.45 colt bullet ?


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weirdbeard
November 3, 2009, 10:47 PM
Hello everyone I am loading a .45 colt with shooters supply 225 gr lrn bullets. I am using 5.4 gr of clays with winchester brass and primers. When I am finished seating the new bullets in, there seems to be a little residue from the green material that makes a ring around the new bullet(by the cannalure) is crushed around the mouth of the case. Along with a smidge of lead that is shaved off too. Do I need to bell the mouth of the case more, or don't worry about it? Or is there something else I am doing wrong? I am using Lee dies.

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Mad Chemist
November 4, 2009, 12:22 AM
If you are getting lead shavings then you need to bell it just a little bit more.

Uncle Chan
November 4, 2009, 12:28 AM
What he said.

loadedround
November 4, 2009, 08:28 AM
As the others have said, bell your case just a little more...just until you can start the bullet base into the case mouth by hand. Your crimping die will remove all your case flare(bell).

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