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200 grain, truncated cone hard cast lead bullets for a .357 Magnum?

What exactly is a Truncated Cone Shape and would these be good for hunting?

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Truncated cone bullet:



200 grains is a heavy bullet for the .357. The OAL of your cartridge may be too long to feed in an 1894C. As to whether it will be a good bullet for hunting, the bigger the meplat the better. How big is the meplat on the bulet in question? The Cast Performance 180 grain offering has a .290 meplat. They are generally regarded as a pretty good bullet in the .357 magnum.
 

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That type of bullet should penetrate well. It should be a useful projectile for hunting if you desire a better trajectory and a want or will accept a narrower wound. (The lower velocity, compared to the lighter bullets, and shape of the nose would make that a decent multipurpose bullet. Your could use it on bigger animals but it would also work on small stuff without blowing it apart.)
 
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