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Posted: 4/22/2013 10:23:47 AM EDT
Going to be using 147grn. Hornady XTP's. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 10:33:13 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/22/2013 10:35:10 AM EDT by imtheflash]
I use 3.8 gr of Autocomp. They chrono'd at around 870 fps with 147gr bullets.

 
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 10:51:57 AM EDT
Have not played with it personally (don't have a 9mm can) but I understand that Titegroup is what you want.

I talked a guy on a can forum into comparing a fast V V powder to Titegroup (I expected the cooler-burning V V to make less noise).

Not the case from what I was told; Titegroup won.
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 1:45:06 PM EDT
Thanks for the responses so far. The guy who is helping me really wants me to use Accurate #7, but from what I've read and what I'm hearing from you all Bullseye or Titegroup would be ok. He says that Accurate #7 would get good results plus it would be a lot cleaner. However it does not seem to be AS readily available as the others. I can get a hold of the others so what do you think based on that?

Also, I'm only doing one batch of 100 so I wouldn't even need that much!!
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 3:35:41 PM EDT
Titegroup my friend.. you and HODGDON do your part... 2000 loads a bottle.


Love the Titegroup -




Some Montana Gold 147s -
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 3:48:46 PM EDT
I use 3.5 of bullseye under 147s
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 4:42:49 PM EDT
Same here 3.5 of bullseye. I use bullseye for my 45acp loads so its easier to keep the same powder for both.
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 6:14:34 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/23/2013 6:25:21 AM EDT by Hoser]
3.3 TG under a 147 with an OAL of 1.130 is very quiet.  Federal primers, mixed brass.

Runs fine out of KKM barreled G-17, G-34, M&P Pro and a 5.5 inch M-16 with a AAC Evo can.
Link Posted: 4/22/2013 6:31:45 PM EDT
4.9gr of #5 with 147XTP or win ST work well suppressed in my G34, my AR will cycle 4.5 gr but the glock will not. Ti-Rant full size 9
Link Posted: 4/24/2013 5:16:34 PM EDT
I haven't tried AA#7 in 147 gr. 9mm, but I have used it to clone Speer Gold Dot factory loads in 9mm 124 gr. and .357 SIG 125 gr. It always leaves little flakes of what I'm assuming is unburnt powder. Kind of reminds me of sand actually...
Link Posted: 4/24/2013 5:30:32 PM EDT
3.3 grains of 700x with 147grain projectiles is subsonic in both my 16 inch 9mm AR and pistol length barrels.
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