Hornady 200g short nosed SWCs?

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Hornady 200g short nosed SWCs?

Post by Russ OR on Sat Jul 09, 2016 1:19 pm

I was given 1000 Hornady 200g lead SWCs. - Knurled-covered with waxy lube. -- Flat base-Short noses-like the Jacketed SWC match 185s. - A lot of bullet in contact w/ the rifling. - 
Has anyone used these? - Load suggestions? --  -- Thanks, Russ

ps: A couple weeks ago I witnessed the grips and mainspring housing/sear spring removed, for the 1st time since 1972 from a regularly used, & competed with since 1972, wad gun. Owner said it was the 1st time ever these were removed from the pistol. - There was amber-like stuff under/in there. Only time I've seen that pistol alibi was from lead build up in the chamber.

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Re: Hornady 200g short nosed SWCs?

Post by john bickar on Sat Jul 09, 2016 3:36 pm

I think I have some of these squirreled away. Not sure how many. Never loaded them; not sure where they came from. I was just doing ammo and component inventory today and saw the ammo can that contains them, but didn't open it up.

These are them, I think.

Be interested to see what suggestions you get.

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Re: Hornady 200g short nosed SWCs?

Post by Wes Lorenz on Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:02 am

Hi Russ,
I like that bullet and shot a 2648 with them.
Hornady Item #12108
Win primer
4.2grs TiteGroup
Starline Brass

Hope this helps,
Wes

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Post by john bickar on Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:10 am

Thanks Wes.

Sources indicate I have 1,600 of them. Might come in handy when the CA ammo ban goes into effect.

Now to figure out how 4.2 of Titegroup converts to 452AA Very Happy

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Re: Hornady 200g short nosed SWCs?

Post by Russ OR on Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:12 am

Thanks Wes.  - -I have several lbs of TiteGroup.

Russ

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Re: Hornady 200g short nosed SWCs?

Post by noylj on Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:44 am

Weren't accurate for me, so who knows.
They are "pretty."

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Re: Hornady 200g short nosed SWCs?

Post by Gary Wells on Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:59 pm

I playe with a few boxes of those a few years back and was never able to get them to shoot.

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