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Old 07-13-2011, 07:06 PM   #1
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Old 07-13-2011, 07:45 PM   #2
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Thanks for posting that Joe,

I've heard good things about that load and I sure like what I saw in the video.
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Old 07-13-2011, 09:09 PM   #3
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Very nice; thank you. I'm carrying those bullets in my Rhino as I type this, in a handload that does 1025 fps from its 2" tube.
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Gentlemen, I am not usually one to fall in line and tout the merits of the current ammo du jour but I was VERY impressed with this ammo designed specifically for short barrels. I've been carrying the venerable "FBI load" of 158gr. LSWCHP in my S&W 642 and 2 1/2" 686+1. I know that many old pistoleros get comfortable with a load and resist change, but I've always been willing to take advantage of new technology and pass the info on if it seems to have merit. I'm going to try this stuff out. If anyone knows of a cheap source, please advise.......
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Good expansion and penetration. My faith is renewed in the Gold Dot.
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Old 07-14-2011, 05:19 PM   #6
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Hello one eye joe,

I agree with what the others has said so far and thank you for posting the video and link. I have my HD S&W M-64 loaded right now with those cartridges as I type now.

Again, thank you.

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Gentlemen, In answer to my own query, I have uncovered a cheap source of this difficult to find ammo. It is the REAL DEAL--the LE series, short barrel, 50 rounds per box @ $29./box. Here's the link.....https://www.gandrtactical.com/cgi-bi...rchResult.html
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