Morne wrote:See, what's weird to me is that most of the published Lil'Gun data is only for jacketed bullets. Since we're shooting coated here I'm supposed to be looking at lead data.
Now I have searched some and found where people have used Lil'Gun for lead bullets in .44 Mag to good result.
Morne wrote:68 F, 93% RH, 30.13" Hg
5 data points per powder load/bullet/primer combination unless otherwise noted. Chrono positioned approximately 10-feet from the muzzle.
.44 Mag 248-gr Coated SWCHP, WLP LPP, Lil' Gun Powder, 1.685-1.690" COAL
Taurus 44 with 6.5" barrel
20.0-gr AVERAGE = 1315 fps; ES = 78
21.0-gr AVERAGE = 1311 fps; ES = 148
22.0-gr AVERAGE = 1240 fps; ES = 307
Ruger Super Redhawk with 9.5" ported barrel
20.0-gr AVERAGE = 1383 fps; ES = 42
Oddly, as I increased the charge of Lil'Gun powder the average velocity decreased while the extreme spread went positively WILD. Seeing as how the 20.0-gr load was fast enough with acceptable ES I then proceeded to send that through my 9.5" Ruger SRH and was plenty pleased with how it performed there.
Sevens wrote:Ha!!! You must be talking about internet poster Clark maybe? That guy may sound a little nutty but I love the experiments that he does. He very specifically works to destruction, on purpose, to find real limits. I find his posts interesting most of the time. Many think he is a lunatic.
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