Can I use a load for a 125g bullet for a 124 g bullet

Texas42

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Nov 21, 2008
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Hey.

I have some Hornady 124 g XTP Jacketed HP, but the only load in my manual is for 125 g JHP.

Can I use this load data?
 

Texas42

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Nov 21, 2008
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It was a generic bullet load data. I'm just going to get a hornady manual at some point. I don't have a load for the powder I have anyways.
 

Texas1911

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May 29, 2017
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Just start at the base, even the max has a little bit of fudge factor in it. We've loaded some .204 Ruger past the max and it's not showing signs of overpressure, yet.
 

mortdooley

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Jul 25, 2008
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Actually if you weigh your bullets not all of them are exactly the same as the box states, don't misunderstand what I mean all the bullets in the box will be the same weight. I have only seen this with cast but I use data that matches the printed weight rather then worrying about the true weight.
 

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