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Offline Robert Swartz

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Re: Hunter Supply bullets
« Reply #21 on: August 06, 2021, 10:25:40 AM »
I  have found that in all my .30s, if I don't use gas checks, I get pretty wide patterns out past SASS distance.  Even at our relatively low velocities.  Gas checks put the holes very close together.  YMMV, but I'd highly recommend checks for what we do.  Though the teflon tape patch sounds very intriguing!
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Re: Hunter Supply bullets
« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2021, 01:41:37 PM »
I was going to order another supply of Hunters  193 .311 bullets...but they were out and backordered.
So I decided since I had  some 90 Grain 30 Cal Mauser C96 coated on order a PENN Bullets
I'd try his 180 grain  .311  coated bullets.... and the wait began
I placed the order in late February....and waited ...I checked up several times  , today I called,  Robert said he ship tomorrow
( blamed he can't get any help , nobody wants to forgo the unemployment , because with both the State & Feds paying, its more that most were making WORKING !   ( he is right ! )

Its no big deal, he had not charge me as yet, and with Woo HOO Boo Hoo , and primers short supply , and the range on limited hours...
But I would like to give then a try .... I'll follow up "if" I get them  ???
when planets align...do the deal !

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Re: Hunter Supply bullets
« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2021, 11:13:08 AM »
I do the reverse. I use Federal 215 Magnums in my BP 45-70.
More of the BP voodoo, some use pistol primers, others rifle std, you use magnum, still others use news print over the primer.  All the variations make one's head hurt without getting into powder, lube or wads.
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Re: Hunter Supply bullets
« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2021, 07:58:42 PM »
I keep it simple.  I just don't LOAD black powder cartridges!
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Re: Hunter Supply bullets
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Re: Hunter Supply bullets
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2021, 08:24:00 PM »
I keep it simple.  I just don't LOAD black powder cartridges!

.....lol, I'm on the exact opposite end of the spectrum. My experience with loading smokeless equals exactly 10 .357 rounds to try in my SAA.
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