Lead fouling on cleaning patch

 What is Moderate Leading?


Occasionally loads are described here as producing Moderate leading.

This page will illustrate what the term moderate leading means when used on this site.

First of all, a description of moderate,  leading will be qualified to a single firearm. A load that produces zero leading in one gun may turn another gun's bore into a sewer pipe.

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This level of leading is considered moderate. In this case, it was produced with about 50 rounds.

This level of leading can affect accuracy.
Leading Moderate























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