They chronographed out last summer at about 900 fps. With Red Dot as with Bullseye, be very careful not to double charge a case. For several years I used the M624 in IPSC-type matches, and my ammo was all powered by Red Dot. Alliant Powder Reload Recipes ← Back. 7.0 gr. When the .44 Mag was introduced in 1955, Hercules 2400 and IMR 4227 soon became the most popular powders for .44 Magnum hand-loads. The newer manuals have loads that have been pressure tested with modern piezo transducers. This email contact address is not an "Ask the Firearms Expert" service. I think those loads that you mention would be PERFECT for that SBH, and I just happen to have some of those very Speer LSWC bullets! It is about as slow as I'm comfortable going in 44 Mag-I know some folks use Bullseye, Titegroup, Red Dot, and the like successfully, but I don't like them in Magnum calibers. balls over a dusting of Bullseye to 310 gr ingots over near max loads of WC820. I have well over 2000 rounds on that one red-dot. In the .44 Mag I run some tests with Red Dot. I've looked around for a master list of powders by burn rate, and haven't seen one. I'm new here, little longer on the "other" ruger board. I use full length 44 Mag cases, since I don't like the ring that gets left in the cylinders from the shorter 44 Special shells. The 44 Magnum is my most favorite reloadable cartridge. Okay for light loads in .38. If you are happy, that's great, but no validation here. I use Red Dot for lots of stuff, lead bullet loads for 9mm, .38sp, .32ACP. I have been using trail boss at 4.9g, but it has resulted in inconsistent rounds. I also have a millet on a Super Redhawk 44 MAG and one on my Super Redhawk 454 Casull. While this powder is supposed to be ideal for 9mm, .45 ACP and .38 Special, I was in the process of developing a .44 Special load using Oregon Trail’s Lasercast 240-grainers for my Ruger GP100, with the Smith & Wesson 629 in there so I could compare speed from a … Come join the discussion about optics, hunting, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! But I use Blue Dot Powder / Winchester Large Pistol Primers in these calibers and am very satisfied. These are essentially 100 yard rifles and a good red dot sight should suffice, assuming the hunter has 20/20 vision (corrected or otherwise). Also, Accurate's #2 and #5 work well. Its kernels are round and flat and contain some flakes dyed red to identify the powder. 231 meters better than Unique and gives much more consistent loads if you use a powder measure. Green Dot is a bit slower than Bullseye or Red Dot. I can't claim its an ideal load at all, but it was notably lighter than Magtech 240 gr. You could precisely target more deer with the aid of a GP 100 that comes with a ProPoint. I've used fast powders in my Magnums and just stayed with the recommended data from my reloading manuals. The manuals do list a few loads with 240 gr lead bullets but I couldn't find anything for 200 gr bullets. But if you want the highest velocity just go with a full load of a slower magnum powder & don't worry about "wasted powder", & … I have been loading target loads for my .44 Magnum using cast bullets. Red Dot: Select A Caliber or Gauge Below To View Recipes. A clinger and deplorable, MAGA, NRA Life Member. He likely has a 44 mag. I see nothing wrong with using it. Find out why. I've also gone as low as 4 gr for powder puff loads, it's been a very forgiving powder IME. With some powders they are positively detrimental to consistency and accuracy, but my experience with the .44 Magnum and now the .41 shows a velocity gain with the magnum primers and H-110. I don't see why it wouldn't work. The bullets are 250 gr. 8gr. they are accurate, and I have no problems with them. Yes, Green Dot does work well too. I don't know what the difference is between the two bullets. Been waiting to finish up the remaining blue dot in .357. I found that 6.5 of red dot gave the same accuracy with a bit less powder. Lots of rounds fired and no problems. This is a personal favorite of author Max Prasac for hunting revolver and target-shooting applications. I find by doing so I can keep the charges at the exact charge within 0.1 grain by doing so. I know he has a 357 mag. The Blue Dot is good for .38sp jacketed +P, .357 Magnum, and .44 … I am happy it is working for you, but your powder choice is too fast for conventional wisdom. Universal has been very useful. Red Dot is a double-based powder of about 20 percent nitroglycerine content. 22 grains of Accurate XMP 5744 with a 240gr swc is an accurate and very comfortable load to shoot. At least with Trailboss I remove the baffle in my Hornady and get better results, no clogging, no empty cases at the seating station. IMR Red is similar in burn rate to Red Dot. BTW, I consider 900+fps as medium loads regardless of caliber. Should be a dandy. Not a bad powder at all to use with light/medium loads. From the deer woods to the cowboy action range, to the silver screen, the .44 Magnum is as American as a cartridge can be. Super accurate out of my 4 5/8" Super Blackhawk. I've loaded my .44s from 120 gr. My gun club buys powder wholesale add 5% and sells it to us.. they had Red Dot 8lb kegs for $105.00 out the door, so I got 2 kegs. Average Joe, I agree with using published loads only I would recommend using the latest reloading manuals. This is fast enough for paper targets and does a fine job on bowling pins. 44 S&W Special. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type lead bulet. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. It is recommended to go for a red dot sight with your gun particularly when hogs are involved when using it. You could double or triple charge with this load and not notice. With Red Dot being a old powder (it has been cleaned up from the original formula) there is very little data in new reloading data books. .... Newbi to Ruger, but have been reloading for a 44mag S&W for several years. YMMV of course, but that was my experience. As clean-burning as PB is in a shotshell, it is borderline filthy and smoky in a handgun round unless you load it heavy. First, the factory does a good job of optimizing the guns for jacketed bullets. If I were reloading for my magnums using H110 and I went over the manuals' recommendations, I'll be in trouble just as if I were loading Red Dot and went over manual recommendations... K.I.S.S. 12 gauge. I'd go a lot slower on the powder for .357, start with maybe Blue Dot. That ain't the case any more. Red-dot sights offer no magnification but superimpose a red, lighted dot over your intended target. With the Lee powder measures without removable baffles, the AutoDrum is the least constricted for me. That's not a "moderate" load in a magnum revolver, that's a "modest" load. However, like most pistol cartridges, the .44 Magnum “wakes up” out of a carbine length rifle barrel. I … I stopped at 8.0g as it got me where I wanted to be with this powder. Still, if it's working for you and you are happy with the results, who are we to say. For a long time I played with "fast" powders, lots of Bullseye and W231, but no Red Dot in magnum loads. The Best Red Dot Sight for .44 Magnum Revolvers Conclusion. Yep, there may be "better", more suitable powders for big bores, but as long as one stays with book loads from their manuals, they're OK. 2400 and 296/H110 are of course the classic choices. Unique (light) and 2400 (hot) has always been my powders for reloading .44, .357, and .45 . 45 Colt. Accuracy was about the same, so if velocity is paramount use H-110 and magnum primers. There are times I use either Red or Green Dot, as they are a bit faster and may work better in some small rounds. Many different guns, most liked it very well. Almost 1300 fps for the 44 mag 240 gr swc. I shoot many rounds in the course of a year and have found my medium loads to be just fine using the powders mentioned. 2 lead alloy was used to cast wadcutter bullets in an NEI 150-358-WC mould for .38 Special and .357 Magnum loads. I found some in a hurry. Recipe. 296 will generally give you higher velocities, while 2400 is a bit more forgiving about downloading. 1995 Aliant shows 8.8 Red Dot for a 250 gas check lead at 1175 ps. A forum community dedicated to Ruger firearm owners and enthusiasts. I liked 8.0g Red Dot when I was testing it under a 240g SWC. 5.0 grains of Red Dot make an easy-recoiling load for the .44 Special. 45 Auto. Also, Universal does a great job in 45 acp, 38 spec., 9mm. I've not tried Green Dot in any of my handguns but other shotgun powders work well. for that cartridge. ... **Please read the request of the OP - all he has is excess red dot and green dot he wants to get rid of. Max. Some of the larger granule powders don't flow well around powder measure baffles. But started using Trail Boss in .45 and really like it, so will be loading my .45 'normal' loads with it for the forseeable future. balls, single loaded over a bit of W231 to 300 gr. 9 for jacketed in the 240-250 range. Drop that to 8.0 or 9.0 for some upper range .44 Special loads (check your manuals of course). as a full-charge load with a 160-gr. JavaScript is disabled. Yesterday I shot a dozen of my own .44 Mag Light loads. mouse phart loads basically. This is a max load,use caution. 16,558 Posts #12 • Dec 18, 2008. razadp, Red Dot powder isn't a very good application for light target loads with bullets that are "light for caliber". Hodgdon's Universal, HP6, HP7 and HP38 are good powders for this cartridge. (I say a lot, I haven't finished my first 8 pounder yet) It's a good powder. I have been using these bullets with 6 gr. Choosing a red dot for it is tricky, so make sure you look at models that can take the recoil and power of a .44 Magnum. In fact, it is my 'current' goto powder in both .357 and .45 Colt. Load 10.0 gr. Unique under a 240gr. balls over a dusting of Bullseye to 310 gr ingots over near max loads of WC820. In .38 Special I load 4 grs. And Lyman and Hornady don't have anything listed at all for 44 Special using Herco powder. I have an Ultra-dot on my S&W 500MAG. Red Dot is a great powder for cast bullet target loads. Besides, they only show loads using their own powders (Winchester and Alliant), which isn't bad if it's free. 44 Rem. Red dot and 250 grain bullets in a 44 mag? razadp, Red Dot powder isn't a very good application for light target loads with bullets that are "light for caliber". from the gallery, I have 4 of the beasts, 3 vaqueros and one om sbh. I won't list it here because it violates one of the rules of safe reloading; it is a tiny charge in a large case. I have been through a few pounds of unique 7 grains at a time behind a 240-250 swc. A military-surplus powder produced by Hercules during the war for the .30 Carbine called H240 was a bit quicker burning than 2400, but it delivered higher velocities and burned cleaner. Lots of good powders out there. hard cast out of a Lyman mold. The new pressure data is stated in psi. I've used a lot of Bullseye, W231, Red Dot, Trail Boss, and Unique in the light loads. These are essentially 100 yard rifles and a good red dot sight should suffice, assuming the hunter has 20/20 vision (corrected or otherwise). Although I have not loaded it in the .41 magnum, your suggested load of 5.5 gr. Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting, You tap the powder measure base with the same force with each throw. A light amount of Red Dot and 200-grain bullets make mild-recoiling loads for a .44 Magnum revolver. The .430 bullets pass through its throats easier than they do through the custom 44 Special that I have that was "made to use .430 bullets." Speer #14 has a Short Barrel section for the 44 Mag, 4" bbl., 200gr JHP, using (8) different fast powders with Unique being the slowest, if that's the way you want to go. Yesterday I shot a dozen of my own .44 Mag Light loads. Neither one is a good .44 Mag powder for other then light to mid-range plinking loads. With the mild load of 6.0 grains of Red Dot powder and the Speer 240-grain swaged lead bullet, velocity spread was only about 15 fps between cartridges with no crimp to a heavy crimp. A red dot sight might be fine on a pistol caliber carbine, such as a .327 Mag., .357 Mag., or .44 Mag. with a flush seated 148HBWC. Red Dot powder has been a good choice for low-velocity handgun loads for decades. It can be used like Titigroup, Red Dot and Unique for target loads but seems to have a more versatile upper end. If you still feel you are qualified to post in those subforums, please contact "Shane Tuttle" (the mod for that portion of TFL) via Private Message for assistance. I bought a new SBH in stainless that HAS to have .430 throats. Does anyone have one they could post? A database of .44 Remington Magnum handloads. Marlin 1894, Henry Big Boy, etc. Bullets in the .45 ACP , 6 gr. Trying to work up mild load. Go to the Alliant site and study the different powders to see what they are making that is specially designed for your particular load. Marked as a nice accurate load. I've tested it in .32H&R Mag, .357, .44 Special, .44Mag and .45 Colt. NC Ruger, With your 180 gr JHPs, try 8 gr of Unique for about 1000 fps. 8.8g Red Dot under 240g SWC (around 34K psi). Using 180g bullets. I got a jug of that during the 2009 component shortage for .357 loading (couldn't find blue dot anywhere), but haven't cracked the seal yet. The writer said his blue dot recipe is the cleanest load he has and it is great for deer hunting. Now that I got my bottle of Red Dot, I'll switch to that for my 200 gr light loads. While it worked fine in .32H&R Mag, I didn't like how it metered in my powder measure, so moved on to 'finer' grained powders that meter much better in small quantities like True Blue, AA#2, AA#5, etc. Accuracy was good at 25 yds., sub 2" groups from a rest. Such emails will be ignored. My .38 powder is Bullseye, slower than Red Dot, but still really fast and dense. bullet with the 8gr of Unique. I have found a hack to dispense Red Dot & Unique very consistently. of Red Dot and standard primers. I do like Single Actions (without scopes!) Shooting lead bullets in a 44 Mag is quite a challenge. Powder charges used in the .44 Special case seldom require magnum primers, although they are frequently recommended with ball or spherical powders. You will get far superior load results using Power Pistol or at least Unique for the 38 loads and 2400 for your magnum loads. 8.0g ES was 24fps. A neighbor of mine will buy enough to load a few boxes of ammo. The 44 Magnum is my most favorite reloadable cartridge. View the SDS with a 150-160 gr. I use 2400 mostly, myself, and AA#9 is a modern powder that works really well. 38 Special +P. That's what I recall too. GONRA recognizes 296 Ball Powder / Magnum Large Pistol primers is "the OFFICIAL Way To Go" with .44 mag, .44 Auto Mag, .45 Win Mag, etc. Can't find a lot on this. When you hit 1200fps your starting into Magnum territory. In the .357, I was going for about 900 or so FPS. Hunting Revolvers: Are Red-Dot Sights the Answer? 44 Russian (Cowboy Action) 44 S&W Special (Cowboy Action) 44 … That means you will likely have powder flakes blown into the bore that didn't ignite. I was taught to respect my elders .... problem is, I'm having a hard time finding them.​. I use blue dot to reload magnum shotshells. In the .357 Magnum you can use 5 grains as a starting load up to about 6.5 grs. I am not casting 200 gr out of a 6 cavity lee mold, not sizing them, ahead of 6 grs of unique. I've used a lot of Promo in .38 Specials and .45 Colt, and some in .357 Magnums. For year my walking around load in .44 mag , was a Kieth over 7.0 of 700x as reccomended in an article by Mike Venturino. 200 grain lead flat nose, 10 grains Blue Dot. So I finally snuck out to the range to test out some lighter powder puff 44 mag loads that I plan to use for indoor/winter shooting since we can't shoot jacketed or magnum rounds indoors. A military-surplus powder produced by Hercules during the war for the .30 Carbine called H240 was a bit quicker burning than 2400, but it delivered higher velocities and burned cleaner. Lately I've been using Titewad powder as it is fluffier and dispenses more consistently than Alliant flake powders. The easy way to determine old from new is when pressures are stated in CUP, it is old crusher method data. From a 4" Redhawk it gave me 920 fps. The velocity from shot-to-shot will be erratic because of irregular ignition. I use Unique with both the 240 SWC's and with the 180 grain jacketed bullets. I've had good luck with 7.1 grains of Winchester 231, Winchester LP primers and 240 LSWC's. You tap the powder measure base with the same force with each throw. Unique under a 250 LSWC and you should be satisfied (if not, go to a .454 Mag. Canister Sizes: View All Red Dot ® Recipes. I've been running 8-8.2 gr of green dot with 210-220 gr bullets in my .41 mag for over 30 years with great results. If you are experiencing difficulties posting in the Buy/Sell/Trade subforums of TFL, please read the "sticky" announcement threads at the top of the applicable subforum. I've reloaded everything from 123 gr. I will ask him if he has any 44 mag recipes. I really like the idea of using published data, and I really like Hodgdon for providing it free! IE: .44 Spl performance. This email link is to reach site administrators for assistance, if you cannot access TFL via other means. Get a copy of their booklet and check this powder out. Speer - 200 gr magnum hollow point - 6.5-7.5 grains powder That's all it lists for 200gr bullets, unfortunately. As long as you keep it on the light end of the magnum loads, you'll be ok. Do you own research. Accurate now has reintroduced XMP-5744, a slow burning, bulky powder and is good in magnum pistol loads. That means the throats are right at .429" .... too tight for lead bullets. I've reloaded everything from 123 gr. My favorite load uses Hodgdons Clays. Red Dot 929 fps 1 7/8 ” 8.0 gr. Typically with fast burning powders like Red Dot, light bullets tend to be pushed out of the case before the powder gets good ignition. My favorites are Speer #14 and Hornady 7th Ed. That is one of the very fastest burning powders and will produce a pressure peak and sharp recoil if pushed too hard. Cowboy slug or 3 grs. Cleans up with #9 soaked patches. Green dot works about the same IME with my .357 and .41 and I'd imagine similar results with.44 mag as well. If you are a TFL member and can access TFL, please do not use this link; instead, use the forums (like Questions, Suggestions, and Tech Support) or PM an appropriate mod or admin. I find by doing so I can keep the charges at the exact charge within 0.1 grain by doing so. 38 Special. .44 Magnum Scope vs Red Dot Sight. Would like to know if any one has had experience working up Red Dot … Under the same bullet in the .45 Colt. Most of the loads provided by Alliant use old data with crusher testing methods. 7.5g was fine too. This five-shot group was fired at 25 yards from .44 Special cases loaded with 200-grain wadcutters and Unique. I have been using trail boss at 4.9g, but it has resulted in inconsistent rounds. A red dot sight might be fine on a pistol caliber carbine, such as a .327 Mag., .357 Mag., or .44 Mag. I also use it for 12 gauge Skeet and Trap loads. Relatively hard Lyman No. Tightgroup also works well and is pretty consistent in the large magnum case. Low recoil and bark. Like others, I feel that Red Dot and Promo are way too fast for heavy bullets at moderate velocities in .44 mag. Improved Red Dot is cleaner burning. Clays is my favorite powder for almost every handgun round from .38 Special to .44 magnum and .45ACP but PB and Titegroup work, too. I use AA#7, BE-86, and A2400 when not loading full tilt. Under 230 gr. Developed as a big-bore revolver cartridge in the 1950s, the .44 Magnum quickly grew to widespread adoption. Last year when I started reloading, powder was hard to obtain. Anyone care to recommend a load of Red Dot for 1000 fps 200 grain lead RNFP. This powder was made to order for the .44 Magnum and may even be a little better than H110; time will tell as it seems to offer a little more muzzle velocity with a little less pressure. http://www.alliantpowder.com/reloaders/Index.htm, Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Universal is also very clean. It may be the best of all. Marlin 1894, Henry Big Boy, etc. Magnum. mikd & rclark .... You have stated what I found to be sound advice. I have found a hack to dispense Red Dot & Unique very consistently. It is listed on the Hodgdon site, and is very soft and accurate. T-Rex killers over heavy W820 loads, all in magnum brass. During the powder shortages, we all grasped at straws for fear we would run out of our favorites. I load 5 gr. Red Dot isn't a handgun powder; no doubt that's why you cant find a load recipe. Typically, the red dot sight is quite faster to utilize as compared to a .44 Magnum scope. Principal Purpose: Light and standard 12 ga. target loads Secondary Uses: Handgun loads Remarks: The number one premium clay target powder, now 50 percent cleaner. The good news is ... chamber pressures run quite a bit higher than a 45 Colt so you can use harder bullets. Looking for a lower limit load data for red dot in 44 special. Lyman 50th has a min of 13.4gr and a max of 14.9gr of Blue Dot for what they call a 240gr "Jacketed HC" bullet in 44 Magnum, and a min of 14.4gr and a max of 16.0gr of Blue Dot for a 240gr "Jacketed HP" bullet in the same caliber. So I recommend the Ultra-Dot and the Millet. The powder drops straight into the cavity and is sheared by the rotation. I haven't played with Red Dot in the 44Mag, but I have experimented with it in 44 Special for my Charter Arms Bulldog, practice loads. Google is your friend. Looking for a lower limit load data for red dot in 44 special. Lee tumble lubed SWC cast from WW's coated with Lee liquid alox, unsized. I shoot 15 rounds as the sample number per load. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Light loads get Trailboss, because I can easily see the charge, and there is not much chance of position sensitivity. 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