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Old March 21, 2013, 11:45 PM   #26
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Haven't received my order that I placed 2 + weeks ago but I'm pretty sure I'll love them based on the feedback I've seen. The lengthy time is just due to the current market frenzy.
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Old March 22, 2013, 11:49 PM   #27
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They are Top Notch!! Great bullets and unbeatable service
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Old March 24, 2013, 10:39 AM   #28
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They work well. I have at least 30,000 bullets from them in my storage area today. I am current loading 125 LRN's for 357 sig today from MBC.
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Old May 2, 2013, 08:55 AM   #29
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The must be real busy still

Posted 3/19/13:

I am giving them a try on some 9mm. The website says 3-4 weeks which is fine. Flat Rate USPS shipping cost was the right price, so they are not gouging on that.

The way this lousy winter is dragging out here it will probably just be warming up enough for serious shooting in 3 weeks.


5/2/13:

Just passed the 6 week mark and nothing here yet. I sent them an e-mail so maybe I will have more news soon. I did notice their website is now giving a 5 to 6 week wait time, which was at 3 to 4 weeks when I placed my order.

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Old May 2, 2013, 09:25 AM   #30
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These bullets companies are just covered up. They wish not to turn business away so unlike myself they hesitate to send you elsewhere. I've sent business to fellow casters instead of dragging out a long backlog unless the customer didn't mind waiting. We are pretty much current with our hand cast stuff but it came to the point I stopped taking orders for the machine work. Missouri has a good name & I'm sure they will come through for you.
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Old May 2, 2013, 09:46 AM   #31
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Missouri Bullet Co. = First rate company...I use them in .45 ACP and LC, 9mm and .38/.357. Rod
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Old May 2, 2013, 09:50 AM   #32
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They are amazing! But expect a long wait. Not because they are slow, but they are in demand and have a lot of orders. Most companies just stopped taking orders.
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Old May 2, 2013, 10:49 AM   #33
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I've had no issues with their stuff, and they have been very competitive with the rest of the pricing out there. Shipping times have been reasonable - exceptional in in the recent insanity.
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Old May 2, 2013, 12:09 PM   #34
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These bullets companies are just covered up. They wish not to turn business away so unlike myself they hesitate to send you elsewhere. I've sent business to fellow casters instead of dragging out a long backlog unless the customer didn't mind waiting. We are pretty much current with our hand cast stuff but it came to the point I stopped taking orders for the machine work. Missouri has a good name & I'm sure they will come through for you.
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Old May 2, 2013, 04:31 PM   #35
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I'm on my second order of .357. They shoot great and little to no leading. I load their "action" 158 gr. lswc to magnum velocities using blue dot powder! I will be ordering lots more!
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Old May 2, 2013, 04:33 PM   #36
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Placed my order for 9mm smallball on 3/11 and shipped 4/29, 7 weeks.
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Old May 3, 2013, 07:42 PM   #37
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Absolutely superb bullets and people. I use their Flathead truncated cone 45s, the 200 swc, all their 240 44 bullets, and particularly fond of the 140 .358 Cowboy Zinger not only in 38s but also a Beretta 92FS...those things shoot in the Beretta.
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Old May 4, 2013, 03:51 AM   #38
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I'm sure Missouri puts out great bullets, but why mailorder and wait weeks when you could cast them yourself and save time and money. Not to mention being master of your projectile supply. BTW, anybody done a comparison of casting to buying?
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Old May 4, 2013, 08:45 AM   #39
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Sort of taking the thread off the topic

To start casting you really need a reliable supply of lead. In our state the lead wheel weight supply is starting to dry up as zinc weights have been mandated. Even before lead was outlawed the lead supply dwindled as the companies that contracted with local oil-change and tire shops asked the shops to give them all their used oil and wheel weights. The number of places that will give away wheel weights to people like me walking in and asking has dropped to two local places from over a dozen. So it is not worth the expense of the equipment to me.
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Old May 4, 2013, 08:46 AM   #40
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You should be able to do that yourself. Alloy cost per pound [A] divided by 7000 [B] multiplied by bullet weight [C] equals alloy cost per bullet [D].

If alloy is 1.50 per pound it is .0002142 per grain. If said bullet is 158 grains the alloy cost for that bullet is .0338436 cents. It takes an hour to hand cast those not counting the time for your alloy & moulds to come to temperature. You'll spend an hour preparing for the casting session plus the cost of electric. Then you need to size & lube.

If all you're wanting is a 1000 bullets for plinking in the coming year then you may as well order them. If you're going to shoot those 1000 bullets each month you should consider casting. Just my two.

Ok a friend pointed out to me an error in my post. .0338436 cents should read 3.38436 cents. Sorry & thanks Beagle.

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Old May 5, 2013, 02:44 PM   #41
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They are the only supplier I use for my cast bullets. The last order took as long as they had predicted, but I was patient, didn't call or email. Sure enough I got my email day before yesterday, my order has shipped. Maybe after the fever subsides we will be able to get orders in a few days, just like old times.
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Old May 9, 2013, 09:16 AM   #42
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They arrived

Wednesday morning the mail lady brought the bullets I ordered, and like reload mentioned it was right at 7 weeks for the 9mm. The box they came in was dated May 6, 2013 so they are selling them as fast as they produce them it seems.

The bullets look great and the few I checked with the scale were pretty close to advertised weight. It is cast lead so there is bound to be some variety in the weight.

I plan on loading and shooting a few after lunch. Overall the product quality is very good. The wait time of seven weeks is really just a testament to the desireability of what Missouri Bullet Co produces.
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