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458 socom data

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by new2458, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. new2458

    new2458 ND New Member

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    Hi, Ijust received the 458 socom upper I ordered from RRA! I am feeling the need to heat up the tube,but have no loaded ammo. I have dies,brass,and bullets,but no data. Looking 4 lower presure loads using325 grn FTX. Can anyone help me out?
     
  2. locobob

    locobob Beaverton, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Ammo and reloading section is about 20 headings down - think you'll have better luck asking there.
     
  3. new2458

    new2458 ND New Member

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    thanks Loco.
     
  4. gehrheart

    gehrheart fidalgo island Well-Known Member

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  5. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    NEW2458,

    You'll find 29gr. of lil'Gun a very boring load with the 325gr.FTX, (2.23 COL) as all of the bullets tend to
    go in the same hole.:laugh::thumbup:

    Jack...:cool:
     
  6. new2458

    new2458 ND New Member

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    Thanks 4 the great info. On my way to pick up some lil'Gun!!
     
  7. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    NEW2458,

    Watch that lil'Gun. It is not as forgiving as some other powders
    and I only use it for the 325gr. FTX and the 300gr. Rem. HP

    I found it was not as flexible as, RE-7, IMR-4198, or W-296.

    If you later decide to try lead bullets W-296 is very flexible.

    Jack...:cool: PS. I use a carbine length gas system