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When ever I want to start working on a new load, I like to look at a few difference sources of data for that load before I begin. There have also been times that I couldn't find the data I was looking for, and had to improvise other data. The idea for this thread is to get as much of that info in one place as possible. So if you've got a source, feel free to post it.

Here's what I've found.

Accurate Powders

http://www.accuratepowder.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/accurate_load_data_3.5.pdf

Hodgdon/IMR

http://www.imrpowder.com/PDF/Hodgdon%20Basic%20Manual.pdf

http://www.hodgdon.com/PDF/Hodgdon%20Basic%20Manual.pdf

http://data.hodgdon.com/main_menu.asp

Ranier Ballistics

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=1&cad =rja&sqi=2&ved=0CCoQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fire armstalk.com%2Fforums%2Fattachments%2Ff30%2F107130 d1371933702-need-recipe-45-acp-raniermwdata-1.pdf&ei=AXMvUuO-JMHg2gWakYDwCg&usg=AFQjCNGEknGPoTlMza_WrmChzOn2Xci 0oA&sig2=4wFfgHYHX0H5wrVKQZMWqg&bvm=bv.51773540,d. b2I

Reloading Calculator

http://www.reloaderhub.com/calculator.cfm
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Don't forget Alliant:

http://www.alliantpowder.com/resources/catalog/alliantpowder-reloadersguide/

This new doc from Western Powders (Ramshot) also incorporates Accurate Powder data as well.

http://www.ramshot.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/WP_LoadSpec_7-2-13.pdf

One of the better burn rate charts I've seen:

http://www.ramshot.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/burn_rates.pdf
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A few more.

Nosler

http://www.nosler.com/load-data/

I like how Nosler does their data.



Speer

http://www.speer-bullets.com/products/reloading_manual/

Hornady (only a few obsolete calibers)

http://www.hornady.com/data
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Here are some I use. Like everything else on the interweb I take any load data with a grain of salt.

www.handloads.com

www.reloadammo.com

www.nosler.com/load-data

www.barnesbullets.com/information/load-data

http://stevespages.com/page8.htm

When I go to that last site I get the following warning. I just wanted to mention it. I just click "Cancel" and its not caused me any problems.
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Like everything else on the interweb I take any load data with a grain of salt.
Absolutely. This is another reason I like to look at multiple data sources. If one says that 5 gr is the max, but another says 6 gr is the max, that tells me I better look into it more.
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Great thread.. i vote for a sticky!!!!!
I second the sticky...

I need all the help I can get...
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I second the sticky...

I need all the help I can get...
I do too.

I can't afford to go buy a lot of reloading manuals (and afford to keep reloading, shooting, and saving up for new guns ), so this is the next best thing.
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i vote for a sticky as well!

very good work guys!
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Barnes

http://www.barnesbullets.com/information/load-data/

http://www.barnesbullets.com/information/load-data-1/

Sierra (.308 Win)

http://www.6mmbr.citymaker.com/f/sierra308Win.pdf
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