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Old 05-06-2012, 04:44 PM
Pmikeyg Pmikeyg is offline
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9mm Titegroup Load




I have been all over the internet looking for a good, sound load for my 9mm. I am using 115 gr jacketed bullets with Titegroup powder. I have seen anything from 3.7-4.4 grains recommended. This is a new powder to me and I understand that it is a fast burn powder. I would like a lighter load for practice...nothing too hot.
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Old 05-06-2012, 05:09 PM
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I am using TiteGroup for 9mm, but I`m loading 124 gr. Both Plated round nose and JHP. I`m using 3.8 gr for the plated, and 4.2 gr for the JHP. I don`t recall my OAL for either without looking in my load notebook. They are snappy, but fun to shoot.
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:19 PM
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The Lee second edition manual shows 115gr jacketed has 4.8gr max at 1.125 oal for 1158fps. Starting load is 4.5gr for 1135fps. Hodgdon on line data is a good place to look.

I don't mess with 115gr. I only shoot 124 and 147 in 9mm.

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Old 05-06-2012, 07:39 PM
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Lee, Lyman, Hodgdon, Hornady, all sorts of manuals have data.
Which manuals do you have on hand? See what they list.

For a lighter load, start at starting load.
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:07 PM
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I have an old Lee maual, but it doesn't have any info on Titegroup. I have looked at the factroy specs but I was looking for some input on loads that others use. Thanks for the input everyone!
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:23 PM
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Depending upon the cartridge overall length,
I used to use 4.5 to 4.7 grains with 115 grain bullet.
That gave me the velocity I needed for IPSC.

I like TG because it meters well
and doesn't bounce out of the case on the shellplate.
Economical and easy to find. Plenty of load data available.

I got pretty decent accuracy with Titegroup,
but other powders surpass it.
Like Bullseye (if you like fast powder for softer loads)
and Power Pistol (slower powder) for heftier loads.
And about a dozen powders in between,
including AA 5, Clays, and several VV powders.
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Old 05-06-2012, 11:41 PM
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All I ever used was Bullseye powder...love it. I got the Titegroup on a recommendation. I am gonna give it a try. If I don't like it, I will give it to my buddy...
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:27 AM
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9mm loads with Titegroup:

115 gr - 4.6 grains
124 gr - 4.3 grains
147 gr - 3.8 grains
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:15 AM
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9mm 124 gr FMJ
1.15" COL
4.3 gr Titegroup (a little hot)
4.15 gr Titegroup (just right)
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:46 AM
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After working up a lighter load for my daughter I ended up with 124 grain plated bullet and 4.4 grains of Titegroup. Shoots well, functions well and it is light enough.
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