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Old July 22, 2010, 08:52 PM   #1
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rainier ballistics bullets

so you are simply supposed to use ''lead bullet data'' for these bullets? they dont really tell you a whole lot on thier website.
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Old July 22, 2010, 09:18 PM   #2
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ive loaded 20k+ .40s&w and around 5k .44mag rainier bullets.

i loaded them at jacketed velocities, the .44 quite hot.

i never had any plating seperation, or copper fouling from it.
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Old July 22, 2010, 09:34 PM   #3
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That's correct, Field. Stay with lead bullet data. It's generally 10% below jacketed charge levels. Mileage may vary depending on the powder you're using.

One other thing: BE SURE to bell your cases a bit more than you would for jacketed bullets. You'll be glad you did....
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