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Orange Dot Powder??

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Big Jack, Jan 11, 2008.

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  1. Big Jack

    Big Jack Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried it yet, Opinions please.
     
  2. oletymer

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    You mean Claydot?
     
  3. Big Jack

    Big Jack Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, your right..but after Blue Dot, Green Dot, & Red Dot you can understand the way I was thinking. Let's try again, opinions on CLAY DOT, if you please...

    Big Jack
     
  4. Shooting Coach

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    If possible, it is even better than Clays. Leave it to Alliant to improve an already great product!
     
  5. Big Jack

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    How about burn rate..what does it compare with..
     
  6. Capt. Morgan

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    Alliant contends that it produces velocity and pressure equal to Hodgdon Clays. I have sufficient reasons to doubt that claim.

    Morgan
     
  7. jbmi

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    I go back and forth between the two, after thousands and thousands of rounds I have found no difference. I use a MEC 9000 and Grabber and never change the powder bushing, they throw the same weight and I get the same results.
     
  8. Hauxfan

    Hauxfan Well-Known Member

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    I'm with jbmi. I've used at least 4 kegs of it by now and can't tell the difference.

    I use the same powder settings on my adjustable charge bar and it doesn't vary.

    Hauxfan!
     
  9. k-gunguy

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    I was thinking of switching to Clay Dot, how do you like the powder.
    In asking that I am refering to how your performance is ,and the recoil.
    Thanks
    GAZ
     
  10. flybyknight

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    I've used at least 8 kegs of Claydot. I first started using it when my supplier was out of Clays. I prefer Clays, but only because for me Clays is slightly cleaner and cheaper. I have to use 0.2 grains more Claydot per load than Clays to get the same velocity. But that may be because I load at the lower end of the pressure range, which can greatly impact burn rate. Claydot is a fine powder. Bob K
     
  11. 22hornet

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    I inquired about Claydot in a previous thread. After several posters reported positively, I switched from Clays to Claydot. A little less expensive, and I haven't seen any difference in performance. I'm still waiting for my "friend" to return my borrowed chronograph so I can do some speed testing. I'll post results.
     
  12. Michael Jobe

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    Forget Clay-Dot. Use e3.

    ~Michael
     
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