Berrys Bullets


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Chainsaw
March 22, 2003, 10:39 PM
Does anyone here use any plated bullets from www.berrysmfg.com out of Utah. I notice they make 9mm and 30 Carbine bullets.

I currently use Hornady for both the Carbine and 9mm and am very satisfied. The price of the Berry plated is less which would allow for more shooting:D Any feedback would be appreciated.

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HSMITH
March 23, 2003, 12:19 AM
I have used them. They are OK, accurate enough and no leading. I shoot plain lead now with at least as good accuracy and no leading at all for less still. The cheaper it gets the more you can shoot. Plain lead bullets are the way to fly IMO for practice ammo.

Northwest Cajun
March 23, 2003, 04:02 AM
Yes I use them and they are great!
I use them in .30 carbine,.44spl/mag,45acp and 45-70.
great product and great service. I use the pistol rounds for indoor shooting.
Cajun

coonan357
March 23, 2003, 05:46 AM
been using them exclusively for practice rounds for the last several years with good luck , the calibers used are .38/.357 and.44 magnum an.45acp , I prefer to use the double struck ones the added process tightens up groups alittle its worth the extra buck per container (I buy in 250 lots ) but for comp , I use hornadays or nosler , I used to use bull-x but they went out of business due to the owners death . :(

tomr8368
March 23, 2003, 06:56 AM
I use them in .45 230 gr and 200gr. Like em and price is just right (meaning cheap).
Tom

Bob C
March 23, 2003, 07:05 AM
I've had excellent results with Berry bullets in 9mm, with the 115 and 124 RN design.

Also, the .40 180 HP's and the 230 .45 RN's do very well. The 200 grain .45 were accurate, but didn't feed 100% in one of my guns.

I shoot indoors a lot, and the reduced smoke is well worth the small cost difference between them and cast bullets for pistol use.

tomr8368
March 23, 2003, 07:29 AM
I've shot the 200 gr Berry's FP in my Colt Commander with no problem. I crimp them for a 1.205 oal.
Tom

Tony Z
March 23, 2003, 09:15 AM
The only bullets I use when reloading are plated bullets.
I have tried Berry's, Rainer, West Coast and a few others. Berrys are good bullets, but if you want an even cheaper, and more accurate bullets, then go with West Coast. The plating on berry's bullets is about .007" and only some are double struck. With the West Coast bullet you get over .011" of plating allowing for higher velocity's, also they restrike all there bullets.
Here is a link to the web site.
http://www.westcoastbullet.com/

Tony

http://www.westcoastbullet.com/Facility/bulletsPanoramic2.jpg

Shweboner
March 23, 2003, 04:05 PM
I use Berry's for my Makarov. They are great. I am going to buy a full case next time. Once I finally get my FFL and open up, I just might carry their stuff. I really liked them, accuracy was good enough from the mak. they loaded very well w/o problems. I love em

~Brian

rblack
March 23, 2003, 06:04 PM
I'd have to agree with TonyZ, I've used Ranier, Berrys, and West Coast and although all have been satisfactory, I believe West Coast has the best quality.

blades67
March 23, 2003, 10:21 PM
I'm happy with the performance of the 200 grain flat point and semi-wad cutter bullets in .451 caliber that I have used. I'm almost out of the West Coast bullets for my 10mm, so I'll be trying some of the Berry's Bullets through my Glock 20 in a few weeks. I can get the Berry's locally, but the West Coast would have to be shipped, so I'll save more on the Berry's if I like them as well as the West Coast bullets I've been using.

vulcan
March 23, 2003, 10:32 PM
I like the Berrys, especially the FP .38/.357 double strucks. Fast service & the blue bullet boxes are just the right size for storing 6 loaded stripper clips for the SKS:D

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