I found some West Coast bullets in 124 gr RN for a 9 mm, and they say copper bullets on them. I haven't cut one, but I am guessing that the are copper plated. Would that put them in the Berry's category? I have a load for the 115 gr Sierra Jacketed Hollow core that I found, I was just wondering if anyone has any history with these and Unique? Have the 650 all set up to load out what I have in the 115's and will shoot some in the next day or two to see how the function in my bosses Glock. I put the over 5.4 grains of Unique and that was nice since I didn't have to change the measure from what I load in my Sig 226 .40 with the 150 LRNSW. Anyone have a nice soft shooting load for that 9mm recipe that they wouldn't mind sharing?
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March 27, 2013, 01:37 AM
West coast bullets fall into the same category as Berry's. both are plated. Load em up and get to shooting...
March 27, 2013, 09:17 AM
West Coast Bullets is now X-Treme Bullets (http://www.xtremebullets.com/) - (800) 482-2103 or (775) 246-3941
Unless the thickness of copper plating changed, X-Treme bullets' plating thickness is around .010" - .012".
These are plating thickness comparison - http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?p=8499419#post8499419