New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by bangbangping » Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:12 am

Dolomite_Supafly wrote:I will keep doing what I do but this particular bullet is now dead.
How about a 240 grain hollow point without lube grooves?

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by Dolomite_Supafly » Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:37 am

Problem is the hollow pointing method will increase the cost substantially, at least the easily cast ones will. NOE makes his 247 grain in a hollow point.

Maybe I will get Accurate to offer the 240E without lube grooves to get to ~250 grains. Problem is I ordered 3 molds from him and one was right so I quit using him. He kept talking about tolerances this and tolerances that but it is funny he allows ~.0015 while no other mold maker has that kind of tolerance. One mold I ordered at .310" actually cast bullet that were .3125+". When I contacted him about it he told me it sounded like I just don't like brass molds but I did not like the fact it cast .003" over what I paid for and it was an EXPENSIVE mold, something on the order of $170 shipped, so I had to take a BIG loss when I sold it.
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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by 300Blk » Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:44 pm

HP will make the bullet longer for the same weight, and it won't expand anyway, so HP is not a good idea.

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by hunter2 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:21 pm

"Will not expand anyway". I have some 220 and 240 from Clearwater Custom with a generous exposed tip that expands exceptionally well. Is that because they are made with pure lead and everything else is close to wheel weights with tin and ar?

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by 300Blk » Sat Jan 31, 2015 4:45 pm

You don't want to shoot pure lead.

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by gds » Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:23 pm

with a good design on the hollow point, they will expand very well with wheel weights at subsonic velocities.
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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by hunter2 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:33 pm

When they are air cooled?

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by 300Blk » Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:39 pm

I am confused. Have we not seen for years that no one, aside from exotic machined copper, can make a subsonic expanding bullet?

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by gds » Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:48 pm

these were air cooled and shot into wet back and water jugs.

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Re: New bullet design with a waist for Magpul magazines

Post by Dolomite_Supafly » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:17 pm

300Blk wrote:You don't want to shoot pure lead.
Why?, if it is coated it will not hurt anything.
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