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Old 09-06-2009, 10:05 AM
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Default Reloading .50ae with Rainier 300 gr plated projectiles

Does anyone have any experience reloading .50ae cartridges with Rainier 300 gr plated projectiles? As I understand it, you should treat plated projectiles as a lead projectile, as the plating is not as dense as the jacketing on a FMJ round.

I can't find any load data online or in any of my manuals with this specific combination.

I'll be using Wolf Large Pistol Magnum primers and Winchester 296.

The closest thing I could find is the load data from handloads.org for 300gr IMI projectiles, although it does not specificy whether they are plated or FMJ.

http://www.handloads.org/loaddata/de...Powder&Source=

Any recommendations will be greatly appreciated. I'm a newb when it comes to re-loading, so I want to make sure I cross all my T's and dot all of my I's before I go blasting off any newly reloaded rounds in my hand cannon.
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try asking or searching here- http://thedeserteagle.yuku.com/bthedeserteagle

i load for the 50 myself but havent used those plated rounds
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Old 10-21-2009, 2:54 PM
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I just bought the some rainer 300gr HP 50 cal
I am having trouble finding load data for them loading 50AE
Did you ever find any good loads you would like to share?

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