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  1. "Tested COAL" deviation and safe pressure

    The Ammo & Reloading Forum
    Reloading 9mm cases, fired one time (I did not trim the cases) using 4.3gr Ram Zip powder and Berry's 115gr Plated bullets. The manual lists the "Tested COAL" as 1.130. I'm getting inconsistent seating depths from 1.126 to 1.132 with my Lee Bullet Seating Die. How much can you deviate from...
  2. .223 loads for Mini-14

    The Ammo & Reloading Forum
    I have been told that the Mini-14's accuracy increases with a higher weight bullet, so I have some Sierra 77 grain Match King BTHP that I am loading up. The Sierra load data shows the COAL at 2.26, but the bolt face to barrel entrance measures 2.39. This is a pretty stark difference. Anybody...