Hi, I'm new but have been lurking a couple of months. I did a batch of 44 Mag reloads that I'm now wondering about. It consists of a 240 Gr. XTP over 23.7 Gr. of 296. Just got a Chrono and am setting it up 10ft. (+/- a couple inches) from my muzzles. I'm getting an Avg. of 1625 fps (E.S. 62.77 & S.D. 24.28) out of a 6" Desert Eagle. The DEP has only had 3-400 rounds thru it. I'm getting an Avg. 1268 (E.S. 5904 & S.D. 22.27) when firing in a Dan Wesson 4" unported Bbl. that has probably had lots of rounds through it. My concern is that I'm finding no other similar 296/XTP loads going quite as fast as the 1625 fps. & I'