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Offline Falco

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Reloading!!
« on: February 18, 2013, 06:18:16 AM »
hey all, need some advice!

i just purchased a Mec 600 Jr.

its for loading 12 ga shells,  the power bar is a 302 over 118.........it also has a # 28 powder bushing.

http://www.mecreloaders.com/documents/Miscellaneous/PowderBushingChart.pdf

from what im reading.  this will load 1 1/8oz of shot, size BB to 7.5. however im mainly going to load light load     (reclaimed trap hulls) no. 4 through 6 for small game hunting(wabbits a squirrels)

what i cant figure out is what powder brand and type to use.

im totally new to reloading, and i would like to not mess this up!

advice plz!

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Re: Reloading!!
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 08:21:22 AM »
I use Hogden powders a lot. Hogdon Clays or Winchester Double AA loads (lite loads) The choice for 12 gauge AA duplicate handloads WST.
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Re: Reloading!!
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2013, 01:12:49 PM »
Get a reloading manual, I belive Lyman makes one.  Use it, stick to what it says, and do it exactly.  (Take 10% off powder loads)
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