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I have some Hornady .357 FTX 140 grain bullets.

Does anyone know where I can get load data for Hornady?

The only place I can find the so far is Hodgdon.

Looks like they don't put it on the internet.

Thank you,
Dale
 

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They do have an "App" for your phone that is free to download. But, they want $19.99 a month for full access or you can pay for what you need. It would be a whole lot cheaper to just purchase a Hornady manual.
 

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I use my Hornady manual quite a bit. I like paper copies.
I’m not sure if it was Hornady or Sierra but I emailed one of them about a specific bullet and they sent me the data for just that one.
I’ve heard that some libraries carry loading manuals.
If you cant find it local I could send you a pic of what might be in mine.
 

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I can't do anything on my phone. The app says it id for Apple, won't work on my phone.
I live in a small town and we don't have a library.

One shot will you send me what you have?

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From#10-Trim brass to1.240////// 1.585 coal....what powder do you have?They list VN105/No7/No9/Enforcer
 

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Hodgdon H110, CFEpistol and 700X
1.240 sounds short.
 

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Thanks for the replies.

Not too sure about trimming shell to 1.240 yet.

I think I will try my 700x at 3.5 grains.
Seems a littl light to me.
 

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I think I will try my 700x at 3.5 grains.
Seems a littl light to me.
Ugh, I don't see anything in the data presented to you that say a thing about 700X!!
 

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Using FTX,you have to trim brass to their recommendations......I've only used FTX in 45/70-did'nt trim-they did'nt chamber,so pulled them and trimmed.
 

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700x come from the Hodgdon dalt page. Hodgdon powder is all I have for my .357.

Hmmmmm, zant thanks. I will have to dummy load on to see.
 

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Tried a dummy load with full length brass COL is 1.621. A little long.
The cartridge fits in my pistol.
I did notice Hodgdon data notes a trim length of 1.285

Hmmmm, I will do a little more thinking about this.
I think I have some 1.280 brass laying around

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I would go with the Hornady trim length and load data. It is specific to the FTX.
The Hodgdon data was for a generic 140 gr bullet. The FTX is it’s own animal and not like most 140 gr bullets.
I did not see 700x as an option on the Hodgdon site.
 

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Tried a dummy load with full length brass COL is 1.621. A little long.
The cartridge fits in my pistol.
I did notice Hodgdon data notes a trim length of 1.285

Hmmmm, I will do a little more thinking about this.
I think I have some 1.280 brass laying around

Thanks
Try it,if you need some brass,I'll see how much I have.
 

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The only place that I see data for 700X IS on Hodgdon's website, which you already mentioned. The minimum load is 3.5 grains, which you also mentioned. 700X is a pretty fast powder which is why they start at that small load. Their website does not mention the trimming of the brass SO that is another good reason to buy yourself a printed manual.
 
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