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Bushings for Promo

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by warren, Mar 8, 2013.

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  1. warren

    warren Member

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    I ordered a keg of promo and can't find the bushing size it's not on the Alliant reloading guide. I think I can use the same one as for red dot and e3 anybody know for sure?????

    warren
     
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    NO YOU CANT USE THE SAME AS RED DOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I use 429 Hornady bushing BUT FOR GOD sack and your safety use a scale and measure it to be safe!



    Jerry Lewis
     
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    NO YOU CANT USE THE SAME AS RED DOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I use 429 Hornady bushing BUT FOR GOD sack and your safety use a scale and measure it to be safe!



    Jerry Lewis
     
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    Oregunner Well-Known Member

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    You can use the RedDot recipes, and substitute Promo, BY WEIGHT, not by bushing size. Use a scale. Mark
     
  5. Ross

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    YES to all answers above, Promo "usually" requires 2 or 3 sizes SMALLER. 1st purchase-- a GOOD scale-- then use correct bushing as per published data.That said I've tried Promo and it seems to be a very good powder, consistent drops--not too sensitive to temps. Ross Puls
     
  6. warren

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    Thank you for your input that's what I wanted to know 2 or 3 sizes smaller I have a chart that says how much powder to use I just don't know the bushing and I'm well aware of the scales requirment, now I have a starting point. Thanks John
     
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    I have a MEC9000H and load nothing but promo.

    I like shooting a 1 ounce load, 1200 FPS, and I use a #32 bushing in my MEC to achieve that. Gives me about 18 grains of powder.

    Kevin
     
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    I have a mec 9000 and reload sts shells 1 oz. loads with winchester primers i use 34 bushing 19.3 to 19.5 grains depends on drop really quick load i think speed around 1290
     
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    I load with a 800 plus gun club hulls,drf8 wads or cb-3118,fio primers,19.5 grs,1200fps,bushing 32-33 for 3 yrs now great load for everything.
     
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    1 1/8 oz
     
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