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I've got both of them. Neither one are first editions though. Be very careful and work up very carefully to the listed loads in those books. IMHO they are almost all way over max.
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P.O. Ackley, Rocky Gibbs, and Roy Weatherby could all be a bit overzealous with loads and performance claims. I've read that all three might have destroyed a rifle, or two, or more.
Primitive chronographs, or none at all. Military surplus powders that varied in burn rate from lot to lot. Cases weakened by mercuric primers. And yet these guys persevered. In many ways the founders of our hobby. RD
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