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They are great quality cast bullets. Many of my friends and myself are using them. They are made in Illinois. I am a dealer and cannot for the life of me get the owner to send me a price list. The rumor is that he might be slowing production way down, I know one dealer who get only a fraction of what he actually orders according to him. I used to use his 45-70's but recently switched to laser cast (oregon trail) and will be sticking with them in the future for the rifle bullets. Probably will make my next purchase of bulk handgun bullets being Rainer's or Berry plated for ease of gun cleaning and shooting.
I realize this thread was started quite a while ago, but I'm going to tag onto this in hopes clayshooter will log on in the future.
I am pleased to hear folks have had good luck with them. I just purchased a box of 500 125gr .357. I loaded up a couple dozen with some extra Red Dot I had lying around. For about $0.06 per bullet, you can't go wrong...especially when hunting paper.
I would appreciate the load data that you had success with.
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I am primarily a reloader for clay targets so most of my powders revolve around that. I used the 125gr lead with 3.0 grains of Hodgdon Clays. Clays is extremely clean and really fast burning. I also use it in 45acp and 9mm. You mentioned Red Dot, I am a past user of that since Clays was introduced. Red Dot is a great powder that is cheaper and produced in USA.
I also use Clays in my .38 Special loads. I agree that it is very clean burning and my .38 seems to like it from an accuracy standpoint as well. I'm using 3.0 under grains under a 136 grain SWC. I have loaded it as heavy as 3.5 with this bullet but the 3.0 grain load just seems to be a nice plinker. RD
Last edited on Sun Mar 1st, 2009 04:05 PM by Rockydog
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