Best powder for 40-50 gr?

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Best powder for 40-50 gr?

Post by Fotis » 28 Jan 2017, 03:47

For the FN pistol that is.

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Re: Best powder for 40-50 gr?

Post by DoubleJ » 30 Jan 2017, 16:44

HS-7 of course. I hear people have trouble finding it though. I'd think something on the slower end of acceptable powders would be your best bet for the heavier stuff. Maybe True Blue.

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Re: Best powder for 40-50 gr?

Post by grimmond » 30 Jan 2017, 19:06

I would say that True Blue is the best all around powder period for the weight you are looking at. Especially since HS7 was discontinued. Hodgdon Longshot works about as good as True Blue as a second good choice.
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Re: Best powder for 40-50 gr?

Post by panzermk2 » 31 Jan 2017, 06:19

TB all the way.
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Load data for fn pistol

Post by bcrich » 30 Dec 2018, 11:27

Hello brother , Rich here just wanting to know what you load in your 5.7 pistol using true blue & 40g Vmax? I tried 5.4 but had a few not cycle the slide ..
Also do you use cfe? & what charge for the same bullet ? Thanks bro

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Re: Best powder for 40-50 gr?

Post by Rapier1772 » 30 Dec 2018, 12:04

You sure your scale is accurate? 5.4gr of True Blue should be more than enough to cycle the slide. If your scale is accurate, there may be something wrong with your gun.


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Re: Best powder for 40-50 gr?

Post by panzermk2 » 03 Jan 2019, 13:07

Ah yeah if 5.4 is not cycling your scale or your gun is f*cked.
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Re: Best powder for 40-50 gr?

Post by bcrich » 06 Jan 2019, 19:44

I’ll have to keep an eye on my scale & test it with known weights to be sure ... I’ll give it another try with 5.4 g true blue (that was the most accurate ) thanks guys

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