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has anyone used missouri bullet co bullets in their sks?

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by bhhacker, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. bhhacker

    bhhacker Well-Known Member

    I would think that I could get them to size their RNFP to .310 or .311 and use Unique for plinking/small game.

    Anyone already doing this or willing to give some advice?
  2. FROGO207

    FROGO207 Well-Known Member

    The concern would be that shooting a lead bullet would lead to plugging up your gas port with lead eventually. Using gas checked bullets would be a step better but would still have it happen eventually. That is the biggest reason most people will not bother with lead bullets IMHO. I did it with 30 Carbine bullets and mucked up my gas port, but I just did it that once.:cool:
  3. JLDickmon

    JLDickmon Well-Known Member

    they make a 120 gr sized .313 for 32-20 lever rifles..

    Missouri doesn't custom size.

    If you're looking to fiddle around with diameters, get a hold of Beartooth Bullets. They usually size in four diameters.

    I forgot about the gas port clogging..
    maybe it's best you stick with jax..
  4. ljnowell

    ljnowell Well-Known Member

    Thats a first, Brad used to do it all the time. You may have to wait a little longer to get them, but they would do it.
  5. bds

    bds Well-Known Member

    From their FAQ page - http://www.missouribullet.com/faq.php
  6. bhhacker

    bhhacker Well-Known Member

    When I bought 500 bullets from them, the #1 and #2 whitetail, I asked for the 165gr bullets to be cast in .311 and they gladly did that. It took an extra couple of days but was very nice of them.

    I wouldnt think id have to worry about the port clogging if i was shooting lead at/around 1000fps

    I know its a different gun, but my 336 with 9 grains of unique and those same bullets was a pleasure to shoot and never leaded the barrel. No gas checking or anything either.

    I just want a plinking round for now

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