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02-14-2011, 07:01 AM
Has anyone had good accuracy with this mold from? I would be using it for 44 special.
I have two, one casts Ok and the other not. Any advice at all? Is it a bad design?
Thank you in advance.
02-14-2011, 10:13 AM
I have had a DC for close to 20 years. I wasn't too pleased with it in 44 Magnum so it laid idle for a few years. I acquired a 44 Special about 5 years ago and found that it is a very good bullet for the Special. I lapped the mold and size to .430, lube type doesn't seem to matter at Special velocities, most anything will work well for me.
02-14-2011, 10:47 AM
Yes, it's a very good design, as long as you hold velocity to around 1200 fps.
As Guesser says, it really works well in .44 special at around 900 fps.
02-14-2011, 11:41 AM
Very accurate in my SBH over 7 grs of Green Dot or better yet 7.0/231. Runs in the 950 FPS range and I shoot it both in special brass or .44 mag brass. It's a nice light recoiling bullet for general plinking and target shooting.
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