I tried handloading for the K-31 with the venerable 175 SMK's...
Couldn't do any better than the GP-11 ammo...it's amazing stuff.
And at .50 round, I can't handload match ammo any cheaper (especially these days).
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Genuine Cerakote Applicator- ALL FIREARMS
General Gunsmithing and Re-Barreling, muzzle threading and brake installations