Originally Posted by fmj
i AM learning something!
one other thing. when your using a propriatary bullet like the xtp you should be using that company's load data. for something standard like a 230grain fmj any valid load data will work just fine. if your using a hornady xtp you should be using the data hornady developed just for that bullet. while it is a 185grn bullet the ogive and length of the bullet is non-standard so you cant use another maufacturers data and still be safe.
i lean towards paranoia when it comes to reloading safety.
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