The round nose normally feeds better. I suppose that’s partly my fault, but it’s actually not true. By There is a difference. The wound channel might be .357, but the edges will close over. These 230-grain projectiles are then loaded to an average chamber pressure of about 21,000 psi, at a nominal muzzle velocity of between 800 and 900 fps. Paste as plain text instead, × For decades the .45 ACP performed admirably with nothing more than a FMJ—a round that does not expand at all and is certainly inferior to a good semi-wadcutter. 230gn twists and hurts. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Wadcutters can be an effective defense load too, for the wound channel does not immediately begin to close up like with a round nose bullet . wadcutter vs. semi-wadcutter. Lead semi wad cutters, cuz they look cooler :rock: My pistols feed and shoot either style equally well. 148 gn. Wadcutters can clearly cut the line of a higher scoring ring and in a sport where matches are won or lost by a single point, this matters. The semi-jacketed soft point (SJSP) is another hollow point alternative bullet – with an exposed lead soft point that gives very reliable expansion on impact, along with deeper penetration than your average hollow point.. You can usually find the semi-jacketed soft point with a copper jacket of various lengths and thickness to go with a lead core. JohnKSa Moderator Staff Member. Only if you see more than one load, is it less than maximum. Gman  i had the same issues with one of my Baers , but just recently switched to 185 zero bullets  in the cast swc  the 185 jacketed hollow points and 185 SWCHP some far no issues. Are they feeding more consistently than SWCs? some other advantage I haven't thought of.. the Baer i have in 9mm thats another story i haven't had much success with that. Even though the wadcutter doesn’t actually expand, it tends to penetrate soft tissue very reliably. I tend to load LSWC because they seem to shoot a little tighter. The only problem with this wadcutter vs round nose is most wadcutter loads are light on powder charge. A semi wadcutter has a stepped shoulder for cutting nice clean holes in paper. Cowboy Action. I do both, LRN in 230gr and LSWC in 200gr no problems, my colt gov likes the 230's and my colt commander likes the 200's very well. Full wadcutters frequently have problems feeding from magazines reliably in semi-automatics, so SWCs … Wadcutters are so much fun to shoot in .38 Special, and the accuracy will make you look really good too! thanks. 168.84 PF and a nice shooting load. Not necessarily BAD, but not as good. Both loads had Uniquie powder. Some autoloaders may benefit from this design. These rounds offer better ballistic performance (less drag) than wadcutters, still punch nice holes in paper targets, and can be fed by automatic pistols in most cases. Note: a good L-SWC is about the MOST accurate bullet you will find. 200gn is a pleasure all day long. Both gun's have 7 1/2 inch barrels. A good FMJ-RN is often the most inaccurate bullet you will find. I like lswc I've been casting a lot of lyman # 452630 lately. by JayhawkNavy02 on Thu May 11, 2017 8:30 pm. First topic message reminder : Looking to start on Distinguished Revolver ( DR ) and not seeking to reload initially due to time/distance to Nationals. is there a difference in inherent accuracy? Display as a link instead, × It looks like a flying 55 gallon drum. First off, is there a difference in accuracy, feed reliability, or anything else in shooting a round nose verses a Semi wad (both of these in lead like betterbullets.com) Also, is there any real difference in shooting lead versus shooting plated FMJ?   Your previous content has been restored. have been wondering what if any advantage(s), perceived or otherwise, there are to a 200gr Semi-Wadcutter over a 230gr round nose bullets in .45acp. The 41 was 210 grain semi wad cutter and the 45 was 250 round nose. Many thi… A semi-wadcutter has a flat nose and a shelf that makes it not a wadcutter. Can't help on WST as I haven't used it for a long, long time. The original load, a lead round-nose 158-grain bullet, was marginal as a stopper. The wider the better and this is a feature that the semi-wadcutter shares with the hollow point in … My rifle doesn't do well well with round nose but semi wadcutter is nice and smooth especially in 357. If God had intended autopistols to be double action, or plastic, He would have had John Moses Browning design it that way in the first place. As you can see in the photo below, there is a dramatic difference in the size and shape of the holes that the .38 Special wadcutter bullets make in a paper target compared to a regular round nose full metal jacket round. Another installment of .32 H&R Mag VS .38 Special in snub nose revolvers and today I have the Federal Lead Semi-Wadcutter ammunition. Round nose bullets penetrate wonderfully. So why do folks use SWC … The wad cutter or semi-wad cutter cut a cleaner hole which is easier to see and score. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Jamesmb Member. I just like the hole that the semi-wadcutters make, and as others have stated, it only takes a handful of rounds to get an over all length that your gun likes. Jacketed work fine. Powered by Invision Community, I have no concerns about sounding like an idiot, Proud member of the 1924 US Olympic Hockey Team. Semi-wadcutters are a cross between traditional lead round nose and the full wadcutter. Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. If you want to stay with 200gr, switch to truncated cone bullets for better feeding. Try some TC - truncated cone - best of both worlds. They all were very accurate as opposed to what I had shot before which were hollow … My Detonics still managed to chamber them OK. Blue Bullets or Gallant, 1.250" CCI primer and 3.9 grains of Clays makes 172 power factor in my 5" springfield 1911. However, if I could get a much better pricing deal on LRN, I wouldn't hesitate to grab them of LSWC. A semi-wadcutter bullet was also the basis for the famous “FBI load” – a 158 grain lead semi-wadcutter bullet, that deleted the flat nose in favor of a hollow point. I had issues with the 200swc feeding reliably, switched to the 230rn and haven't had any more issues. A wadcutter, on the other hand, because of the flat front and hard right angle, it does to soft tissue kind of what it does to paper — it punches a sharp hole that’s a lot more disruptive than a round nose. I also have used 3.8 n310 behind the same bullet. Semi Wadcutter vs Round Nose Semi Wadcutter vs Round Nose. 25 yard pistol range. In contrast, flat-front profile wadcutters tend to have … The Federal Gold Medal 38 Special Wadcutter Match is a target load that is known for mild recoil, exceptional accuracy, and leaving perfect round circles in paper targets. March 12, 2018 in 44/45 Caliber. Four .38 Specials pose for comparison; (l.-r.) jacketed hollow point, lead round nose, lead semi-wadcutter and full wadcutter. Therefore I need to pick up some factory ammunition to take to Perry. The semi-jacketed soft point (SJSP) is another hollow point alternative bullet – with an exposed lead soft point that gives very reliable expansion on impact, along with deeper penetration than your average hollow point.. You can usually find the semi-jacketed soft point with a copper jacket of various lengths and thickness to go with a lead core. easier to make PF? Factory wadcutters are typically loaded to lower velocities and pressures to reduce recoil. Sometimes the base of the bullet is left open, and other times it is also coated, resulting in a TMJ-type bullet with a flat nose. The last 1500 or so rounds I've used have been coated 200g RN FB from Ibejiheads and they've been flawless. The 45 Colt just grouped tighter and seemed to be more accurate. A wadcutter is a special-purpose flat-fronted bullet ... although this is not always the case as some wadcutters may have rounded bullet nose profiles. I use a Bear Creek 200gr RNHB over 5gr of Titegroup. Where to find brands like Atomic, Axxess, Buffalo Bore, Federal, Fiocchi, Great Lakes, HSM, Jamison Ammo, Magtech, PPU Prvi Partizan, and Remington. Paul tests the effectiveness of semi wadcutter hollow points. Shop our vast selection and save! In general, semi-wadcutters having a partially rounded nose are more accurate than wadcutters having a flat-front profile. Bullseye shooters also use semi-wadcutters in semi-automatic pistols. I'm about to start back up with the H&G68 coated SWC rounds, after a long time with 230gr RN. Keith-Style SWC with one crimping groove and one filled lubrication groove. Refine by Bullet Style: Lead Semi-Wadcutter Hollow Point Lead Wadcutter. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. (WC= WadCutter, SWC= Semi-WadCutter, HP= Hollow Point, RN= Round Nose), SP=Soft Point (JHP= Jacketed Hollow Point and if GC indicated, means Gas Check at bottom of lead bullet) Loads for .45 ACP: Photo from Mark Curtis New 2012 note on .45 ACP cases using small pistol primers vs. the large pistol primers. Since there's no lube ring on these coated ones, they can be loaded to longer OALs - does anyone have a recommendation on OAL for best feeding/chambering? Discussion in 'Handguns : Revolvers' started by Jamesmb, Aug 19, 2008. Semi-wadcutter nose shapes (standard) from left to right: Target Wadcutter (TWC), Button Nose Wadcutter (BWC), Conical, Keith, Auto-Loader (AL), 3/4-E, 1-E. (Click the picture for a larger image). Many people sense that I have nothing but disdain for the “Wadcutter” type magazine. This round is not in any category above, but is a very effective round for self-defense. Corbin, of .452 Bullets. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. I have about 2k of Rainier 200WC and 1500 185 HP that I want to retry again along with 5K of 185WC lead left over from bullseye shooting and some various 10 to 12lb recoil springs.I do run at times 200rn Rainier jacketed and no issues. If you need self-defense or hunting ammo, wadcutters may not be the most suitable option. By jwilkinson6, March 12, 2018 in 44/45 Caliber. I will be using them strictly for target shooting and wasn't sure whether there was a real difference in performace or ease of loading between the two. The true Keith style is a SWC with a flat base, large square bottom lube grooves and a large crimp groove. The full jacket is made for ogival-type bullets (no shoulder). Semi-Wadcutter Shapes Wadcutter Shapes Button Nose has a slight nose, Target Wadcutter has a depressed ring and is flat across. Clays and 231 have both worked well for me. or a hollowpoint which fails to expand. Round Nose Design = Cast Bullets’ Bad Reputation. As with any ammo type, where you get it affects its materials and how it’s made. I have been using coated 200gr SWCs for awhile, but I think I want to try some 230gr RN bullets. It will penetrate deep and cut a large round hole. Comes to .45acp and you have to deal with magazines and feeding issues. Refine by Bullet Style: Plastic Training Bullet Semi-Spitzer Soft Point. . Refine by Product Family: DeepCurl Handgun Hunting Wadcutters are designed to make nice, round holes in targets for ease of scoring. The most basic full metal jacket bullet is lead coated in copper. Photo by D.R. The flat shape of the nose is the primary feature of the wadcutter. I run 3.9 g of Clays behind a 230 rn SNS coated bullet. They take many different forms depending on the manufacturer, but they basically look like a short cylinder with a smaller cylinder sitting on top, which can be angled inward. Anecdotal evidence and testimony indicates that the police officers in New York City who were issued semi-wadcutters generally had a more favorable impression of their ammo performance than the officers in Los Angeles who were issued round nose lead bullets. 30,377 Posts #21 • Apr 11, 2014. I've used both and had no issues with either. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. It was earth-shattering in 1898, when invented, but even before WWII we knew better. And this can change its effectiveness in some calibers like the .38 special but believe me it wont matter at close range with a .357 magnum on a bad guy. I have two questions. Where a rounded tip would slide through a target, the flat tip (“meplat”) punches a big hole. The slow velocity of the wadcutter bullet reduces the recoil significantly, hence is suitable for people learning the shooting basics. Brownells is your source for Lead Semi-Wadcutter (LSWC) Round Nose Spire Point (RNSP) at Brownells parts and accessories. Swc and clays hard to beat. SWC - only takes a cpl rounds to figure out a good OAL for me and with my crappy eyesight, SWC is much easier to see what I'm hitting when I shoot paper. It cuts a clean, round bullet hole on paper, easy to score. Yes, I know, for most reliable feeding I should just stay with RN or TC... And for that matter, how many grains of WST to stay comfortably in Major PF? Refine by Bullet Style: Lead Wadcutter ... Copper Plated Round Nose CPRN DeepCurl Handgun Hunting. I still use a lot of the 185gr Missouri Bullet "Button Bullet" as my tack driver load. Every company has their own manufacturer that does things their own way, which results in a number of different name brands and ammo lines to choose from. I would say round nose can be a little more forgiving on feeding than LSWC. Jump to Latest Follow ... Winchester is using their 9mm 124 grain round nose fmj -- same exact fmj you can buy in 100 packs. 38 CAL Hard Cast Lead Reloading Bullets. Page 2 of 2 [ 18 posts ] Go to page Previous 1, 2 Previous topic | Next topic : Author Message; DGW1949 Post subject: Re: Bullet shape: Round nose vs semi wad cutter.   Your link has been automatically embedded. But, there are other considerations:  the crimp, OAL, etc. Moderators: flatgate, Moderators. Four .38 Specials pose for comparison; (l.-r.) jacketed hollow point, lead round nose, lead semi-wadcutter and full wadcutter. The round nose design is the oldest design. Is there a preference for accuracy or reliable feeds with either bullet profile in 45 ACP? I shoot and rotate out 3 Baers and none have reliably ran 185/200WC. 200 LSWC using H&G #68 mold is a super reliable projectile in all of my 45 ACP handguns. Meanwhile, it is well know in 45acp that the H&G #68 200 grain (and similar cast lead bullets in 185 grain) also win championships. The round nose design is the oldest design. Buy the best cheap tobacco-free Semi-Wadcutter SWC Ammo products online. Maybe you’re involved with formal, sanctioning organizations for Cowboy Action shooting. Round nose" argument... from a .45acp perspective... Vitamin G, Sep 22, 2005 #9. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 35 Posts. Even though the wadcutter doesn’t actually expand, it … A round nose with a flat point (RNFP) is intended for lever guns or other guns with a tubular magazine. From my .38spl experience, the hollow base wadcutter bullet easily gave excellent accuracy, no doubt about it. LFN = L-FLAT = Lead Flat Nose = Blei-Flachkopfgeschoss, ohne Mantel. Thus, you have a huge, clean wound channel. 38 Special Factory 158gr Lead Semi-Wadcutter or Lead Round Nose For Distinguished Revolver. Before there was Polymer there was Accuracy. I assume you are talking Handguns. less to start.) Lead Semi-Wadcutter Hollow Point. I fell in love with lswc's so long ago I don't even remember what a roundnose looks like. Free shipping over $20, new in box. If your gun will feed them, I think they're the better choice. Please be prepared for possible delivery delays.. We strive to ship your order within 2 business days but have been seeing delivery delays in some areas that we can not control. Never had a malfunction with this load, feeds great, soft recoil, accurate and clean shooting. Semi-Wadcutter (SWC) The semi-wadcutter is a variation on the wadcutter. Types of firearm wadcutters. I've been using copper plated 230gr RN bullets from H&N (of Germany). 200gr LSWC, 4.2 Clays (Australian) goes 844.2 in my Taurus PT-1911. I assume you are talking Handguns. Two inches, single action, 25 yards, with Critical Defense 110-grain FTX bullets. A round-nose bullet will be like a pencil being pushed into a piece of paper - it pokes in, but then pushes the target material away from the bullet. Refine by Bullet Style: Open Tip Match Plastic Training Bullet. DISCLAIMER: All information posted by horsesoldier03 is strickly MY HUMBLE OPINION! If you want to call it a SWC or a WNFP is purely up to you, and if you have some particular meplat design that you want to use as your definition of one vs. the other, that's OK but without a universally accepted definition. With the .45 Colt for … With the proper die, the SWC is more likely to seat perfectly straight in the case, adding to accuracy potential. My rifle doesn't do well well with round nose but semi wadcutter is nice and smooth especially in 357. I will be using Unique powder and working up some loads as soon as my dies get here. Think about the 38special full wadcutter. Use the pencil analogy vs paper punch and you'll understand. First off, is there a difference in accuracy, feed reliability, or anything else in shooting a round nose verses a Semi wad (both of these in lead like betterbullets.com) Also, is there any real difference in shooting lead versus shooting plated FMJ? Clear editor. A round nose with a flat point (RNFP) is intended for lever guns or other guns with a tubular magazine. But it sure is accurate. As far as my safety concern, I dug out the owners manual and here is what it states "Warning, some pointed and full metal jacketed round nose bullets can chain fire other cartridges in a tubular magazine during recoil causing damage to the firearm and potentially serious injury or death. The wadcutter magazine is an excellent design…for what it was designed for. I try to stay away from the mess I used to get with a variety of bare lead bullets. Share Followers 0. economics (price), though this seems kind of a slim thing if any. I don't have any problems with round nose or hollow point of any flavor. . Internet buzz suggested this load may be a good candidate for personal defense because the bullet has a flat nose and sharp shoulders. Upload or insert images from URL. They take many different forms depending on the manufacturer, but they basically look like a short cylinder with a smaller cylinder sitting on top, which can be angled inward. Semi-Wadcutter (SWC) This type of bullet has a blunted tip. I am using ACME's 230 no groove coated RN's with 3.9 of Ramshot Competition loaded to 1.250 OAL.   Pasted as rich text. Joined: Jan 1, 2003 Messages: 16,364 Location: DFW Area. × Bullet shape: Round nose vs semi wad cutter. (WC= WadCutter, SWC= Semi-WadCutter, HP= Hollow Point, RN= Round Nose), (JHP= Jacketed Hollow Point and if GC indicated, means Gas Check at bottom of lead bullet) Loads for .38 special: (Note: These are near maximum loads (in some cases ARE MAXIMUM), you should use 10%. Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:31 pm . Arthritis in wrists. 200 vs 230 is the same thoughts as 125 vs147 in 9mm. Are wadcutter bullets lethal like round nose bullets? Refine by Bullet Style: Lead Semi-Wadcutter Hollow Point Lead Wadcutter. Refine by Bullet Style: Magnum Tip Soft Point Open Tip Match. JavaScript is disabled. 1; 2; Next. A wadcutter, on the other hand, because of the flat front and hard right angle, it does to soft tissue kind of what it does to paper — it punches a sharp hole that’s a lot more disruptive than a round nose. 1.250" seems to be the most popular length. I suspect the reason is a well defined bearing surface. Both poly coated. Flat nosed bullets are surprisingly good penetrators, and they tend to make a bigger hole as well. In practice, the bullet can be crimped over the leading band, or on the crimping groove, as desired. And would actually be preferred in the home over a full house .357 mag round. Round nose is range and casual target use, military use according to the 1899 Hague Convention and if you are in New Jersey where hollow points are illegal. Some autoloaders may benefit from this design. The TCCbullets smoke pretty good with all powders, but are really accurate.. If you're having trouble with the SWC's feeding, RN's should definitely help. Refine by Bullet Style: Lead Wadcutter Magnum Tip Soft Point.   You cannot paste images directly. Round nose is range and casual target use, military use according to the 1899 Hague Convention and if you are in New Jersey where hollow points are illegal. jwilkinson6, Which bullets/loads are you guys using to make major in your single stack guns? … The 1911 Magazine Design: The Wadcutter Magazine. Maybe you just like to go out on a weekend and shoot the “Guns that Won the West” or that your favorite TV and movie cowboy heroes toted. Tiro Fijo said:.38 SWC and Keith SWC are NOT the same. You can post now and register later. The long surface of these bullets kept them going straight (to simplify). A semi wadcutter has a stepped shoulder for cutting nice clean holes in paper. round nose vs semi wadcutter: preferences - why? On the other hand, SWC bullets can maintain high accuracy at ranges exceeding 100 yards. Makes about 170 power factor. I don't buy LRN any longer (still have some) and all i use is LSWC. I have one pistol that will not reliably feed LSWC's of any make and have to use round nose or lrnfp. Obviously the general consensus is that anything is more accurate than a common round nose bullet. A semiwadcutter (SWC) or flat-nose is a type of all-purpose bullet commonly used in revolvers. Joined: Oct 28, 2007 Messages: 104. That's what a local shop has had in stock. LRN = Lead Round Nose = Blei-Rundkopfgeschoss, ohne Mantel LSWC = Lead Semi Wadcutter = Bleigeschoss, ohne Mantel in Semi Wadcutter-Form (s. SWC) LWC = Lead Wadcutter = Bleizylinder, meist mit … I get better accuracy out of them and they feed well in all my 1911's. My reloads in other guns may very just a bit, but not much. It just took a long time to develop something better and get it out where it could be tested. I'm interested in the "flat nose vs. Semi-Wadcutters Bullet jacket lengths are relative to the lead coverage on typical pistol bullets. Counting the holes becomes a daunting task. In fact, I shot the Bianchi Cup with a Colt 1911 firing 145 grain full metal jacket semi-wadcutters in 2013. currently run BBI 230gr run for the past 12k with no issueswith great accuracy and on my last 8k of the old Tennessee Cartridge company lead bullets. T. I had a great conversation with a ballistic engineer at a boutique bullet company, which specializes in round nose and semi-spitzer bullets. Normally wad cutters are loaded a bit softer and are easier to shoot due to the lower recoil and blast. In my experience LSWC has always been more accurate. I bought 4K of Montana Gold 6 years ago, but I was not real impressed.. Rainer and Delta 230gr HP gave the very best accuracy, but is cost prohibitive for me even for major matches.. OAL 1.250/1.252 crimp is at.469 all the time.. Brinell hardness of 17 — round-nose semi-wadcutter. The edge from the bottom cylinder leaves a clean hole in paper, but it won’t be as defined as a full wadcutter. BrianEnos.com Someone mentioned handloading a HBWC backwards. With lead SWC, I sometimes felt that the feeding was a little rough, when racking the slide. Hawkeye: Joined: Sun Apr 10, 2005 7:01 am Posts: 8068 Location: Texas Kevin wrote: DGW1949. I am new to 1911 pistols, but not new to loading ammo. The 3/4-jacket covers nearly the entire shank, leaving the nose exposed. Luckily, the semi-wadcutter bullet provides almost all of the benefits of the wadcutter bullet without a number of the disadvantages (though I would still prefer a jacketed hollow point over a semit-wadcutter for most hunting or self-defense applications). I'd love to use SWC but they don't want to cycle (reliably) in my Large Frame EAA Witness. Round nose and hollow-point bullets create a ragged hole with torn lines. If extremely well made, a premium bullet in any profile can be good. I shoot a lot of clays. When used for a semi-wadcutter style, the full jacket makes only the heaviest weights. Semi-wadcutters are a cross between traditional lead round nose and the full wadcutter. A “wadcutter” is a cylindrical bullet with a flat, square nose. Come join the discussion about optics, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! The 41 magnum (semi … Shop safe now and find a good deal with reviews - no coupon codes required. I never been able to get SWC to feed reliabily in my 1911. You can reload and shoot both very well. It’s typically favored in .38 snub-nose style revolvers. The last 1500 or so rounds I've used have been coated 200g RN FB from Ibejiheads and they've been flawless Round Nose vs Semi Wadcutter -- accuracy Reloading Bench. I don't have any problems with round nose or hollow point of any flavor. Though full wadcutter bullets are often unreliable in semi-automatic pistols, semi-wadcutter bullets usually work much better. depends. Re: 38 Special Factory 158gr Lead Semi-Wadcutter or Lead Round Nose For Distinguished Revolver by Chris Miceli on 5/12/2017, 8:12 am jglenn21 wrote: My 14-2 love the Remington target.. even the SWC but it has an 11 degree throat in it so that may have an affect.. Round Nose vs Semi Wadcutter -- accuracy. A forum community dedicated to all 1911 firearm owners and enthusiasts. I am just starting to reload for my XD9 and I have a question about the difference, if any, between using flat nose (semi-wadcutter) or round nose bullets. The SWC combines features of the traditional round-nosed bullets and the wadcutter bullets used in target shooting, and is used in both revolver and pistol cartridges for hunting, target shooting and plinking. In my experience, accuracy is about the same. 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