I've been think of trying some. But never loaded gaschecked bullets. Looking for recommendations. Thanks ahead of time!!!!
Just curious...the Montana bullets are super expensive compared to some other casters...looking at 45 colt 200 grain not gas checked and they are over $100 for 500 compared to something around $50 for a similar projectile from someone else with a good rep...is there something special about the Montana that I'm missing? Just curious...I load the 'other guys" all the time and have really good luck...BHN is about the same on both in the 45 Colt..thanksLyman 358156 is an oldie but good gas check design. I have had very good results from this bullet in full power 357 loads. If you dont cast your own bullets, Montana Bullet Works has this gas check design plus a couole of other ones. They are not cheap, but they make excellent bullets.
You might work on not being condesending since you have no way of knowing what I'm loading for. You don't know how long I've reloaded. Or how much.Gas checks are needed for rifle cartridges fired at 1700 + fps.
Your .357 doesn't need them and they are an unnecessary expense.
Be sure you know how to determine the right lead bullet size for you gun and use them.
Individually, gas checks appear to running about 3 cents a check--way too expensive for me to buy unless I really need them (see 7mm TCU and .223 Rem in T/C Contender).
To buy commercial gas-check bullets, you are going to be paying not only for the check, but the time it takes to manually set a check in the sizing machine for each bullet.
So, feel free to play with them, they certainly are not going to hurt anything but your pocket book.
Where were you thinking of finding any load data for this?I've been think of trying some. But never loaded gaschecked bullets. Looking for recommendations. Thanks ahead of time!!!!