I was inspired by my father in law. He was a great person. Started with the Lee beat and bang loaders.
I recycle mine to the recycle center. They are made of brass.
Could someone PM the Missouri Bullet code? Thank you!
I shot lots of the Greek ammo with out any problems. I think they are loaded with 197 gr. FMJ's. I would go with the 180 gr, bullets.
The boxes say boxer primers.
What is RMR code?
I have about 35 books dating back to the late 50's and early 60's to present day. Been reloading for about 48 years.
I have room if you do not!
Yes, it is Lake City.
The 44th edition of Lyman's reloading handbook lists these loads for a 180 gr cast bullets:
4.0 - 6.8 grs of bullseye 1033 f.p.s, 7.0 - 11.5 grs...
My old LEE 1st edition lists 110 - 125 gr. bullets with 5.3 gr. of PB for 9mm, 180 - 230 gr. bullets with 5.3 gr. of PB for 45 acp & AR and 200 -...
The second edition of the VihtaVuori manual lists 7.9 - 8.8 grs as the charge for 180 gr. bullets in the 44 Spl. nothing listed for the 44 Mag.
If it smells like vinegar, I would say it is bad and not use it. Dump it on the garden, it is good fertilizer.
As long as it fits into your seat/crimp die, it is not too much.
I wet tumble, polish in the vibrator, size and then repolish to remove the lube. The only time I get the discoloration that you got is when I use...
From the Hodgdon Manual
BULLET WEIGHT50 GR. SIE FMJ
33.7 gr. is 2200 f.p.s. to 42.7gr is 2600 f.p.s. for IMR 3031. 34.5 gr. is 2200 f.p.s to 45.5 gr. is 2700 f.p.s. for IMR 4895.
The third edition of Hornady Manual list IMR 3031 for that bullet at 33.7 gr., 35.9 gr., 38.2 gr., 40.4 gr. and a max at 42.7 gr. to a vel. of...
You can get dies and supplies from Midway USA. I got good results with 3.6 gr. of Acc #2 and 95 gr. jacketed bullets
I use Lee dies for the carbine, but I still lube them.
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