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markthenewf
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« on: December 26, 2015, 05:01:08 PM »

Suppressor on order for my 308 rifle(s). Working up a subsonic load. Started casting 180gr boolits. Have decided zombie green for the first batch. It's actually "kawasaki green", but what the heck. Here's a few test rounds for seating depths. Should be fun!

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« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2016, 07:32:03 PM »

Those look great!  I would give a caution though with powder coated bullets,  the thickness of the coating will vary and you should resize the bullet itself before reloading with it.  I've had some issues in 9mm and 380 and a rifle load would be no different.
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2016, 07:19:57 PM »

Yeah, I know.  My process avoids this, though:

1) Cast.  Wait at least a week.
2) Powder coat.  Wait at least 24 hours.
3) Run all boolits through sizing die.

Doing this, I've had zero issues, though my arm can get a smidgen tired after a couple hundred.  On that note.... PC BOOLITS!!!!
A few 308




A few 45




I do 9mm, 38SPL, and 45/70 as well.
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2016, 11:57:16 AM »

Glad you are resizing after the coating, that must keep everything more consistent.
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