Sub sonic bullet molds

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Sub sonic bullet molds

Post by Mousehouse » Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:06 pm

I have a Lee 230 mold coming but wanted to hear from others on different bullet weights available. I will be using shooting them in a 10.5 AR based rifle with pistol length gas system. I will be powder coating all of the bullets. Plus I use suppressors on most of my firearms.

I would like to find one around 208-220 grains. Will be using for plinking but would like the bullet to be accurate at 100-150 yards.

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Re: Sub sonic bullet molds

Post by cwlongshot » Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:39 pm

I tried that LEE mold. Was PIA to cast with and never could get to where I thought I should be able to

Gave up on it last year.

Hope it’s working for you

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Re: Sub sonic bullet molds

Post by MeGrunt » Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:06 pm

I have the Lee mold. The bullets drop undersized. I used powder coat on them and barely had any resistance to a .310 sizing bushing from NOE.

I also picked up the MP 235 gr and the MP 311-410 clone.

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Re: Sub sonic bullet molds

Post by TRshootem » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:57 pm

I also have the Lee mold, drops typically at about 225+ gr. Accuracy sucked until I started coating them. I'm gonna ream the bases to remove the stupid boat tail and extend the length and diameter of the the first 1/2 inch to .310/.311. I run the coated projos through a .310 sizer. Gonna use some Eastwood Ford Blue and shuck the HF red, that stuff works...but goes on too thick in my experience.

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