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  1. powder drop weight changes

    Reloading
    I assume the drop weight of powder can be affected by humidity (as well as static) but does it vary as much 1 grain? I was getting 16.6 g of Clays powder (Canadian) a few months ago and now it's only about 15.6 with the same bushing. I live in the Seattle area so the humidity is much lower right...
  2. Clays vs International Clays vs Titewad

    Reloading
    I've been reloading with Clays but I've found the new Clays to be subject to more static electricity problems than the old Clays. I get inconsistent drops using a powder baffle on my Mec 9000, varying by +/- .3 grains. Are International Clays or Titewad any better in this regard? It also looks...
  3. Smoke and Smells

    Reloading
    Tonight I switched to a new load for me: Clays/Fed209A/1 1/8 in STS. Loaded per Hodgdon's load data for 1145 fps. Wow, quite a bit more smoke than I am used to. Ha ha, guy downwind of me made a comment of having to wait for it to clear before he would call. Also, I smelled a strong odor...
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