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  • BamaNapper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:10 PM
    Some autoloaders can be finicky. OAL and power need to be within norms. Not sure what you mean by 'locks it up'. OAL too long or case not sized correctly, and the round won't chamber reliably and may be hard to extract. OAL too short and you can get...
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  • BamaNapper's Avatar
    01-06-2020, 04:14 PM
    You're absolutely correct, if they got rid of the lube grooves and left everything else the same, the bullet would be heavier. But you can imagine that by shortening the back of the bullet, even a little, the weight could be taken back off. The...
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Back into reloading/casting after a 25-yr absence. God, Country, and guns; in that order.
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check