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Hey everyone, I am reloading for some milsurp brass, and i want to replicate the military loading for these following calibers:


    .45ACP  230 grn FMJ.
     9mm Luger  115 grn FMJ.
    .30-06 M1 Garand 150grn FMJ.
    .38 Special LRN
     5.56mm  55grn and 62grn FMJ.

  I want to get as close to or the exact load that they are specified for. These are just the service loads not the loads for specialty rounds like tracers, AP and such.
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    Re: Anyone have the military loading info for the following calibers????
    « Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 02:56:35 pm »
    IIRC, the military doesn't usually have a particular quantity of powder specified for a load. I think they generally work up loads to a specified velocity for each powder lot.

    I believe that the US .mil used Bullseye for .45 ACP and .38 Special, and IMR4895 for .30-06. Not sure what was specified for 5.56 or 9mm.
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