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#7364660 - 01/26/13 04:56 PM powder for 30-06 encore
Hubert Offline
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any gunwriters or other people with experience. What is the best powder for use in my 30-06 encore pistol 15 in barrel, I probably keep the bullets 150 gr and under. I would like to get as much velocity as possible.so I need a fast burning powder, any advice would be appericated.
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#7364699 - 01/26/13 05:07 PM Re: powder for 30-06 encore [Re: Hubert]
Mule Deer Offline
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If you want as much velocity as possible, use them same powders you would when looking for the most zip in a rifle.
The notion that fast-burning powders produce more velocity in shorter barrels is a myth.
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#7364728 - 01/26/13 05:14 PM Re: powder for 30-06 encore [Re: Hubert]
mathman Offline
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If for some reason you don't believe JB, take a look at Hodgdon's data for 15" barrels using rifle cartridges. There is no significant reordering of powders vs. performance compared to the rifle test barrel data.

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