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by John F Ross
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Bore riding nose for 510 grain in 500 S&W ?
Replies: 3
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Re: Bore riding nose for 510 grain in 500 S&W ?

Some people have good luck with them [long nose bullets], but I have to ask, what is the point, since the big case has gobs of powder capacity? The long nose wrings the absolute max case capacity out of the gun. For people who only want to load with H110/296 and standard bullets, that may seem unne...
by John F Ross
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Design program won't let me order a light .500 bullet mold!
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Design program won't let me order a light .500 bullet mold!

I want to experiment with my .500s on bowling pins. I'd like a 230 grain truncated cone design with 90% meplat and .250" nose length. I spec'd XL 2 cavity, but then in red it says "Use std. 2-cav or XL 3-cav block if weight is less than 300 grains," but if I switch to the std. 2 cavit...
by John F Ross
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Design program won't let me order a light .500 bullet mold!
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Re: Design program won't let me order a light .500 bullet mold!

What you have shown looks fine, I'll take a two cavity just like that. I'm having issues with my Paypal account right now but hope to get it sorted in a day or two. Richard Davis started his pin shoots back up June 2017 after a 15+ year hiatus, and he has several classes that I can compete in with m...
by John F Ross
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Design program won't let me order a light .500 bullet mold!
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Re: Design program won't let me order a light .500 bullet mold!

P.S. I mis-typed in my original post. The bullet I had designed that gave me the error messages had a .200" nose length, not .250", so your suggestion is virtually identical to what I originally envisioned.

JR

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