Speer RHT ammo

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by robocop10mm, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. robocop10mm

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    Since we have opened a semi-indoor range we are using non-toxic frangible ammo for much training/qualification. A couple of issues came up that may be of assistance to you handloaders.

    The Speer .45 ACP RHT ammo uses a small pistol primer. You may want to segregate it to avoid loading problems. I just set it aside and save it for when (and if) I have more small pistol primers than large.

    The Speer .223 RHT seems to resize very easily. Pressures must be lower than normal. The cases average about 1 grain lighter than Winchester commercial cases. Not much but should be taken into consideration during load development as the brass is "probably" thinner.