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I can't get the page to load, but a 9mm is .355 or .356 and the 38/357 are .357. I don't know the weight on the ones you are asking about, 9mm are usually 115, 125, and 147 grain.
 

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They are 125 grain berry hollow points. I've seen on the box for lead bullets 355 356 357 before that's why I'm asking.
 

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They are actually for the .38 special and similar revolver ctgs. bullet weights for .38/.357 run as light as 110 gr.
 

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Ok thanks
 

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I would venture a try. Load up a couple of them and see how they perform!

I have some Berry's 125 grain HP bullets and I have a whole bunch of 9mm brass. I tell you what, I will load a few up on Tuesday and try them out, I will let you know how they work out.
 

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Ok cool thanks gdmoody
 

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While I was messing around in my reloading building this afternoon I remembered this thread. I loaded up two (2) 9mm cases with 125 grain Berrys .357 bullets and 6.5 grains of AA#7 powder just to see if they would work. THEY DO!!

The result is not the prettiest 9mm I ever loaded but they chambered and shot well. Here are some pictures I took of them after reloading.
 

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When i firelapped my CZ75 I actually had to use .357" 158 gr SPs. Over 2 gr Trailboss.
 

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Yes, use them. Slug the barrel of your gun to see/know what you're working with. A plated bullet .002" over groove diameter is fine...

FWIW, I have slugged my two 9mms and neither is 9mm (.355"). I shoot Lee's 125 gr. RNFP sized to .357" in my 9mms...
 

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While I was messing around in my reloading building this afternoon I remembered this thread. I loaded up two (2) 9mm cases with 125 grain Berrys .357 bullets and 6.5 grains of AA#7 powder just to see if they would work. THEY DO!!

The result is not the prettiest 9mm I ever loaded but they chambered and shot well. Here are some pictures I took of them after reloading.
The pictures of them lying down are ugly. The standing pic gives them a better look.

Good to know. I'd never have thought of using a 38 cal plated for 9mm.
 

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If you feel uncomfortable doing this you can buy a .356 sizing die from Lee, Roll those bullets on a lube pad and swage them down . I have done this for oddball bore firearms over the years after having spoke to the folks at Lee. They said it wasnt an issue as long as you took the bullets down in .001 incriments and didnt try to reduce any bullets more than .003 to insure that the bond with the core and the jacket remained intact.
 
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