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RetroGrouch

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Swapping out bullets in loaded rounds
« on: August 07, 2020, 01:36:13 pm »
So I have a couple hundred rounds of Wolf 45ACP I can't shoot indoors or out due to the mild steel jacket on the bullets.  I was thinking about pulling the bullets and putting coated lead bullets in their place.  Can anyone think of a problem with this idea?
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    Re: Swapping out bullets in loaded rounds
    « Reply #1 on: August 07, 2020, 04:49:36 pm »
    Other than the pain of unloading ammo without the grin-inducing Boom!, should work fine.
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    Re: Swapping out bullets in loaded rounds
    « Reply #2 on: August 07, 2020, 10:42:31 pm »
    Is the outdoor ammo restriction a seasonal thing because of fire restrictions?   :hmm
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    Re: Swapping out bullets in loaded rounds
    « Reply #3 on: August 08, 2020, 02:39:50 am »
    Well, fire restrictions out in the desert, and ricochets or damage to steel targets at outdoor ranges (Ben Avery only has steel targets last time I went).
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    Re: Swapping out bullets in loaded rounds
    « Reply #4 on: August 08, 2020, 12:35:12 pm »
    Got it.  I just saw your posts over at AZGO.   :cool

    Done carefully it should work OK.  If its just practice ammo for the range you can live with a few misfires or other failures.  A low cost option would be wax bullets powered by primers if you just want something to goof around with and scare rabbits out of the garden. 
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    Re: Swapping out bullets in loaded rounds
    « Reply #5 on: August 09, 2020, 12:44:39 am »
    I was thinking about using them on Wednesday night steel out at Cowtown, after I test them at Scottsdale Gun Club.


    I'll post a report back here and on AZGO after the test.
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    Re: Swapping out bullets in loaded rounds
    « Reply #6 on: August 09, 2020, 12:47:10 am »
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