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    11-12-2018, 10:20 AM
    50's M99 will have the slower 1-14 twist. Many won't give decent accuaracy with the longer 100 grain bullets. The Speer Hot Core 100 does fairly well in my 1953 M99R, but that bullet is shorter than most 100s. The bullet many swear by in the 1-14...
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    10-31-2018, 09:44 AM
    ole_270 replied to a thread Lost all my data in Cast Boolits
    Once I find a load I want to use, I just write it on a piece of note paper I keep in the die box for that cartridge. So far I don't have enough duplicate rifles to cause too much confusion.
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    10-26-2018, 11:50 PM
    At some point I'll be in the heavy timber with a Marlin 336 bored out to 38-55 with a cast 250 gr bullet running 1400 fps. In the more open terrain I'll probably use one of the 250-3000 rifles. The M99R 250 is in need of some hunting and the Ruger...
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    10-26-2018, 11:43 PM
    My practice load runs about that fast, 10 gr Universal under a 250 gr. Accurate 38-250B. Very similar bullet to the Lee, though flat based and a bit bigger meplat. I've so far run hunting loads a little faster using the same bullet. One load runs...
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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