The Bullet Works plated bullets

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The Bullet Works plated bullets

Postby FergusonTO35 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:13 am

Bought me 1000 plated 95 grain round nose flat point slugs for the .380 Auto from a firm called The Bullet Works. Only $72.00 shipping included. They are some good looking slugs, I tried them out in the Kimber Micro before it's trip back to New Yuck and they shot great. I'm going to roll up some with 3.2 grains Titegroup for my Glock 42. If they continue to do well I'll try the 9mm and .40 caliber flavors also.
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Re: The Bullet Works plated bullets

Postby Flowmaster » Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:08 pm

Titegroup is my go-to for cast lead 380s.
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Re: The Bullet Works plated bullets

Postby FergusonTO35 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:45 am

Tried them out in the 42 yesterday and got 912 fps average with good accuracy and perfect function. I may bump the charge up just a tad into +P range as the 42 shoots better with a little more recoil. Very happy with these slugs!
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Re: The Bullet Works plated bullets

Postby FergusonTO35 » Tue May 02, 2017 1:21 pm

Squirted some more of these slugs out of the Glock 42 last weekend and have to say I'm impressed. Feed and function was 100% and they are actually a little more accurate than the excellent Fiocchi FMJ which has long been my standard for this pistol. Here's the chrono results:

3.3 grains Titegroup, .356 95 grain plated flat point
W-W primer, .937 OAL
Temp. 82 F
Low: 937.4
High: 978.7
Average: 951.1
Ex. Spread: 41.24
St. Deviation: 13.03
Energy: 190.79
Shot string: 960.9 937.8 947.5 946.8 962.9 950.6 978.7 950.3 938.2 937.4
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