswc,remington small pistol primers, starline or r&p
brass,and 5.2grs of 700x.dan