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Dumb question time folks!

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I'm relatively new to reloading and am using a second edition Lee Reloading manual. My question has to do with something I've seen on several pages. "1 Grain Factor". How is that used or applied in order to properly load rounds. I searched the manual and couldn't find anything. Am I looking in the wrong place, or have I missed something. All of my rounds have been loaded to safe conditions, I stay well below the max loads. My question is - can this "1 Grain Factor" help me to load better rounds, and how do I use it?
 

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I like LEE stuff a lot, made right up the road from me, but I’ll 2nd TenTea’s recommendation to get multiple manuals. Get one from each of the bullet makers you use. Lee’s data can seem a little goofy when compared to other manuals, but Lee philosophy is a little different. It’s a very good idea to cross-reference load data across multiple manuals, IMHO.
 

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I'm with them ^^^^, WTF is 1 grain factor?

Good advice above. I've used a Sierra book for most of my loading life, backed up with some Hornaday and Google. Gave up loading a number of years ago due to circumstances at the time but sure wish I could have kept it all.
 

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A friend I grew up with and I to this day will bring up Grandma Dynamite from The Flintstones every time we're about to do something stupid that may result in an explosion. "Aww, just fill the case to the top." "Ok Grandma Dynamite!"
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