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Old 06-19-2017, 12:48 PM
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Default Looking for Recipe for Speer GDHP

I just picked up some Speer GPHP short barrel 135gr for .38 Special.

I'm looking to use my VVN320 but the VV website only lists loading data for 125gr and 140gr. My Lyman 49th ed is the same. Can anyone tell me what a safe starting load and max load would be for +p and standard?

I tried searching but didn't find anything here or google.

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Old 06-19-2017, 12:59 PM
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I'll look in my Lee manual when I get home tonight.
It has more load data than any other manual I have ever seen.
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Old 06-19-2017, 1:02 PM
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^ I appreciate that. Thanks!
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Old 06-19-2017, 4:00 PM
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Use 140gr data. No problem at all and it'll be close to spot on. 5gr of bullet doesn't change the powder charge much.

Using heavier data means less pressure, so it's a safe way to go.
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Old 06-19-2017, 4:48 PM
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Use 140gr data. No problem at all and it'll be close to spot on. 5gr of bullet doesn't change the powder charge much.

Using heavier data means less pressure, so it's a safe way to go.


Ya it looks like I'll probably go this route. I was just wondering if anyone had the actual numbers.

Thanks!
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Old 06-20-2017, 5:34 AM
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Lee does not have info for vvn.
They only have power pistol and unique for 135 g. in 38 spec. +P
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Old 06-20-2017, 5:37 AM
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Lee does not have info for vvn.
They only have power pistol and unique for 135 g. in 38 spec. +P


Thanks for responding. I don't think any resources specifically mention N320. At this point I'm just going to go with the load data for 140gn of VV.
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