165 inches) long containing a 350-grain lead bullet
and 45 grains of blackpowder.
In some calibers, the case is tough enough that a lead bullet
won't crush it but instead slice right into the bullet.
455 Webley, but if you stick to cast bullet handloads at moderate velocity (something like a 230-grain lead bullet
at 700-750 fps) you'll not have any problems, except for a bit of leading (the .
based Wildlife Management Institute $50,000 to develop a lead bullet
awareness program to educate hunters.
An exceptionally hard-cast lead bullet
that behaves a lot like a steel solid will be about 25 BHN.
37 inches long loaded with a 620-grain lead bullet
and 60 grains of blackpowder.
A heavy, cast lead bullet
and a pinch of Bullseye or VV N-310 is the usual recipe.
That ultra-long, snaky case was loaded with 15 grains of FFg black powder and a 60-grain lead bullet
43 Egyptian" with a rimmed, bottlenecked case 50mm in length topped with a 400-grain lead bullet
that 75 grains of blackpowder pushed to 1330 fps.
However, you can just about count on a pure lead bullet
and 1,000 fps performing a good job of plating the forcing cone and barrel with lead
If you want to go traditional, there's nothing wrong with a good old 158-grain lead bullet
for self-defense, either.
An outfit named Lead Bullet
Technology (Box 357, Cornville, AZ 86325) has devised yet another approach to this problem.