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by cooksey
Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: special loads in 357
Replies: 4
Views: 3122

Re: special loads in 357

Well, your solution to just buy a bunch of 357 brass for what another mold would cost kind of instilled a "duh" moment for me. Thanks for the reply and sorry to waste your time. Think I'll order a mold from you for 357 and if it shoots decent out of 38 brass will consider myself blessed. T...
by cooksey
Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:51 am
Forum: revolvers
Topic: special loads in 357
Replies: 4
Views: 3122

special loads in 357

Have not had much luck shooting 38 special loads in 357 mag. The general consensus is that they don't shoot as well because the bullet has to make a bigger jump.The difference in case length is .135 - So I figured just add that much length to the front driving band, (for me that would be .09 +.135=....
by cooksey
Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: alloys
Topic: Of Lead and Linotype
Replies: 1
Views: 3385

Of Lead and Linotype

I have 66 pounds of Linotype and an equal amount of lead. I want to use it since it's there, even though WW might be better; will start using that when the other gets used up. We have planned to use the Lino and lead 50/50, but since the mold I ordered from you is a gas check design, could I run it ...
by cooksey
Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:01 am
Forum: lever actions
Topic: Marlin 1894 FG (41 mag)
Replies: 6
Views: 8865

Re: Marlin 1894 FG (41 mag)

I have shot a dozen or better different commercial cast bullets in the Marlin 41 mag with a micro-groove barrel and I have been able to get about any nose design to go into the chamber, but many will not feed properly from the magazine tube. Semi-wad cutters, even with a short, small nose, are "...

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