Yes' the longer burn time makes more sense to me' i have had very good results with Re-7 in all streight case rifle cartridges for many years, .44-40 and .44mag. being my favourites.
+1 My old Hornady manual actually mentions this is the text and recommends the 265gr flat point for deer and bear.Bullets themselves might actually be the biggest difference http://www.shootingtimes.com/ammunition/hunt_121305/ might want to load up some solid coppers or soft points instead of hollow points... 44 mag going too fast from a rifle might just not penetrate deep enough and hold together long enough if your shot is too close and you are still carrying too much velocity.
AmmoSgt,The 500S&W question was ment for TomBulls. He stated;Motor?? what the heck did you do to my name? LOL
This sums it up well....the pistol powders in efficient 44mag loads are on the "slow" side in most cases. These give good performance and velocity gains in the carbine barrel length. If you still are looking for MORE?bootleg,
My manuals have a separate listing for 44 mag (Rifle) The powder selection is the same as the pistol data. The max loads very just a little with rifle max actually a tenth or so lighter than the pistol with some powders. One thing is consistent though. The rifle has a large velocity advantage. One example is with H110 where the rifle gets 400 fps. more than the pistol with the same load using the 240gr JHP. So essentially there are no special powders for the rifle. The rifle's longer barrel just is more efficient. So compare data if you intend to load for both pistol and rifle and load one load for both.
Yeah.. I got that.. but how did my name become "AlmoSt" in the quote in that post..I'm having an Idenity crisis LOLAmmoSgt,The 500S&W question was ment for TomBulls. He stated;
"I knocked down (literally) a yearling doe with a S&W.500Mag 400gr semi-jacketed flat point." In the post before mine.
Atleast you didnt end up being Elmo Sgt. LOL!Yeah.. I got that.. but how did my name become "AlmoSt" in the quote in that post..I'm having an Idenity crisis LOL