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Old March 2, 2012, 09:47 PM   #1
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Best bullet shape for speedloader use

edit - ignore thread, I found some Lead RN's
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Old March 4, 2012, 11:20 AM   #2
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Like you had stated chamfer the chambers. Best thing you can do for using speed loaders. All you do is break the sharp edge of the chamber opening. I did my GP-100 and I now can use TCFP without issue along with RN
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Old March 9, 2012, 07:00 AM   #3
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bullet shape for speedloader use

Chamfer the charge holes in the cylinder. That helps.

I shoot a S&W 15 in SSR class in IDPA matches once in a while. I use 130 grn RN-FMJ bullets in that application, because they work better with a speedloader. The round noses on the bullets make the rounds slip in a little easier and the jacket reduces problems with leading.
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Chamfer -- don't make any more than a 1/32" chamfer !!!
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