My guess is most handloaders load to a velocity or for strictly accuracy. I bet most of the ammunition handloaded is in the mid-range of the pressure curve. Ammunition manufacturers usually load to a specific pressure. The average handloader won't have access to pressure testing equipment.
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Last edited by freakshow10mm; 11-07-09 at 13:23