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Old November 5, 2011, 08:07 AM   #9
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Join Date: December 5, 2009
Location: Valles Mines, Missouri
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Had/have the same bulge problem loading 45acp with home cast Lee microgroove lead bullets of 92/4/4 alloy. Would have one i every 10-20 wouldn't chamber correctly. Very annoying! Bought the Lee FCD and run each round through it as a final step (it has a carbide resizing ring which removes the bulge by compressing the brass/lead and it can crimp your bullet nicely).
Since I started this, I can't remember when the last time I had a jam was. It's an 'extra' step, but for the kind of reliability I'm getting now, well worth it!
Circa 1964: Rocky to Bullwinkle:
"But that trick never works!"
But Bullwinkle tries it anyway...again and again
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