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Bullets

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by wallacefan, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. wallacefan

    wallacefan

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    Dec 24, 2011
    Ohio
    Looking to take a poll on what bullets people are using

    i am reloading

    9mm 147 gr
    5.56 52 or 55 gr
    30-30 110 or 150 gr
    30-06 170-180 gr
    7.62x39 150 gr
    7.62x54r 180 gr

    i am looking to lower my price have been using speer bullets only so far

    i dont want to cast boolets
     
  2. F106 Fan

    F106 Fan

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    Zero Bullets (.45 ACP)
    Montana Gold (.223, 9mm & .45 ACP)
    Precision Delta (9mm & .45 ACP)
    S&S Casting (9mm & .45 ACP)
    Sierra (.223, .308 and 6.5x284 Norma)

    Richard
     


  3. ron59

    ron59 Bustin Caps

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    If you want a jacketed bullet, for 9mm 147gr, here is what I have used.
    Montana Gold - $110 per 1000 (must buy 3000 for this price)
    Precision Delta - $(101 per 1000 but discount available if buying > 6000)

    But I'm now using a MOLY coated bullet (basically lead, with a hardened cover to reduce smokiness).
    Bear Creek, $72.50 per 1000, discounts available for more than 10,000.

    Saving almost $30 per 1000? No brainer for me, moly all the way.
     
  4. HAMMERHEAD

    HAMMERHEAD

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    Dec 20, 2002
    Minnesota
    I like the Rainier 147 RN-FP for 9mm

    In 30-30 I use Magnus cast bullets. I use the 100 RN-FP, 115 RN and 150 FP and get very respectable accuracy with all three.

    I don't load the others.
     
  5. TX Archer

    TX Archer

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    Austin, TX
    Precision Delta 9mm 124gr jhp

    Precision Delta 9mm 124gr fmj

    Precision Delta .40 180gr fmj

    Montana Gold .223 55gr fmj

    Widener's .223 mil-spec 55gr fmjbt
     
  6. Hoser

    Hoser Ninja

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    May 22, 2002
    Montana Gold. 9x19, 38 Special and 40.

    Zero. 9x19 and 38 Special.

    Sierra. 22, 6mm (DTAC), 6.5mm, 308, 375 and 9mm.

    Hornady. 22.

    Berger. 17, 6mm and 338.

    Harlow. 50 BMG.

    Here is my pile of Sierras.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. M24C

    M24C

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    Oct 31, 2002
    Currently using Rainier Bullets
    115 grain 9mm
    135 grain 40 S W

    Outdoor Hub mobile, the outdoor information engine
     
  8. alank2

    alank2

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    May 24, 2004
    Hi,

    I try to find deals on bullets when and where I can. Here is what I've been loading lately:

    9mm:
    Speer GDHP/SB 147gr (.355)
    Precision Delta 147gr

    10mm:
    Speer GDHP 180gr (.400) (Pulls)
    Hornady XTP 200gr (.400)
    Zero TCFM 200gr (.400)

    44spl/mag:
    IMI JSP 240gr (.429)
    Hornady XTP 240gr (.430)

    Thanks!!

    Alan
     
  9. 9mm Precision delta 115gr
    45acp missouri bullet 200swc
    40S&W Precision Delta 165gr
    223 Remington bulk 55gr
    223 Sierra bullets-various weights
     
  10. shotgunred

    shotgunred local trouble maker

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    Mar 1, 2008
    Washington (the state)
    I use which ever bullet I get the best deal on.


    9mm 124 gr
    38 special 150gr
    40SW 180 gr
    5.56 55 gr
    30-06 150 gr
    7.62x39 150 gr Are you kidding I buy the cheap commie ammo.
     
  11. Once I find a bullet that works in my gun(s) and is accurate, I'm done looking for deals and use that.
     
  12. ustate

    ustate NRA Member

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    Dec 25, 2006
    Utah
    I used mainly Zero and Berrys for handgun and Remington/Winchester/Hornady/Sierra for rifle.
     
  13. Fire_Medic

    Fire_Medic Polymer Butcher CLM

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    May 19, 2008
    The Gunshine State
    I recently started using Xtreme bullets from Tjconevera in 9MM (124gr) and I am having the same great results as when I was using the MG 124gr CMJ.

    Will be trying the Xtremes soon in 45 ACP.
     
  14. PCJim

    PCJim Senior Member

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    Aug 4, 2008
    FL
    Primarily:
    9mm - 125gr LCN MasterCast (IL)
    223 - 55gr FMJBT Hornady

    All others - Hornady, MasterCast, Zero, Precision Delta, Nosler, Missouri Bullets. There's even some Remington and Winchester bulk holding a bench down.
     
  15. RustyFN

    RustyFN

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    West Virginia
    9mm I load free 125 grain home cast, Zero 124 and 135 grain jacketed.

    38/357 I load Zero 125 grain JHP's

    45 auto I have only used my own cast 200 grain SWC's

    223 I load Hornady 55 grain FMJBT's and am going to try Montana Gold 55 grain FMJ's when I run out of the Hornady
     
  16. RustyFN

    RustyFN

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    Sep 29, 2006
    West Virginia
    That's no fun. :tongueout:
     
  17. Yeah, if it ain't broke... keep fiddling with it until it is! :supergrin:
     
  18. ricklaut

    ricklaut

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    Jan 10, 2012
    Las Vegas
    9mm: 124gr RN Xtreme plated
    .38/.357: 158gr SWC home cast
    .40 S&W: 180gr SWC home cast & 180 gr RNFP Xtreme plated
    .45 ACP: 230gr RN home cast & 230 RN Xtreme plated
    .45 Colt: 250gr SWC home cast
    .480 Ruger 400gr RNFP home cast

    .223 (AR) .55gr Hornady bulk FMJBT
    .30-.30: 150gr RN Hornady Interlock
    .308: 175gr Sierra Match King HPBT
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2012