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Factory loads and Power Pistol
« on: June 04, 2016, 04:44:25 PM »
I've read a few places that Alliant Power Pistol is/was used in an awful lot of factory ammo.

I love the stuff for 9mm, and have looked  thru a lot of the pulldown information here for most calibers, and it looks like other similar burning rate powders are used instead (WSF, Silhouette, Longshot etc.) of PP.

I know a lot of powders may physically look like canister grade powders and be totally different but I don't think I saw any educated guesses that PP was in any factory loads.

Just curious if other similar powders are now favored for some reason, or maybe it's all BS.


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Re: Factory loads and Power Pistol
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2016, 07:14:58 PM »
Power Pistol is a great powder in the 10mm it may not provide the absolute fastest velocities but is is a good balance of performance vs. the economic powder by weight ratio.  Also the NEW Alliant BE-86 is ranking right up there too when pushed.
Both make good numbers performance wise.
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