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30-30 bullets

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by Reloader2735, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Reloader2735

    Reloader2735 Texas New Member

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    I have tried to purchase 30-30 bullets for reloading a lever action rifle. Looking for RN 150 or 170 grain. I have exhausted all internet searches. Any help out there?
     
  2. xd45acp

    xd45acp molalla Active Member

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    why not cast your own?
     
  3. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    plated, FMJ, semi jacketed flat point, hollow point?????? gas checked hard cast, or just hard cast????
    without the details you are without hope of real help.
     
  4. Reloader2735

    Reloader2735 Texas New Member

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    Just looking for 150 t0 170 grain soft point RN like factory loads used by Federal, Winchester or Remmington's core lock. No FMJ, flat points or hollow points. Would prefer Hornady's FTX 160 grain "Leverevolution" but can find them anywhere.
     
  5. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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  6. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Aboard:thumbup:
     
  7. gashog

    gashog Redmond, Oregoon New Member

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    I just bot some of the new Hornady Leverrevolution bullets and the new Leverrevolution powder at BiMart last week.
     
  8. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    In a pinch you can substitute 'standard' SP bullets BUT they turn your 30-30 into a single shot as they will be too long to run through the action. Even if they could run through it would be unsafe due to the possibility of recoil detonation. The up side is you wont go through ammo so fast and SP bullets really change they dynamic of the 30-30 round. 150 gr. SP bullets really flatten the trajectory along with a noticeable increase in accuracy. I am using up some SP bullets in just this manner in my 30-30.
     
  9. kenboy

    kenboy salem, oregon GOD BLESS AMERICA Bronze Supporter

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    Doubt if they have Bi-marts in Texas........Hook em
     
  10. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I could be wrong but I think this Texan suggested we go to a certain store in PA for .22lr as they always have it in stock.. no delivery though.
     
  11. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    Does bi-mart do mail order?
     
  12. 2ndtimer

    2ndtimer SE Washington state Active Member

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    Powdervalleyinc.com lists both the Hornady 150 gr RN and the 160 gr FTX in stock. They are one of the best online vendors.