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#6108623 - 12/29/15 06:16 PM Pistol powder - Universal
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 5301
Loc: Central Texas
got low on powder. Been using Unique and W231, but all I could find today was Universal. Looks about the same burn rate as Unique. Some of ya'll are probably using it for 9mm, 38, and 357 Mag, which are what I
Load for. Any comments?

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#6108642 - 12/29/15 06:27 PM Re: Pistol powder - Universal [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 11/11/07
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Loc: Wise Co.
I have a few pounds I was using for shotgun loading but I put it back for a rainy day and found something else to power the scatterguns after I read a lot of very positive comments on it as a handgun powder (during the height of the ongoing powder shortages). I would be surprised if you didn't like the results as a sub for Unique and 231.
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#6109137 - 12/29/15 11:34 PM Re: Pistol powder - Universal [Re: 603Country]
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junior

Registered: 09/27/06
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Loc: Texas
Have used lots of Universal Clays powder as well as Clays and International Clays in shotguns and handguns including the rounds the OP mentioned. Very consistent clean burning powders. I think you will like it enough to not regret not finding the Unique or 231


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#6109330 - 12/30/15 08:05 AM Re: Pistol powder - Universal [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 03/16/11
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Universal and bullseye work well.

Robby

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#6110353 - 12/30/15 06:27 PM Re: Pistol powder - Universal [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 11/30/07
Posts: 220
Loc: McKinney, TX.
Used in it a .380 and liked it as well as WW231. Burns very clean, better than Unique in this regards. I have switched away from Unique in everything except .38 special. WW296 is a much better powder for the .357/.44 mag and its available, I restocked recently.

Since CFE pistol is becoming more readily available I am going to try it for grins since I load all of the above too. It might make a nice reduced load in the .357 with the lighter jacketed bullets.
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