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Old January 19, 2012, 10:40 AM   #1
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Question on seating .38spl lead bullets

I have a bulk pack of 140gr .38spl bullets I bought some time ago. They have two rimmed indentations, the bottom of which is painted red, and the top is not.

How far am I supposed to seat these bullets? I thought they should be just enough to cover the red paint, but now I am beginning to think I am supposed to cover the second one as well? They chamber and fire fine with just the red covered, but the OAL is longer than factory rounds I've compared them to.
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