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10-10-2011 03:33 PM
35ISIT
Re: Cast bullet shooters

I use a RCBS 200 and a LBT 180 in a .357 magnum for field pistol and uas. They both weigh about 195 out of wheelweights.
10-10-2011 11:56 AM
19 Turkeys
Re: Cast bullet shooters

The RCBS silhouette bore rider bullet is great. I shot my first 40x40 with it in 1997 using my Production MOA in 7BR. You will be very happy with it!


Steve W.
10-07-2011 05:37 PM
sigbbred
Re: Cast bullet shooters

I shoot cast in 44 mag, 357 mag, and soon .30 Herrett and 7 mm tcu. Rcbs sil in the last.
10-02-2011 10:23 PM
19 Turkeys
Re: Cast bullet shooters

Send an email to [email protected] & request contact information for TX ranges & match directors.


Steve W.
10-01-2011 11:54 AM
parisite
Re: Cast bullet shooters

I shoot cast bullets almost exclusively in my 10" Freedom Arms 44 Mag and would love to compete but don't know where to go to do it. I live in northeast TX.
Plain flat based based bullets perform much better for me than bevel based bullets.
09-22-2011 05:45 AM
ihmsakiwi
Re: Cast bullet shooters

I agree, you give up nothing using cast bullets for IHMSA or NRA silhouette.
I shoot 32H&R Mag for BB standing with a 165 gr bullet, a 145gr RCBS bore-rider and a NOE 145 boolit in 7mm TCU and 7mmBR. I use the RCBS 200gr in my 357 F.A. revolver. I got to International Grade in revolver with these bullets and have shot so many 39/40 with my 7BR with cast that I am sure using copper would not get me the 40.
The only gun I shoot with copper is my BF 7mm Supermag because I cannot get a cast bullet to seat without having the gas-check well below the neck junction due to the extrememly short neck on this round.
I will keep looking though.
09-08-2011 10:34 AM
19 Turkeys
Re: Cast bullet shooters

I cheat & buy mine from Leadhead's!


Steve W.
09-07-2011 02:00 PM
dragoondrake
Re: Cast bullet shooters

19 Turkeys,

I only meant that as a joke. I don't feel I give up anything to jacketed shooters either. I don't shoot as much as I like, but that is a time constraint. I go through the same motions when I shoot cast as people do jacketed (except the lube and size bullets step). I sort out blemishes, I watch how the bullet looks after loading. I even weight sort the same as I do for my long range rifles.
09-03-2011 12:25 PM
19 Turkeys
Re: Cast bullet shooters

I shoot cast in Production (MOA in 7BR) & Revolver (FA in .41 Mag with Leadhead's 270 grain bullet). In fact, I shot my first 40 with the MOA. We have several cast bullet shooters here in Oregon & they can routinely beat the jacketed bullet guys. I do not feel that cast takes a second seat to jacketed in any fashion.


Steve W.
09-03-2011 10:10 AM
Nobade
Re: Cast bullet shooters

32 H&R and 22 Hornet in field pistol, 7mm TCU in big bore. A while back I used to use the 32 for big bore standing too, with a 220gr. bullet. Works well, but the trajectory is kind of steep out at the ram line.

The 32 gets Ideal #3118, the Hornet gets RCBS 55gr. FN, and the TCU gets SAECO 160 bore riders. All shoot better than I can see.
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