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PB load

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by shot410ga, Jan 8, 2009.

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  1. shot410ga

    shot410ga Well-Known Member

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    I loaded up a 1 oz. load using AA hull, Fio 616 primer, REM TGT12S wad, #8's, and 23 grains of PB. Shot two boxes today at the 27 in a 10-15 mph wind from the Southwst. Almost no recoil and smacked the targets with a LF choke in my Ljutic. This is the first time I tried PB in 1 oz hot load (1260fps avg., Chronograph)). I was impressed.

    If you've got recoil issues, like I have (flinching) you might try this load. I was amazed at the lack of recoil.
     
  2. Tripod

    Tripod Well-Known Member

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    If it didn't cost about half again as much as the other powders.....
     
  3. locdoc

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    Tripod,

    Where are you located? I still have PB 5 pounders by the case/4 for $250.00 That equates to $12.50 per pound. Pick up only. I'm in NH

    Doug Whiton, P/W dealer/dist
     
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    It would have been gone long ago if I were a hazmat shipper. Hell, can't even ship it from the regional UPS terminal.

    Doug Whiton, P/W dealer/dist
     
  5. hangn7

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    Can someone explain why PB is so much higher than the other powders? Thank you Mark
     
  6. shot410ga

    shot410ga Well-Known Member

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    Price does not mean much if you've got a recoil problem, and this load is the fastest softest load I have ever shot. And I've tried just about everything.
     
  7. AveragEd

    AveragEd Well-Known Member

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    To make PB's cost more palatable, divide the difference in price between it and any other powder by the approximate number of shells a pound of it will load and multiply that by 25 to arrive at exactly how much more using PB costs per box. I think you'll find it to be quite acceptable, especially if you like light-recoiling shells.

    Ed
     
  8. Texas Ton

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    hang-----------PB is very difficult to make and the slightest slip up results in tossing alot of product, or worse.
     
  9. shot410ga

    shot410ga Well-Known Member

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    I guess you get what you pay for. It seems PB has been around forever (when did it first come on the market?) and is still the best powder. I never used it due to price. Now I know why they charge more. It's the best for recoil and speed, bar none.............
     
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