45 acp cast question

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  1. BK63

    BK63

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    I knew I should not have delved into this cast world :supergrin: Glock with lone wolf barrel, so lets just get that out of the way. OK, I'm looking online at buying 200 grain round nose flat point as they tend to feed well and I'm seeing a take your choice. .451, .452 and .453. I always assumed jacketed was .451 and cast was .452. What do I want to order here?
     
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    Go with the .452, you'll be fine... don't even worry about slugging your barrel.

    Jack
     

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    This is the easiest way to go. Modern pistol bbls are pretty damn close to spec. So your bbl should be 0.4505"-0.4515". A 0.452" bullet should work fine.
     
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    Are you buying the boolits or the mold?
     
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    I'm buying boolits, at least for now. I'm seeing them offered in several diameters so it's a little confusing.
     
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    Beware Owner NOT a victim.

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    Welcome to the dark side...
     
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    .453 is usually unsized and as dropped from the mould. As everyone said, go with .452 but make sure your aftermarket barrel will actually feed that type of bullet before you order up a lot of boolits.
     
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  9. BK63

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    I'm going with the Lone Wolf barrel so I would assume I won't have any issues.