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  1. #21
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    Default Re: Plated Bullets vs. Lead

    I shoot a lot of Ron's bullets. never an issue.

    I do cast and powdercoat my own but i really don't save much doing it. it is just a enjoyable hobby for me.

  2. #22
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    Default Re: Plated Bullets vs. Lead

    Comes down to this...see how many bullseye shooters are using plated bullets and you'll have your answer.

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    Default Re: Plated Bullets vs. Lead

    Quote Originally Posted by slickracer View Post
    Comes down to this...see how many bullseye shooters are using plated bullets and you'll have your answer.
    Back in the day we used cast lead for practice and FACTORY target ammo for matches.

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    Default Re: Plated Bullets vs. Lead

    Quote Originally Posted by Brick View Post
    I get very good performance from DucatiRon's (Steel Valley Casting) coated bullets, for a while now. 147 gr .38, 124 gr. 9mm and two flavors of .45 in 200 gr one sized UP to .454 dia. for my revolver. I make IDPA's "old" power factor with all of them.
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    - bamboomaster

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