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    .458 Winchester Magnum

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   Barnes Triple Shock
     CALIBER TYPE   .458 Winchester Mag.
     RATING   8
     LEAD SIZE   450
     POWDER TYPE   H4895
     POWDER AMOUNT   72 grns.
     PRIMER   Fed. 215
     BRASS   Wnchester
     BARREL LENGTH   25 inch
     F.P.S   2278 fps.
     GROUP SIZE   2.5 inch
     OVERALL LENGTH   3.4375
     GUN DETAILS   CZ 550 Safari Mag. American; bedded, crossbolted, with barrel hand lapped.
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  This rifle has a rather long throat, allowing me to seat the Barnes bullet long, crimping in the second groove.  Less compression, and more space for powder.  This is a warm load, with primers slightly flattened in my particular rifle.
     SUBMITTED ON   02 May 2006
     SUBMITTED BY   gwindrider1

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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check        

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