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    02-03-2018, 08:16 PM
    MIBULLETS replied to a thread .228 bullets in Swaging
    22 Hi Power?
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    01-29-2018, 10:49 PM
    Nice looking bullets! With that much lead on the tip there could be some slumping of the tip at the higher velocities as well. Might explain why they did better at the 223 velocities. This is one reason Hornady went with a harder material for their...
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    01-28-2018, 10:12 PM
    MIBULLETS replied to a thread Another Core Bonding ? in Swaging
    You said 68 gr bullets using rimfire jackets. Does the lead core sit above the mouth of the jacket when you set them in? If it does, it is possible that you might have some lead run over the jacket mouth as it melts. FWIW, I've tried bonding 22...
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    01-21-2018, 11:25 PM
    MIBULLETS replied to a thread Noob Tubing question in Swaging
    I've done the same as uncle dino with 3/8" tubing for .358 bullets. Normally I don't worry about it and end up with maybe a 1/16" hole at the bottom. The only time the hole matters is if you want to chemically bond the core to the tubing jacket....
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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