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Old January 25, 2020, 11:01 PM   #26
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For pistol reloading, I am a fan of the Lyman reloading manuals. I normally shoot plated bullets and never go near max loads. With the 9mm, I had to search for a load that would shoot well and cycle the action, even with limp wristers occasionally shooting it. Some cast bullet load suggestions would not work, being too light, so I had to ramp up the load a bit. Took some work, but I got the good loads finally. As for the 38/357 and plated bullets, I worked up some warm loads that don’t lead the barrel.

It just takes time, patience, and a good reloading manual. Buy a Lyman for their cast bullet load info.

I quit shooting pure cast bullets when I switched to plated.
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Old January 26, 2020, 09:52 AM   #27
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Great info. Learned a lot. Reminded of a lot more.


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