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Thread: .38 Super and Lil'Gun

  1. #11
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    Since this discussion has been revived, I'll toss out something I overlooked before. L'il Gun is a MUCH slower-burning powder than Winchester 231 and most of the powders we're accustomed to see used for 199 loads.

    http://www.frfrogspad.com/burnrate.htm
    Hawkmoon
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  2. #12
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    Ken, as far as I know, .38 Super is the only round for which Lil'Gun is listed, other than for the .410 Shotgun. Lil'Gun was designed for the .410. As far as burn rate, yes, Lil'Gun is slower than I think all of the typical pistol powders, which is why the pressure is so low, as Hawkmoon pointed out. I am thinking hard about getting a chronograph for balliistic testing.

    Thanks for the very meaningful discussion.
    Wade

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