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by badbanker
Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: light bullet for 44
Replies: 6
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Re: light bullet for 44

Thanks for your advice. Think I will opt for a heavier bullet rather than give up meplat or stability. The recoil is still a lot easier to manage than a snub nosed .38. She who must be obeyed (and is laughing over my shoulder) says we should have funds saved up in a few weeks to order a mold. Thanks...
by badbanker
Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: light bullet for 44
Replies: 6
Views: 6554

Re: light bullet for 44

Thank you for your thoughts, but this leads to more questions: 1. How do you resist referring to some of us dingbats as "young grasshopper" (or something a lot less polite)? 2. How does a 148 grain wadcutter (.38 special) manage to work? Am I thinking in much shorter range to target than y...
by badbanker
Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: light bullet for 44
Replies: 6
Views: 6554

Re: light bullet for 44

Gentlemen, I've been reading lots of interesting information here - because I don't know much about casting - an am wondering if the following probably work for a plinking bullet for a .44 mag at 44 special velocities: 250 grn weight, plain base, .10 front band, .250 nose length, 75% meplat ? I'm lo...

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