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Old May 2, 2000, 11:48 PM   #8
Kenneth L. Walters
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Join Date: September 2, 1999
Location: flagstaff, arizona
Posts: 476
Just got a Uberti Henry and this was the first problem I ran into. Upon looking up 45 Colt rifle loads in the various handbooks I came across one account that said that it was absolutely vital that overall cartridge length be under 1.60 inches for the rounds to feed properly. My bullet, SAECO #458, has a crimp groove but not at the right place for this overall length. Still I shortened the cartridge length by crimping into a driving band and the rounds now function flawlessly.
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