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Posted: 8/2/2009 4:12:57 PM EST
I'm looking for a subsonic load from 10" contender barrel.

180gr JHP Remington bulk bullets
Fed 200 primers (or other small rifle/mag pistol primer)
Alliant 2400 powder

7gr of 2400 in a 38 is a starting load
10.5gr of 2400 in 357 is a starting load

Will the 357 load be subsonic? What bout the 38?
Link Posted: 8/2/2009 7:47:31 PM EST
Can't help with subsonic loads, all my Contender 357/180 gr loads were full power, H-110 for hunting / silhouette.
Link Posted: 8/3/2009 8:54:47 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/3/2009 8:55:38 AM EST by Bend]
AA2400 will NOT get you there! They are slow powders for heavy loads with a possibility of KB's with light loads. Go with a faster powder like Blue Dot or the like.
Link Posted: 8/3/2009 9:08:11 AM EST

The above link may help you out some (I haven't tried any of them yet).

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