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Post by orpheoet on 12/6/2017, 9:44 am

I just ordered mine, thanks
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Post by Bullseye_Stan on 12/6/2017, 9:56 am

Out of curiosity, are the Remington 148 gr HBWC considered better bullets?  I used to buy Rose (ZERO) swaged HBWC (they still sell them), have bought some Precision Delta bullets, and noticed Magnus sells some swaged 148gr HBWC 38's.

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Post by USSR on 12/6/2017, 10:06 am

Bullseye_Stan wrote:Out of curiosity, are the Remington 148 gr HBWC considered better bullets?  I used to buy Rose (ZERO) swaged HBWC (they still sell them), have bought some Precision Delta bullets, and noticed Magnus sells some swaged 148gr HBWC 38's.

Yep.   These are the bullets Zero and Precision Delta wish they could be.

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Post by cdrt on 12/6/2017, 10:47 am

Messy to reload, but a very accurate bullet.  My Clark .38 likes them and Hornady's bullet.
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Post by Wobbley on 12/6/2017, 11:38 am

Just got some, thanks.
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Post by KenO on 12/6/2017, 7:43 pm

Out of stock, no backorder.

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Post by Sc0 on 12/6/2017, 7:59 pm

.360 is a tad on the large side?

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Post by james r chapman on 12/7/2017, 5:03 am

The skirt on the hollow base is .360, I assume to better guarantee sealing the bore from gasses.
Generally considered the most accurate .38 hbwc bullet available.
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Post by rebs on 12/7/2017, 8:12 am

crap I just seen this and they are out of stock, I really wanted to try them. I don't suppose any of you guys that got 2000 would care to sell about a 100 of them ?

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Post by 3 gun Gus on 12/7/2017, 8:38 am

Almost as good as a well made cast WC bullet.
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Post by lalka686 on 12/11/2017, 9:44 pm

Actually, to my surprise this shipment came with clear wax like lube instead of dry graphite flakes, almost as clean as the Zeros. Remington brand is the best out of all .38 hbwc bullets, IMO and I did try them all out.
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Post by james r chapman on 12/12/2017, 6:48 am

Hmmm, I haven't looked at mine!
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Post by Multiracer on 12/12/2017, 6:59 am

Sounds like an improvement to me. 45-45-10 perhaps ?

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Post by troystaten on 12/12/2017, 12:02 pm

Sounds like Remmy changed them, are they the same size as the old ones and do they shoot as well?

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Post by USSR on 12/12/2017, 12:44 pm

Mine, that I got last month, still had the black graphite lube.

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Post by lalka686 on 12/12/2017, 12:57 pm

I uploaded picture. hopefully it will go thru soon. Yes Don, October order was worst than before with ugly and loose lube, this time, they are nice and shiny lubed only on sides and same size.
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Post by lalka686 on 12/12/2017, 1:02 pm

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Night and day difference!
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Post by james r chapman on 12/12/2017, 1:12 pm

WOW!
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Post by james r chapman on 12/12/2017, 1:13 pm

Those were probably Jerry Keefer's order already cleaned in gasoline and tumble lubed.
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Post by Multiracer on 12/12/2017, 2:01 pm

Mucho better product to work with. Now the price will go up !

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Post by ric1911a1 on 12/12/2017, 2:14 pm

Mine arrived an hour ago. They have the new lube.......... Can't wait to try them out.
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Post by USSR on 12/12/2017, 5:02 pm

lalka686 wrote:Yes Don, October order was worst than before with ugly and loose lube, this time, they are nice and shiny lubed only on sides and same size.

Pretty is as pretty does.   Could care less what they look like as long as they shoot well.

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Post by james r chapman on 12/12/2017, 7:42 pm

Well, opened mine up, same ol greasy black bullets. ran some thru Naptha to clean of the gunk.
weights range from 148.10-148.90
I think there's a wax beneath the black graphite gunk.
measure the same, .360-361 all except the .356 nose.

I think my lot # is 23562
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Post by USSR on 12/12/2017, 8:22 pm

Jim,

Same lot # for me.

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Post by lalka686 on 12/12/2017, 10:04 pm

I believe 23562 is the Remington part # for rhis bullet, my box has the same number.
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