Is Blue Dot made for 180gr bullets or is the Speer reloading manual #14 typoed?

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  1. pinne65

    pinne65
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    Speer #14

    GDHP grs/Blue Dot grs/ (MAX)/Fps
    155/12.0/1291
    165/11.5/1273
    180/11.0/1295

    All from an S/W M1006

    However Unique
    GDHP grs/Unique grs/ (MAX)/Fps
    155/8.5/1246
    165/8.3/1194
    180/8.0/138

    I realize those velocities are almost within the margin of error. But what gives? I had expected a larger velocity difference between 155 & 180 gr bullets. And fps in higher for 155 gr.

    Looking at 9mm, 115,124,147gr bullets velocity decreases with weigth for Blue Dot as well...
     
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  2. deadeye

    deadeye
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    WHAT caliber are you loading 10mm or ?
     
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  3. pinne65

    pinne65
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    Yep - lol - 10mm forgot that;-)
     
  4. deadeye

    deadeye
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    sent you a PM
     
  5. oli700

    oli700
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    Blue Dot is my go to 10mm powder, I like AA9 as well but BD seems to be my favorite . I also load all my cast 12g slugs with Blue Dot, great powder
     

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