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Offline Hylander

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Leading Problem in Vaquero .45Colt
« on: March 22, 2005, 11:46:42 PM »
I am getting leading around the edge of the forcing cone and in the first inch of the barrel.
What would be causing this.
I have only fired 50 rd.
My Load:
New Starline Brass
200gr. Bear Creek .452, Moly coated,  hardness 13
7.5 and 8.0 gr. Unique
OCL 1.585
Win. Primer

My Bore is .451
My Throats are .451

What do I need to change

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Re: Leading Problem in Vaquero .45Colt
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2005, 12:27:59 PM »
I had the same problem in my .44 mag Vaquero using moly coated bullets.  I was spending all much as much time with my Lewis Lead Remover as I was shootin.  I switched over to cast bullets with real lube grooves and lube and the problem when away.  If your shooting a .45 you might want to get some of these a feller got up on Ebay or get some Black Dawg bullets.  They're for black powder but work fine with smokeless too. 

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Another thing you could try if ya want to see if the moly coated bullets are the problem, is put a glob of Crisco on each bullet before you load it the cylinder.
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