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Old December 24, 2010, 04:22 PM   #1
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The bullets are here ,the bullets are here,. . and I'm a real person!

Got a call from my country post office.

Postie: Hello , Mr XXXXXX?

Me: Yes.

Postie: Aaa, Umm we've got 90 lbs of bullets here for you. Could you please come here and pick them up? It's slippery out there and I don't want my carrier to fall delivering them.

Me: OK, be down in a bit.

During the conversation I was thinking. . . Postie: Aaa, Umm, we've got 90 lb of Plutonium here for you. Could you please come here and pick it up? My carrier didn't bring their lead shielding and I don't want them to go home glowing so close to Christmas.

Too bad it's so cold, otherwise I'd be loading ammo.
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Old December 24, 2010, 04:37 PM   #2
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Too bad it's so cold, otherwise I'd be loading ammo
That wont hurt ya ... start loadin start loadin.....ya cant shoot em with no powder behind em.
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Old December 24, 2010, 06:38 PM   #3
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Good for you and Merry Christmas. What variety of bullets did you get?

A few years ago I bought some bullets for my 45-70. Midway was doing an inventory reduction and I bought 1500 350 grain bullets. A 76 pound package was delivered by UPS. Not a very big box. The UPS guy asked me - What's the heck is this ..... lead? I replied, as a matter of fact it is.
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Old December 24, 2010, 08:48 PM   #4
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125 GRAIN .38 JSP from Zero bullet co . ( the orders are taken by Roze Dist ) 4000 in total. ~ $79 / 1000 with free shipping Visually they look no different than Speers of the same weight.

These ride over 4.8 G Bullseye ( the fastest powder Alliant makes ) and a 5 1/2 Remington primer. They feel ever so slightly softer than factory Remington Golden Saber 125 G .38+P. At some point I'll get a chrono and check, but they seem to shoot the same.

Running these through a LCR makes for minimal if any muzzle flash from the shooters point of view. Ran some through a GP 100 4", I've been shooting the LCR so much I had forgotten how heavy the gun was and how little recoil it has shooting the same load.

At this point I'm only making the above load since I want to practice with something similar to my carry load.

Perhaps I'll load some up this weekend.
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Old December 25, 2010, 02:42 PM   #5
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4000 rounds of 125 grain bullets is not 90 lbs. It is just 71 lbs. But still, that is some heavy crap.
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