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  1. Anyone tried 309gr cast Hollow Point (Mihec)

    The 45/70 Govt.
    I cast some .462 309gr hollow-points today, using a Mihec mold from the group buy on Cast boolits forum: Has anyone tried these or similar bullets in a Marlin 45-70 for hunting deer? Load data/velocity experiences also much appreciated (I will always work up my own loads safely, of...
  2. Starting casting: meet Mjölnir!

    The 45/70 Govt.
    I feared this would happen... Having bought a 45-70, I eventually decided to start casting bullets. My 45-70 shoots .462 bullets better than SAAMI diameter .458 so I slugged the bore and made an impact impression of the chamber: Non-existent "throat": Throat diameter...
  3. Slugged My 30-30

    Reloading
    I finally slugged all my lever guns today (one Henry Big Boy 44 mag, one 1895CB 45-70 and one 336 30-30). Looking to load some lead bullets for target practicing. The 30-30 was .309, which based on what I read, I should look for a .310 or .311 lead bullet:questionmark: Anyone know where you...
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