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Post Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:22 pm 
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Has anyone used the polymer coated cast bullits from Penn or another source?
https://store-jqlmm51h.mybigcommerce.co ... d-bullets/
I was wondering if it might be worth a try for a test fire load that doesn't smoke or lead the pistol (25 yards or closer)

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:38 am 
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I tried the 9mm and 45 Bayou Bullets. The 9's were loaded using TiteGroup powder and the 45's (2 loads) with TiteGroup and Bullseye.

The velocity was a bit higher than with straight lead using the same load and the only smoke was from the powder.

Accuracy was excellent.

I think that they would fill your need Dave.

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Post Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:28 am 
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Thanks. I see that Penn Bullets http://pennbullets.com/
SNS casting http://www.snscasting.com/ and
Blue Bullets http://www.thebluebullets.com/default.asp also sell them. I've got to read through their info but I saw that several of them size after coating. I'll try some when I run out of bare cast lead bullets.

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Post Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:03 pm 
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Magnus Bullets and Falcon Bullets are both minutes from my house. Terry at Magnus doesn't do a poly coating but David Moore at Falcon does. IME they shoot much cleaner with significantly less smoke and are just as accurate as uncoated. I use the coated bullets primarily in 9mm since I've never had an issue with smoke or much filth shooting straight lead in 45 (clays is very clean).

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Post Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 7:44 pm 
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I've used the SNS and they were excellent

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Post Posted: Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:23 pm 
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Thanks for the feedback guys!

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:04 pm 
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Alex @ Ibejiheads http://ibejiheads.com/, located in New Jersey, is a good guy with good product. Low to no smoke or leading. Polycoated goodness. Not associated, but am a happy customer.

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