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Old 11-27-2014, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by firescout View Post
One thing I have noticed: I shot the American Eagle 150 gr FMJBT ammo side-by-side with my handloads of 47 gr of IMR4895 under a Hornady 150 FMJBT bullet. The factory ammo had slightly more recoil, compared with the handloads. Not much more, but it was noticeable.
Your handload is a couple of grains below "milspec duplication" for the M1. Most (not all by any means) commercial ammunition is loaded to higher velocity than military ammunition, if published specs are to be believed.
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