WCChapin | Edge of Seventeen – An Extra Grain of Powder in the Engineer Carbine

“I’d like to see what happens with an extra grain of powder in the carbine” – westcovinadodge

A quick V/R to westcovinadodge – it appears that 17.0 grains of Alliant 2400 is on the edge!

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7.65×53 Argentine formed from wartime DEN head stamp .30-06 brass (RCBS Trim/Conversion Die and RCBS Full Length Sizing Die) – Second Firing
Lyman 311413 cast from range scrap / wheel weight mix, water quenched (about 17 BHN before powder coating)
Triple powder coated Harbor Freight Red 400° F for 13 minutes – no aging after coating.
Gas Checked and Sized .314″ with NOE Push Through Size Die
8.7 BHN (.076″ dimple with LEE Lead Hardness Tester two days prior to firing)
2.85″ COAL
Remington #9 1/2 Large Rifle Primer
17.0 grains Alliant 2400

Semi-progressive loaded on a Dillon AT 500 / RL 550B
Station 1: LEE Universal Expander Die / NOE .312″ x .316″ Expander Plug / Dillon RL 450 Prime
Station 2: Dillon Powder Funnel B
Station 3: LEE Easy Adjust Dead Length Bullet Seating Die
Station 4: LEE Factory Crimp Die (Light crimp to remove case flare)

Edge of Seventeen – Stevie Nicks
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