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I have any opportunity to bad an 8 lb can of this powder cheap. I was wondering what if any problems people have with this powder. And what recipes people are using......
 

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No problems, load it just like you would red dot. Always check and or weigh your powder charge. Good luck, Tim
 

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GOOD stuff & the price is usually lower than RD. As per TD1958 be sure to weigh your powder drops as Promo takes a SMALLER bushing than RD. Ross Puls
 

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Be careful with Promo powder and Fiocchi primers in colder weather. I've loaded over 50lbs of Promo and only had trouble with Fiocchi primers. Every now and then I would get a weak sounding load. Switched to Cheddite and Federal primers and the problem went away.... Just my experience.... Dan Thome (Trap2)
 

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Clay Dot $96.00 in S.E. Penna. Made that switch after years and years of shooting Hodgdon Clays. $96.00 vs. $124.00 had to try it so went with 2 8# jugs to save a small bit more.

I've always been satisfied with Green Dot and Red Dot and believe Alliant put out a great product. They are very easy to get in touch with for questions.

Good luck with it.
 

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I paid $85 for 8# kegs last Dec. Just for fun, I used my scale and measured out 25 18gr charges of promo to try. 1 1/8oz and fig 8 wad, worked great! Very happy. I am finishing up my last keg of clay dot before I make the change.
 

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I was getting 1170 FPS with 16.3 gr of promo in a 90-T whose bore was .746 and with orange Western wads and Win slate cases. (I sold the gun today)
 

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I have shot several kegs of promo. As a matter of fact it took help me be a AA shooter. The only thing I hate about it is it is way dirty. Your action and barrel will be black. I never really paid much attention to it until I switched to clays.
 

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I have loaded many 8# Jugs! In cold Temps., I would switch to Fed 209A's and back to Win-209A in spring. Shoot in N. WI. -20 to +32 with no problems. Good Luck. Promo shooter.
 

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18.7 gr Promo, FIO primer, green duster wad and 1oz of #8. -6°F a couple weeks ago in Wallowa and everything worked just fine. Keeping the pressures up on the Promo powder encourages cleaner burning....... Larry
 

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I've been using cheddite primers......goin to try to continue using them until I have problems....thanks for all the help!!!
 
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