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Old August 22, 2000, 08:07 PM   #1
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Just got some .45 West Coast plated 225g flat points. Using W primers and 231 powder. Can't find any info in load books on them. Any suggestions? Can I load them the same as the lead 225g flat points which I am loading with 5.7g 231 at an OAL of ~1.225? I can go longer with this bullet if I need to. Thanks in advance.

Old August 24, 2000, 07:20 PM   #2
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I believe I'd back off to 5.5g.

OAL 'seems' okay, but I'd let testing for reliable feed determine that.

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Old August 25, 2000, 02:22 PM   #3
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Per another thread currently posted here, the lead will take a little less, not more, powder than the plated bullets.
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