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Old December 8, 2017, 10:33 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Charlie_98 View Post
When you think of plated bullets as 'coated cast bullets,' as they are, then you can see where the size difference is. Cast bullets are typically .001" larger than the same bullet in a true jacketed design, and the fact they are plated will give it a slight inconsistency, anyway.

Plated bullets are, however, a great alternative to straight cast bullet, and I shoot a lot of them... including Berry's (and, for that matter, whatever is on the shelf.) Never had a problem with inaccuracy or barrel fouling.
Plated bullets are not cast bullets. They are swaged bullets, that are then electroplated with copper.
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