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Somebody mentioned Midway has .35 200gr Power Points in stock. Looked at the 35 Rem PP 200gr, factory, it is a round nose. Looked at the 200gr factory 356 PP, a total flat point. Also the shape of the ogive is different. The one on Midway seems to be a flat point, 356 bullet. I don't know if there are other differences, without cutting and testing. See pic below. 35 on right, 356 on left. Both should feed in a 35 Rem. Both are .358.

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Good question on the canalure location, so it got measured. The distance from the tip of 200gr FP to the canalure is .02 inches less than the 200gr RN. Crimped at the top of the canalure, the FP should have a shorter COL, given the width of the canalure, it should be possible to achieve the same COL as a 200RN PP loaded at the top of its canalure.

As I indicated, other than the ogive, I don't know if the bullet is otherwise any different, as say in toughness. I do like that you said the 200gr Hornady is supposed to be tougher. The phrase "supposed to be" indicates you have not confirmed this through personal use on game. The amount of people on the web, that state bullet performance as absolute known fact, based on what a reloading manual or other source says, when they have no personal on game experience with the actual bullet, is a wonderment to me. There are more than a few bullets out their that behave a bit differently on game from what is advertised, or what internet legend says it is, and arm chair hunters don't know the difference.

My 356 bullet for target and hunting is a home cast 250gr lead SEACO flatpoint with gas check.
 
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