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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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The Ultimate Reloading Manual

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.30 Carbine in an AMT

.30 Carbine in an AMT
Warning! Notes: Handgun fired for group at 25 yards. Five-shot groups were fired with the AMT 1911 with a 6 1/2-inch barrel from sandbags. Chronographing was done with an Oehler Model 35P with the start screen at approximately 6 feet. All loads used CCI 400 Small Rifle primers. Winchester brass was used for cast bullet loads. All other loads used Remington brass. Cast bullets were poured of Linotype, sized .310 inch, lubed with SPG and were fitted with Lyman gas checks where needed. (Handloader Issue #260 - June/July, 2009)
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
90 Hornady XTP Alliant 2400 Subscribe 1607
Remarks: poor groups
110 Speer JHP Alliant 2400 Subscribe 1467
Remarks: 1 1/2 inches
110 Sierra JSP Alliant 2400 Subscribe 1461
Remarks: good load
110 Speer JHP Vihtavuori VV-N110 Subscribe 1498
Remarks: poor accuracy
110 Sierra JSP Vihtavuori VV-N110 Subscribe 1455
Remarks: okay groups
110 Sierra JSP Hodgdon H-110 Subscribe 1521
Remarks: okay groups
110 Sierra JSP IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 1498
Remarks: TOO HOT!
110 Lyman 311316 cast FN Alliant Unique Subscribe 1324
Remarks: good
115 Redding/SAECO 302 cast RN Alliant Unique Subscribe 1324
Remarks: good
115 Redding/SAECO 302 cast RN Accurate AAC-5744 Subscribe 1431
Remarks:
130 Lyman 311410 cast RN Alliant Unique Subscribe 1223
Remarks: keyholes