cast load?

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Rich Coyle
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cast load?

Post by Rich Coyle » Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:15 pm

I found a great deal on 500 170 grain cast bullets. Anyone have a suggestion what load to use to get to about 1,050 feet per second?

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Re: cast load?

Post by 2manyToys » Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:13 pm

You might check in the Handloading section. There's tons of info in there including stickies, plus you can use the search function.

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Re: cast load?

Post by Boolit_Head » Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:53 pm

I'm not sure you can get subsonic with a bullet that light. If you do please pass it on since I have that mold.

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Re: cast load?

Post by glocker17 » Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:32 pm

You can shoot any weight subsonic as far as I know. I had good luck with 2400 and cast bullets.

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Re: cast load?

Post by RAINS » Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:40 pm

Yeah you can shoot any weight bullet subsonic. However anything under 190g might not cycle in an AR. Would be fine for a bolt gun/single shot though.

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Re: cast load?

Post by riude » Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:51 pm

As I mentioned on other thread, 165gr coated cast bullets were only bullets that shoot under 1moa on my bolt action.

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