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Old 10-08-2013, 12:39 AM   #21
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and to carry this a little farther...
I reloaded roughly a metric boatload of .38 spl .357 9mm and various rifile calibers before getting a .45 ACP 1911.

I was dismayed to run into lead reloads that would not chamber. I was sizing them .452.
I tried getting a .451 sizing die ( I use the Lee push through), no help.
Finally I got a lee factory crimp die to taper the rounds down and now they all chamber as necessary.

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Yes the taper crimp is very important. Glad it worked out for you.

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Default I think I am done with all lead rounds

As long as I can afford the plated which, is not much more in price I will go with them. That is until I am reduced to making my own!

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As long as I can afford the plated which, is not much more in price I will go with them. That is until I am reduced to making my own!
People always say it's not much more. The cheapest plated I could find was 120 per K ( berry's I think) the cast bullets I use cost me 74 per k. That isn't close, it's almost half
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People always say it's not much more. The cheapest plated I could find was 120 per K ( berry's I think) the cast bullets I use cost me 74 per k. That isn't close, it's almost half
Just did an order for 71.23 per k (plated). It was a bullet order from a local guy getting them from Berry.
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9mm bullets are .357 the 7.62tok uses .310... if your using 9mm cast the bullets are way too big and your running into severe over pressure. the tokerev is a very strong design but your riding dangerous doing that.

max weight for a tokerev is a .310 bullet at 90grains

i strongly strongly strongly recommend stop loading 9mm bullets in a 7.62 tokarev case!!

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Gees that is Death Wish #5. You crimping the over sized bullet in the chamber. Damn that TT-33 is a good pistol but not that good.

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Most folks just use .308 90grain bullets for the tokerev. Some book loads have that bullet humming out of a tt at 1800 fps more ke than a 5.7fn...!!

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The 7.62 .300" bullet is designed to fit the bore. Thus a .308 or .309 diameter bullets are needed to lower the pressures.
The .311 or .312 can blow primers with hot loads. The CZ-52 with the HK roller block action was designed to shoot 7.62 X 25 Sub-Gun Ammo they are a better choice for hand loaders. The CZ-52 loaded with a .224 Hp Bt in a .308 Sabot can hit 2010 FPS from the 4" barrel. This is an orphan 5.7 FN.

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I have a 9mm (Norinko 213) Chinese Tokerov not a 7.62. Thanks for the warning though. here is what I have.
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2012/04/tim-harmsen/say-hello-to-the-norinco-213-9mm/

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