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Old December 16, 2010, 06:43 PM   #1
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209 dumb newbie question

Got som Speer Gold Dot bullets .452. Want to get some sabots for these for use in my 209 in-line. I see 2 different brands of sabots listed as .451 and .452. Does 1/1000 make a difference? Either one OK to use?

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Old December 17, 2010, 09:34 AM   #2
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I have seen bulk sabots that say "for use of .451-.452 bullets". You will know when you try to shove one down the barrel. Unfortunately, not all barrels are create equal, a 50 cal barrel can vary from .497-.504 and is why some guys can stuff one easier than their buddy standing next to him stuffing the same bullet sabot combo in his gun.
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Old December 18, 2010, 02:19 PM   #3
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Either is probably okay but if one sabot says .452 and that's the bullet you have- might as well buy that. It may load a little easier.
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Old December 24, 2010, 06:32 AM   #4
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if that doesnt work, return them and get a different sabot with different size. or if it is to small, you could try a very very thin patch.
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