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Old January 31, 2013, 02:02 PM   #1
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Plastic tipped bullets

I have never loaded plastic tipped bullets before do you need any special seating die so you dont smash the tip
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Old January 31, 2013, 02:43 PM   #2
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That depends on the particular bullet, seating die, and cartridge in question.

But, generally - No, you don't.
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Old January 31, 2013, 03:12 PM   #3
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Generally not, though I drill out the seating plugs on a lot of my dies so they touch much closer to the ogive rather than the tip. I've not had a stock die damage the plastic tip, except on a Lee die and .204Ruger seater, because it had a sharp edge that I had to sand down.
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Old January 31, 2013, 04:57 PM   #4
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I've never had a problem with several brands of dies & makes of polymer tipped bullets.
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Old January 31, 2013, 05:53 PM   #5
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do poly in several calibers without a problem
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Old January 31, 2013, 11:23 PM   #6
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Thanks every one for the answer wanted to try the varmagedon by nosler
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