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Youndering,
The 255 gr worked well with heavy 20 lb spring. (Wolffe set comes with a firing pin spring too)

One odd thing, the last round won't chamber (stovepipe). I tried multiple mags and same issue. So I just use a standard 230 gr bullet in the bottom of the mag.

I pushing 850 fps. It goes BOOM really badass too. Similar to a 44 mag. :)

I won't be shooting these all the time. They just self defense bear loads for the time being until I can get a nice Ruger Alaskan in the future.

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Thu May 24, 2018 10:10 am
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Weird about the last round issue. Just going off what you said, I'd guess it wants more magazine spring pressure, but you can try adjusting seating depth too. The exposed nose on that bullet is pretty short and may be contributing to the feed issue. You might try seating it out to the max OAL your barrel with handle (check with the barrel out of the gun, use it as your case gauge).
I never had feed issues with that bullet, my comments were more about how hard you can (or can't) push them with the reduced case capacity. But nothing wrong with it at 850 fps if you're happy with it. Accuracy should be decent. Just be careful with pressure.


Thu May 24, 2018 9:05 pm
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Some more Eco-Friendly 9mm cast and PC'd (one coat, they're range ammunition).
Why eco-friendly? They're green. :bigsmile:


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Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:14 am
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Stopped by premier powder coating today and talked with a nice lady at the front desk. After a brief discussion I left with some white powder coat. They have a ton of selection and will sell powder by the pound. They seem willing to deal on certain colors too.
May be a good local resource.

http://premierpowderco.com/

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