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Old June 4, 2012, 10:15 AM   #1
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What's your favorite dry-lube (coated) bullet

I really like the Hornady lead bullets but they're getting harder to find and the price seems to be creeping up. What are y'all using and where do you get them? 158 gr swc, 200 gr swc and 255 gr swc are what I shoot the most. Thanks for any info.
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Old June 4, 2012, 10:41 AM   #2
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For lead bullets, I cast my own.
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Old June 4, 2012, 09:11 PM   #3
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Old June 5, 2012, 12:25 PM   #4
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Thanks, jim8115. I was thinking of going to lead in the 9mm so that site is interesting. I see they also have the 200gr swc.
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Old June 5, 2012, 09:54 PM   #5
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Take a look at http://www.bayoubullets.net/45_200_SWC.html.html. I like the low cost of lead, but hate the
smoke and potential leading. I just bought some of these recently to
try, and really like them. They are coated with some type of hard green
something. No lube at all. I swear, I shot about 200 of these and ran a dry
bore snake through the barrel. Barrel looked like it hadn't been shot. And
no smoke. They are a little more expensive than regular hard cast, but
to me they are worth it. Plus the green swc's look "cool".......
These were fired in my RIA 1911.
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Old June 6, 2012, 12:16 PM   #6
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Thanks tomsp8 and welcome to the forum. Green bullets cool. I see that they use regular mail for payments. How long was the turn around on getting your order.
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Old June 6, 2012, 02:40 PM   #7
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For handgun loads at moderate velocities, I shoot nothing but "black bullets", anymore. Inexpensive, low smoke, no residue (in either the gun or the press), no exposed lead, low wear.
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Old June 6, 2012, 08:01 PM   #8
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Bossman;


I have shot thousands of the 155 and 170 .40's. Also, their customer service is really good. If you order something that is out of stock, you get an email from a real person. Every time one has been out of stock, they had the other, so I just had them substitute, and got my order right away.

Where are you in Arkansas?

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Old June 6, 2012, 09:06 PM   #9
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Where are you in Arkansas?
Little Rock area , you.
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