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Hoghunter
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Gentlemen, I just picked up a Ruger Redhawk with a 5.5" barrel, got any wild Hog killin recipes? Got some 240 gr JSP. Thanks in advance! PS, recoil is NOT an issue.

Jim
 
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24.5 GR H110.
Enjoy! Big Grin






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Congrats on the new Ruger Jim - I like this stuff myself. My own handloads are nowhere near as potent LOL




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Standard load for my Super Redhawk and T/C Contender are 240gr XTP's over 24.0gr of H110.

My Super Blackhawk likes the 200gr XTP's over 26.0gr of H110.


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Thanks friends!! I can see flame throwing in my future!!!!!!!!
 
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110 is awfully hot for me in the 44s. But, if, as you say, recoil is not an issue, then go for it. It's a great powder for that round, you're just going know it when you fire it.


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I do like the barrel length. I have loaded for my Ruger 44 and several 45 Colts. I usually have a range of ammo, lighter plinkers, middle duty, and then 'full house' loads.

The middle loads are usually with H Universal or Unique. The max performance loads are WFN hardcast with H-110/Win-296.

For a hog I'd go with WFN hardcast in the medium to higher range.
 
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Strange looking canelure/crimp on that pic in Newf's post. Is that a Buffalo Bore crimp or a handload? Just wondering on whether it keeps those big slugs from jumping forward in recoil? Rod


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If H110 is a little too much, on a handgun hunting forum, someone recommended 10.0gr of Unique with the 240gr XTP.


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Strange looking canelure/crimp on that pic in Newf's post. Is that a Buffalo Bore crimp or a handload? Just wondering on whether it keeps those big slugs from jumping forward in recoil? Rod


That's stock BB ammo pictured - those rounds def kick big time so my guess'd be just to keep it all in place too.


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Originally posted by Steve in PA:
Standard load for my Super Redhawk and T/C Contender are 240gr XTP's over 24.0gr of H110.

My Super Blackhawk likes the 200gr XTP's over 26.0gr of H110.
In my OM Blackhawks I fire 180gr bullets over 26.5gr H110--those do make a nice flame!

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I use 22 grains of 2400 with a 230 grain cast Keith style bullet.
 
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H110/296 for flame shooting loads (stick to recommended).

2400 for milder, but still .44 mag level loads.

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Better get used to 110/296. I've heard of a mysterious powder called 2400, but I swear I haven't seen it for sale in a decade. At least it feels like a decade. Mad I've managed to get by using Blue Dot, but I sure wish I could get some 2400. *sigh*



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My Mild to Wild 44 Mag list of powders
 
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I use H110 for my wife's lever gun in .44 mag. I'll get ~1780 fps out of the 20" barrel and that's not a max load. If recoil isn't a issue, then I suspect you'll find a load for your pistol that you'll like. Personally, I'm not about to fire one of them through my S&W 629.


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Better get used to 110/296. I've heard of a mysterious powder called 2400, but I swear I haven't seen it for sale in a decade. At least it feels like a decade. Mad I've managed to get by using Blue Dot, but I sure wish I could get some 2400. *sigh*
I think I've got about 20 pounds of it somewhere--haven't used it for at least 20 years so don't know how good it is. It has been stored inside where the temperature is kept at 70°F year around.

The Ruger Old Model Blackhawk pistols in .44Mag do seem to prefer heavy loads with H110.

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H110 or W296 is about as good as it gets for max effort loads IMO.


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Better get used to 110/296. I've heard of a mysterious powder called 2400, but I swear I haven't seen it for sale in a decade. At least it feels like a decade. I've managed to get by using Blue Dot, but I sure wish I could get some 2400. *sigh*

My local guy gets 1# every now & then, I go buy a couple. I think 300-MP is going to replace it in the Alliant line eventually. I need to get 1# & give it a run. I pretty much use 2400 for my max loads. H110 gives a bit more vel but more blast & doesn't download as well.


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I have found that in MY 44 Mag loading that 2400 gets the job done the best.
 
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