**Notes:**

SS195 1x brass | CCI 400 SR Primers | CE Pro Chrony @ 10 feet |

OAL's:

| 27gr SS195 1.575" | 34gr Dogtown 1.500" | 35gr NTX 1.575" | 35gr NLFBT 1.575" |

| 40gr Vmax 1.575" | 45gr BBS 1.565" | 50gr CTBST 1.575" | 55gr FMJ 1.575"

★ Denotes a Preferred Load

This thread will contain loads that I have found to work well in my PS90 Carbine. Your gun may differ.

SS195 1x brass | CCI 400 SR Primers | CE Pro Chrony @ 10 feet |

OAL's:

| 27gr SS195 1.575" | 34gr Dogtown 1.500" | 35gr NTX 1.575" | 35gr NLFBT 1.575" |

| 40gr Vmax 1.575" | 45gr BBS 1.565" | 50gr CTBST 1.575" | 55gr FMJ 1.575"

★ Denotes a Preferred Load

This thread will contain loads that I have found to work well in my PS90 Carbine. Your gun may differ.

PS90

Use This Data At Your Own Risk

SS197 Factory Round

40 Gr Vmax

SS197

Factory Round

FPS - 2090

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 388

Notes: Standard Function

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SS195 Factory Round

27 Gr SS195

SS195

Factory Round

FPS - 2465

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 364

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + True Blue

27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.5 Grs

FPS - 2728

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 446

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2764

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 458

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.7 Grs

FPS - 2794

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 468

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.8 Grs

FPS - 2844

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 485

Notes: Standard Function - End of my ladder - It may be possible to move higher

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + AA#7 (Old Formula - OF)

27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.2 Grs

FPS - 2855

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 489

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.3 Grs

FPS - 2936

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 517

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.4 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2956

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 524

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.5 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2917

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 510

Notes: Necks getting shorter, velocity regression - velocity for this round was lower than the 8.4gr load - beyond max

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + AutoComp

27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

5.9 Grs

FPS - 2720

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 444

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2762

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 457

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2777

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 462

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

6.2 Grs *Max?*

FPS - 2807

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 473

Notes: Primer starting to show leakage around edges - I stopped and shot the remaining rounds of my ladder through the pistol -

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + LongShot

27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2749

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.7 Grs

FPS - 2729

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 447

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.8 Grs

FPS - 2777

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 462

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.9 Grs

FPS - 2743

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: I was having trouble building a consistent ladder with longshot - So I stopped my ladder here…

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34 Grain Varmint Nightmare Extreme + True Blue

34 Gr VNE

True Blue

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2440

Sample Size 7

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 450

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + Winchester AutoComp

35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.5 Grs ★

FPS - 2344

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 427

Notes: Standard Function - Super smooth ejection - A really nice load

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2409

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.8 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2415

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Standard Function - I would call this the conservtive max load

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2455

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Black ring around primer - probably just over max - functioned and ejected ok…

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

6.0 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2487

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 481

Notes: Lost a primer - Over max

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + AA#7 (Old Formula - OF)

35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.5 Grs *Too Weak*

FPS - 2492

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 27

Ft Lbs Energy 483

Notes: Fail to Feed the following round on all shots… Too weak of a charge?… higher charges than this up to the max worked great.

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.6 Grs

FPS - 2537

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 29

Ft Lbs Energy 500

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.7 Grs

FPS - 2581

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 518

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.8 Grs

FPS - 2576

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 28

Ft Lbs Energy 516

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.9 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2616

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 24

Ft Lbs Energy 532

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

8.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2609

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 529

Notes: End of my ladder for this combo - Velocity Regression from 7.9 to 8.0 - probably over max? - necks getting real short

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + Longshot

35 Gr NLFBT

Longshot

6.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2476

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 36

Ft Lbs Energy 476

Notes: Lost a primer - Over Max - so I would need to make a new ladder with a lower charges

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + Blue Dot

35 Gr NLFBT

Blue Dot

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2530

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 29

Ft Lbs Energy 497

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

Blue Dot

6.8 Grs

FPS - 2559

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 5

Ft Lbs Energy 509

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

Blue Dot

7.0 Grs *Caution?*

FPS - 2569

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 513

Notes: Primer showed leakage on the edges - I only tested one shot. Caution.

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35 Grain Hornady NTX + Winchester AutoComp

35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.5 Grs ★

FPS - 2360

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 16

Ft Lbs Energy 433

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2398

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 447

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2428

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 7

Ft Lbs Energy 458

Notes: I did lose one primer - However It may have been due to a bad primer pocket…

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.8 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2473

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 475

Notes: I would call this the Max - primer is completely flat

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2460

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 470

Notes: Lost a primer on my only shot + velocity is regressing - beyond max

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35 Grain Hornady NTX + Hodgdon HS6

35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2349

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 429

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.4 Grs

FPS - 2407

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 6

Ft Lbs Energy 450

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2510

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 490

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.8 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2534

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 499

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

7.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2599

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 525

Notes: Lost the primer - beyond max

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35 Grain Hornady NTX + Hodgdon Longshot

35 Gr NTX

Longshot

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2400

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 448

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

5.8 Grs

FPS - 2406

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 450

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

5.9 Grs

FPS - 2446

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 465

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2455

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2510

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 490

Notes: End of my ladder - do not exceed this level without entering untested territory…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Winchester WSF

40 Gr Vmax

WSF

4.6

FPS - 2051

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 374

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

4.8

FPS - 2103

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 393

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.0

FPS - 2157

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 413

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.2

FPS - 2212

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 435

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.4

FPS - 2263

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 455

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.6

FPS - 2318

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 477

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.8

FPS - 2351

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 491

Notes: Primer is starting to flatten - ejected well

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

6.0 *Caution*

FPS - 2415

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 518

Notes: Flat Primer - Functioned and ejected - brass was ok… Use caution if approaching this level…

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

6.2 *Danger*

FPS - 2428

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 524

Notes: Brass was stuck in the bolt face - Failed To Eject - Do not approach this level…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Hodgdon HS6

40 Gr Vmax

HS6

5.8

FPS - 2161

Sample Size 15

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 415

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.0

FPS - 2232

Sample Size 9

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 443

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.2

FPS - 2298

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 17

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.4

FPS - 2369

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 499

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.6

FPS - 2424

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 522

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.8

FPS - 2453

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 16

Ft Lbs Energy 535

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

7.0 *Max*

FPS - 2487

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 549

Notes: I would call this the max - Recoil is very strong - might want to stay below this level…

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

7.2 *Caution*

FPS - 2549

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 577

Notes: Functioned Ok… Brass was ok... Recoil is really strong however - I just can recommend going this high…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + True Blue

40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2213

Sample Size 20

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 435

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2254

Sample Size 20

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2311

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 5

Ft Lbs Energy 475

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2351

Sample Size 13

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 491

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.3 Grs

FPS - 2388

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 506

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.4 Grs

FPS - 2413

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 517

Notes: Ok function for these shots - most likely will jam or cause the mag to pop up in rapid fire strings however

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.5 Grs

FPS - 2435

Sample Size 7

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 527

Notes: Ok function for these shots - most likely will jam or cause the mag to pop up in rapid fire strings however

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2456

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 536

Notes: Ok function for these shots - most likely will jam or cause the mag to pop up in rapid fire strings however

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.7 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2501

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 13

Ft Lbs Energy 556

Notes: I would call this the Max in terms of potential charge - However it still jams or causes the mag to pop up

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.8 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2526

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 567

Notes: Not recommended - The brass can handle this load, but the gun will jam and will not run smoothly…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2559

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 582

Notes: Not recommended this high - too many jams - I finally lost a primer - Do not use…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Ramshot Enforcer

40 Gr Vmax

Enforcer

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2114

Sample Size 10

Stand. Dev. 25

Ft Lbs Energy 397

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Enforcer

8.0 Grs

FPS - 2267

Sample Size 10

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 457

Notes: Had one Jam right at the end of my string - maybe just a little too much - back off to 7.8 or so?

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Bullseye

40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.2 Grs

FPS - 2086

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 387

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.4 Grs

FPS - 2093

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 389

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.6 Grs

FPS - 2189

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 426

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.8 Grs

FPS - 2298

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

5.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2290

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 466

Notes: Functioned and ejected - Primers are getting pretty flat and velocity is planning off - most likely close to or at the max

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Alliant Steel

40 Gr Vmax

Steel

5.0 Grs

FPS - 2018

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 362

Notes: Standard Function - Great Powder and load for begginers - I recommend 5.0 grs for consistency…

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40 Gr Vmax

Steel

5.4 Grs

FPS - 2167

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 26

Ft Lbs Energy 417

Notes: Standard Function - Good load - you can go up to around 6.0 grains safely, but consistency drops off - stay around 5.4 or under…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Winchester AutoComp

40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

4.8 Grs

FPS - 2054

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 375

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.0 Grs

FPS - 2169

Sample Size 18

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 418

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.2 Grs ★

FPS - 2215

Sample Size 14

Stand. Dev. 11

Ft Lbs Energy 436

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.4 Grs ★

FPS - 2282

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 463

Notes: I shot another string of 26 shots - FPS-2260 | SD-19 - This is an excellent load for the PS90

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2338

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 22

Ft Lbs Energy 486

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2347

Sample Size 10

Stand. Dev. 25

Ft Lbs Energy 489

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.8 Grs

FPS - 2376

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 501

Notes: The very first round Failed to Eject - The remaining shots were fine...

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

6.0 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2405

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 6

Ft Lbs Energy 514

Notes: The very first round FTE again - The remaining shots were fine - Need more tests..

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

6.1 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2429

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 524

Notes: Starting to see some black rings around the primer - I stopped here - Caution Load below this charge

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + AA#9

40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

7.8 Grs

FPS - 2271

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 32

Ft Lbs Energy 458

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

8.0 Grs

FPS - 2320

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 25

Ft Lbs Energy 478

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

8.2 Grs

FPS - 2431

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 22

Ft Lbs Energy 525

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

8.3 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2405

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 514

Notes: Short Necks - Velocity is regressing - Probably best to stay under 8.3 grains

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Blue Dot

40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.4 Grs

FPS - 2366

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 497

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2412

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 32

Ft Lbs Energy 517

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.7 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2444

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 531

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.8 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2460

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 16

Ft Lbs Energy 537

Notes: Primers showed leakage around the outside and were slightly pushed back - over max

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Longshot

40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.0 Grs

FPS - 2157

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 413

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.2 Grs

FPS - 2237

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 445

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.4 Grs

FPS - 2257

Sample Size 23

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.5 Grs

FPS - 2309

Sample Size 15

Stand. Dev. 17

Ft Lbs Energy 473

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2334

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 484

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2351

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 491

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2386

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 36

Ft Lbs Energy 506

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

6.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2408

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 7

Ft Lbs Energy 515

Notes: *Caution - all three necks had cracking - stay under 6.0grs

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + AA#7 ( Old Formula - OF)

40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.0 Grs

FPS - 2278

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 26

Ft Lbs Energy 461

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.2 Grs

FPS - 2364

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 23

Ft Lbs Energy 496

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.4 Grs

FPS - 2435

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 21

Ft Lbs Energy 527

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2450

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 31

Ft Lbs Energy 533

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.6 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2525

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 566

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.7 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2489

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 551

Notes: Velocity regression from the 7.6gr load - necks are getting real short - stay under 7.7grs

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax +AA#7 ( Current Formula )

40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.0 Grs

FPS - 2206

Sample Size 17

Stand. Dev. 23

Ft Lbs Energy 432

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.2 Grs

FPS - 2254

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2377

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 502

Notes: Standard Function

40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.7 Grs

FPS - 2389

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 6

Ft Lbs Energy 507

Notes: Necks are getting short… good function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.8 Grs

FPS - 2409

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 4

Ft Lbs Energy 515

Notes: Really short necks - use caution at or near this level…

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + Winchester AutoComp

45 Gr BBS

AutoComp

5.2 Grs

FPS - 2014

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 405

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + Hodgdon HS6

45 Gr BBS

HS6

5.8 Grs

FPS - 2045

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 26

Ft Lbs Energy 418

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

HS6

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2087

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 435

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

HS6

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2152

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 463

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

HS6

6.4 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2175

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 473

Notes: Bad neck dent - The 6.6 gr load I shot Failed to Eject - stay below 6.4 grains in this combo…

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + True Blue

45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2147

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 461

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2169

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 470

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2197

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 482

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.3 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2221

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 493

Notes: This shot functioned, but beware of jams or mag pop-ups with TB…

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.4 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2208

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 487

Notes: Velocity regression - primer has a black ring - beyond max

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + AA#7 ( Old Formula - OF)

45 Gr BBS

AA#7 (OF)

7.0 Grs *Best*

FPS - 2235

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 499

Notes: This is the "Practical Max" - I would recommend it over the 7.1 gr load.

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45 Gr BBS

AA#7 (OF)

7.1 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2218

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 492

Notes: Velocity was a little less than the 7.0 Gr. Load - this is the max, though 7.0 Grs is a better choice…

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45 Gr BBS

AA#7 (OF)

7.2 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2201

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 38

Ft Lbs Energy 484

Notes: * Cracked necks in two casings - velocity is inconsistent - do not use - beyond max

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + Blue Dot

45 Gr BBS

Blue Dot

6.0 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2129

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 17

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Max load - do not exceed - start at 5.5 grs and work up slowly.

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45 Gr BBS

Blue Dot

6.1 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2169

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 23

Ft Lbs Energy 470

Notes: Lost a primer, FTF, FTE, severe leakage around other primers - this is beyond the max (which surprised me) - anyway - Do Not Use

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + AA#9

45 Gr BBS

AA#9

7.3 Grs

FPS - 2089

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 436

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

AA#9

7.4 Grs

FPS - 2106

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 443

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

AA#9

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2185

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 477

Notes: End of my ladder - Not sure if there is room to move up… use caution

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50 Grain Combined Tech. Ballistic Silver Tip (CTBST) + Longshot

50 Gr CTBST

Longshot

5.4 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2056

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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50 Gr CTBST

Longshot

5.5 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2074

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 478

Notes: Lost one primer & neck was dented - Next round failed to feed - beyond max - Caution

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50 Grain Combined Tech. Ballistic Silver Tip (CTBST) + Blue Dot

50 Gr CTBST

Blue Dot

5.9 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2051

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 467

Notes: Standard Function

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50 Gr CTBST

Blue Dot

6.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2076

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 478

Notes: Standard Function

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50 Gr CTBST

Blue Dot

6.1 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2124

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 5

Ft Lbs Energy 501

Notes: *One round didn’t eject properly and got jammed, Lost its primer and smoke - Do not load at or above this level - beyond max - Danger

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + True Blue

55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

4.5 Grs

FPS - 1672

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 342

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

4.8 Grs

FPS - 1758

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 378

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

5.0 Grs

FPS - 1803

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 13

Ft Lbs Energy 397

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

5.2 Grs

FPS - 1844

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 415

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

5.4 Grs *Max*

FPS - 1902

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 442

Notes: Necks are really short at 5.4 grs - I shot a 5.5gr load also and it failed to eject… So this is the Max

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + Hodgdon HS6

55 Gr HFMJ

HS6

2.5 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 777

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 74

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

HS6

3.0 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 1018

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 127

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

HS6

3.5 Grs

FPS - 1243

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 189

Notes: Cycled the action - Too fast for a subsonic…

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + Winchester WSF

55 Gr HFMJ

WSF

2.5 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 1005

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 123

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

WSF

3.0 Grs

FPS - 1231

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 185

Notes: Cycled the action- too fast for a subsonic…

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + Winchester AutoComp

55 Gr HFMJ

AutoComp

2.5 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 1059

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 137

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

AutoComp

3.0 Grs

FPS - 1231

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 185

Notes: Cycled the action - too fast for a subsonic…

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55 Gr HFMJ

AutoComp

3.0 Grs

FPS - 1050

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 135

Notes: Cycled the action - good load

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PS90

Use This Data At Your Own Risk

SS197 Factory Round

40 Gr Vmax

SS197

Factory Round

FPS - 2090

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 388

Notes: Standard Function

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SS195 Factory Round

27 Gr SS195

SS195

Factory Round

FPS - 2465

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 364

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + True Blue

27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.5 Grs

FPS - 2728

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 446

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2764

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 458

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.7 Grs

FPS - 2794

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 468

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

True Blue

6.8 Grs

FPS - 2844

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 485

Notes: Standard Function - End of my ladder - It may be possible to move higher

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + AA#7 (Old Formula - OF)

27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.2 Grs

FPS - 2855

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 489

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.3 Grs

FPS - 2936

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 517

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.4 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2956

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 524

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AA#7 (OF)

8.5 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2917

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 510

Notes: Necks getting shorter, velocity regression - velocity for this round was lower than the 8.4gr load - beyond max

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + AutoComp

27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

5.9 Grs

FPS - 2720

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 444

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2762

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 457

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2777

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 462

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

AutoComp

6.2 Grs *Max?*

FPS - 2807

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 473

Notes: Primer starting to show leakage around edges - I stopped and shot the remaining rounds of my ladder through the pistol -

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27 Grain SS195 Pulled Bullet + LongShot

27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2749

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.7 Grs

FPS - 2729

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 447

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.8 Grs

FPS - 2777

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 462

Notes: Standard Function

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27 Gr SS195 Pull

LongShot

6.9 Grs

FPS - 2743

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: I was having trouble building a consistent ladder with longshot - So I stopped my ladder here…

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34 Grain Varmint Nightmare Extreme + True Blue

34 Gr VNE

True Blue

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2440

Sample Size 7

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 450

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + Winchester AutoComp

35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.5 Grs ★

FPS - 2344

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 427

Notes: Standard Function - Super smooth ejection - A really nice load

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2409

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.8 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2415

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Standard Function - I would call this the conservtive max load

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

5.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2455

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Black ring around primer - probably just over max - functioned and ejected ok…

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35 Gr NLFBT

AutoComp

6.0 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2487

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 481

Notes: Lost a primer - Over max

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + AA#7 (Old Formula - OF)

35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.5 Grs *Too Weak*

FPS - 2492

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 27

Ft Lbs Energy 483

Notes: Fail to Feed the following round on all shots… Too weak of a charge?… higher charges than this up to the max worked great.

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.6 Grs

FPS - 2537

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 29

Ft Lbs Energy 500

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.7 Grs

FPS - 2581

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 518

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.8 Grs

FPS - 2576

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 28

Ft Lbs Energy 516

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

7.9 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2616

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 24

Ft Lbs Energy 532

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

AA#7 (OF)

8.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2609

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 529

Notes: End of my ladder for this combo - Velocity Regression from 7.9 to 8.0 - probably over max? - necks getting real short

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + Longshot

35 Gr NLFBT

Longshot

6.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2476

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 36

Ft Lbs Energy 476

Notes: Lost a primer - Over Max - so I would need to make a new ladder with a lower charges

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35 Grain Nosler Lead Free Ballistic Tip (NLFBT) + Blue Dot

35 Gr NLFBT

Blue Dot

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2530

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 29

Ft Lbs Energy 497

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

Blue Dot

6.8 Grs

FPS - 2559

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 5

Ft Lbs Energy 509

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NLFBT

Blue Dot

7.0 Grs *Caution?*

FPS - 2569

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 513

Notes: Primer showed leakage on the edges - I only tested one shot. Caution.

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35 Grain Hornady NTX + Winchester AutoComp

35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.5 Grs ★

FPS - 2360

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 16

Ft Lbs Energy 433

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2398

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 447

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2428

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 7

Ft Lbs Energy 458

Notes: I did lose one primer - However It may have been due to a bad primer pocket…

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.8 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2473

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 475

Notes: I would call this the Max - primer is completely flat

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35 Gr NTX

AutoComp

5.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2460

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 470

Notes: Lost a primer on my only shot + velocity is regressing - beyond max

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35 Grain Hornady NTX + Hodgdon HS6

35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2349

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 429

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.4 Grs

FPS - 2407

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 6

Ft Lbs Energy 450

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2510

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 490

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

6.8 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2534

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 499

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

HS6

7.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2599

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 525

Notes: Lost the primer - beyond max

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35 Grain Hornady NTX + Hodgdon Longshot

35 Gr NTX

Longshot

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2400

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 448

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

5.8 Grs

FPS - 2406

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 450

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

5.9 Grs

FPS - 2446

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 465

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2455

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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35 Gr NTX

Longshot

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2510

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 490

Notes: End of my ladder - do not exceed this level without entering untested territory…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Winchester WSF

40 Gr Vmax

WSF

4.6

FPS - 2051

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 374

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

4.8

FPS - 2103

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 393

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.0

FPS - 2157

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 413

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.2

FPS - 2212

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 435

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.4

FPS - 2263

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 455

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.6

FPS - 2318

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 477

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

5.8

FPS - 2351

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 491

Notes: Primer is starting to flatten - ejected well

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

6.0 *Caution*

FPS - 2415

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 518

Notes: Flat Primer - Functioned and ejected - brass was ok… Use caution if approaching this level…

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40 Gr Vmax

WSF

6.2 *Danger*

FPS - 2428

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 524

Notes: Brass was stuck in the bolt face - Failed To Eject - Do not approach this level…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Hodgdon HS6

40 Gr Vmax

HS6

5.8

FPS - 2161

Sample Size 15

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 415

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.0

FPS - 2232

Sample Size 9

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 443

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.2

FPS - 2298

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 17

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.4

FPS - 2369

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 499

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.6

FPS - 2424

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 522

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

6.8

FPS - 2453

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 16

Ft Lbs Energy 535

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

7.0 *Max*

FPS - 2487

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 549

Notes: I would call this the max - Recoil is very strong - might want to stay below this level…

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40 Gr Vmax

HS6

7.2 *Caution*

FPS - 2549

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 577

Notes: Functioned Ok… Brass was ok... Recoil is really strong however - I just can recommend going this high…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + True Blue

40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2213

Sample Size 20

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 435

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2254

Sample Size 20

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2311

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 5

Ft Lbs Energy 475

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2351

Sample Size 13

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 491

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.3 Grs

FPS - 2388

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 506

Notes: Hit or miss function - may cause a jam or mag pop - I am not caring much for True Blue in the PS90…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.4 Grs

FPS - 2413

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 15

Ft Lbs Energy 517

Notes: Ok function for these shots - most likely will jam or cause the mag to pop up in rapid fire strings however

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.5 Grs

FPS - 2435

Sample Size 7

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 527

Notes: Ok function for these shots - most likely will jam or cause the mag to pop up in rapid fire strings however

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2456

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 536

Notes: Ok function for these shots - most likely will jam or cause the mag to pop up in rapid fire strings however

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.7 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2501

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 13

Ft Lbs Energy 556

Notes: I would call this the Max in terms of potential charge - However it still jams or causes the mag to pop up

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.8 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2526

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 567

Notes: Not recommended - The brass can handle this load, but the gun will jam and will not run smoothly…

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40 Gr Vmax

True Blue

6.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2559

Sample Size 8

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 582

Notes: Not recommended this high - too many jams - I finally lost a primer - Do not use…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Ramshot Enforcer

40 Gr Vmax

Enforcer

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2114

Sample Size 10

Stand. Dev. 25

Ft Lbs Energy 397

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Enforcer

8.0 Grs

FPS - 2267

Sample Size 10

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 457

Notes: Had one Jam right at the end of my string - maybe just a little too much - back off to 7.8 or so?

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Bullseye

40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.2 Grs

FPS - 2086

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 387

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.4 Grs

FPS - 2093

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 389

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.6 Grs

FPS - 2189

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 426

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

4.8 Grs

FPS - 2298

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

BullsEye

5.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2290

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 466

Notes: Functioned and ejected - Primers are getting pretty flat and velocity is planning off - most likely close to or at the max

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Alliant Steel

40 Gr Vmax

Steel

5.0 Grs

FPS - 2018

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 362

Notes: Standard Function - Great Powder and load for begginers - I recommend 5.0 grs for consistency…

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40 Gr Vmax

Steel

5.4 Grs

FPS - 2167

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 26

Ft Lbs Energy 417

Notes: Standard Function - Good load - you can go up to around 6.0 grains safely, but consistency drops off - stay around 5.4 or under…

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Winchester AutoComp

40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

4.8 Grs

FPS - 2054

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 375

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.0 Grs

FPS - 2169

Sample Size 18

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 418

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.2 Grs ★

FPS - 2215

Sample Size 14

Stand. Dev. 11

Ft Lbs Energy 436

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.4 Grs ★

FPS - 2282

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 463

Notes: I shot another string of 26 shots - FPS-2260 | SD-19 - This is an excellent load for the PS90

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2338

Sample Size 16

Stand. Dev. 22

Ft Lbs Energy 486

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2347

Sample Size 10

Stand. Dev. 25

Ft Lbs Energy 489

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

5.8 Grs

FPS - 2376

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 501

Notes: The very first round Failed to Eject - The remaining shots were fine...

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

6.0 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2405

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 6

Ft Lbs Energy 514

Notes: The very first round FTE again - The remaining shots were fine - Need more tests..

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40 Gr Vmax

AutoComp

6.1 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2429

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 524

Notes: Starting to see some black rings around the primer - I stopped here - Caution Load below this charge

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + AA#9

40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

7.8 Grs

FPS - 2271

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 32

Ft Lbs Energy 458

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

8.0 Grs

FPS - 2320

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 25

Ft Lbs Energy 478

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

8.2 Grs

FPS - 2431

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 22

Ft Lbs Energy 525

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#9

8.3 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2405

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 514

Notes: Short Necks - Velocity is regressing - Probably best to stay under 8.3 grains

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Blue Dot

40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.4 Grs

FPS - 2366

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 497

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.6 Grs

FPS - 2412

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 32

Ft Lbs Energy 517

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.7 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2444

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 531

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Blue Dot

6.8 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2460

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 16

Ft Lbs Energy 537

Notes: Primers showed leakage around the outside and were slightly pushed back - over max

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + Longshot

40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.0 Grs

FPS - 2157

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 413

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.2 Grs

FPS - 2237

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 445

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.4 Grs

FPS - 2257

Sample Size 23

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.5 Grs

FPS - 2309

Sample Size 15

Stand. Dev. 17

Ft Lbs Energy 473

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.6 Grs

FPS - 2334

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 484

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.7 Grs

FPS - 2351

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 491

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

5.9 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2386

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 36

Ft Lbs Energy 506

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

Longshot

6.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2408

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 7

Ft Lbs Energy 515

Notes: *Caution - all three necks had cracking - stay under 6.0grs

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax + AA#7 ( Old Formula - OF)

40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.0 Grs

FPS - 2278

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 26

Ft Lbs Energy 461

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.2 Grs

FPS - 2364

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 23

Ft Lbs Energy 496

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.4 Grs

FPS - 2435

Sample Size 6

Stand. Dev. 21

Ft Lbs Energy 527

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2450

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 31

Ft Lbs Energy 533

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.6 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2525

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 566

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7 (OF)

7.7 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2489

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 8

Ft Lbs Energy 551

Notes: Velocity regression from the 7.6gr load - necks are getting real short - stay under 7.7grs

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40 Grain Hornady Vmax +AA#7 ( Current Formula )

40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.0 Grs

FPS - 2206

Sample Size 17

Stand. Dev. 23

Ft Lbs Energy 432

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.2 Grs

FPS - 2254

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 18

Ft Lbs Energy 451

Notes: Standard Function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2377

Sample Size 5

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 502

Notes: Standard Function

40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.7 Grs

FPS - 2389

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 6

Ft Lbs Energy 507

Notes: Necks are getting short… good function

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40 Gr Vmax

AA#7

7.8 Grs

FPS - 2409

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 4

Ft Lbs Energy 515

Notes: Really short necks - use caution at or near this level…

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + Winchester AutoComp

45 Gr BBS

AutoComp

5.2 Grs

FPS - 2014

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 405

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + Hodgdon HS6

45 Gr BBS

HS6

5.8 Grs

FPS - 2045

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 26

Ft Lbs Energy 418

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

HS6

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2087

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 435

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

HS6

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2152

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 12

Ft Lbs Energy 463

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

HS6

6.4 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2175

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 473

Notes: Bad neck dent - The 6.6 gr load I shot Failed to Eject - stay below 6.4 grains in this combo…

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + True Blue

45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.0 Grs

FPS - 2147

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 461

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.1 Grs

FPS - 2169

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 470

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.2 Grs

FPS - 2197

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 482

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.3 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2221

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 493

Notes: This shot functioned, but beware of jams or mag pop-ups with TB…

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45 Gr BBS

True Blue

6.4 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2208

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 487

Notes: Velocity regression - primer has a black ring - beyond max

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + AA#7 ( Old Formula - OF)

45 Gr BBS

AA#7 (OF)

7.0 Grs *Best*

FPS - 2235

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 499

Notes: This is the "Practical Max" - I would recommend it over the 7.1 gr load.

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45 Gr BBS

AA#7 (OF)

7.1 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2218

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 492

Notes: Velocity was a little less than the 7.0 Gr. Load - this is the max, though 7.0 Grs is a better choice…

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45 Gr BBS

AA#7 (OF)

7.2 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2201

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 38

Ft Lbs Energy 484

Notes: * Cracked necks in two casings - velocity is inconsistent - do not use - beyond max

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + Blue Dot

45 Gr BBS

Blue Dot

6.0 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2129

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 17

Ft Lbs Energy 453

Notes: Max load - do not exceed - start at 5.5 grs and work up slowly.

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45 Gr BBS

Blue Dot

6.1 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2169

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 23

Ft Lbs Energy 470

Notes: Lost a primer, FTF, FTE, severe leakage around other primers - this is beyond the max (which surprised me) - anyway - Do Not Use

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45 Grain Barnes Banded Solid (BBS) + AA#9

45 Gr BBS

AA#9

7.3 Grs

FPS - 2089

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 436

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

AA#9

7.4 Grs

FPS - 2106

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 443

Notes: Standard Function

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45 Gr BBS

AA#9

7.5 Grs

FPS - 2185

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 477

Notes: End of my ladder - Not sure if there is room to move up… use caution

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50 Grain Combined Tech. Ballistic Silver Tip (CTBST) + Longshot

50 Gr CTBST

Longshot

5.4 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2056

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 19

Ft Lbs Energy 469

Notes: Standard Function

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50 Gr CTBST

Longshot

5.5 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2074

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 3

Ft Lbs Energy 478

Notes: Lost one primer & neck was dented - Next round failed to feed - beyond max - Caution

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50 Grain Combined Tech. Ballistic Silver Tip (CTBST) + Blue Dot

50 Gr CTBST

Blue Dot

5.9 Grs *Max*

FPS - 2051

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 467

Notes: Standard Function

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50 Gr CTBST

Blue Dot

6.0 Grs *Caution*

FPS - 2076

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 10

Ft Lbs Energy 478

Notes: Standard Function

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50 Gr CTBST

Blue Dot

6.1 Grs *Danger*

FPS - 2124

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 5

Ft Lbs Energy 501

Notes: *One round didn’t eject properly and got jammed, Lost its primer and smoke - Do not load at or above this level - beyond max - Danger

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + True Blue

55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

4.5 Grs

FPS - 1672

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 9

Ft Lbs Energy 342

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

4.8 Grs

FPS - 1758

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 378

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

5.0 Grs

FPS - 1803

Sample Size 2

Stand. Dev. 13

Ft Lbs Energy 397

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

5.2 Grs

FPS - 1844

Sample Size 3

Stand. Dev. 20

Ft Lbs Energy 415

Notes: Standard Function

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55 Gr HFMJ

True Blue

5.4 Grs *Max*

FPS - 1902

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 442

Notes: Necks are really short at 5.4 grs - I shot a 5.5gr load also and it failed to eject… So this is the Max

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + Hodgdon HS6

55 Gr HFMJ

HS6

2.5 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 777

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 74

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

HS6

3.0 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 1018

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 127

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

HS6

3.5 Grs

FPS - 1243

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 189

Notes: Cycled the action - Too fast for a subsonic…

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + Winchester WSF

55 Gr HFMJ

WSF

2.5 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 1005

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 123

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

WSF

3.0 Grs

FPS - 1231

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 185

Notes: Cycled the action- too fast for a subsonic…

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55 Grain Hornady Full Metal Jacket (HFMJ) + Winchester AutoComp

55 Gr HFMJ

AutoComp

2.5 Grs *Subsonic*

FPS - 1059

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 137

Notes: Cycled the action

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55 Gr HFMJ

AutoComp

3.0 Grs

FPS - 1231

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 185

Notes: Cycled the action - too fast for a subsonic…

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55 Gr HFMJ

AutoComp

3.0 Grs

FPS - 1050

Sample Size 1

Stand. Dev. #DIV/0!

Ft Lbs Energy 135

Notes: Cycled the action - good load

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