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Ricochet 05-09-2013 03:12 PM

shooting steel with hard cast bullets
well, i got my first batch of cast bullets sized a tumble lubed last night. will i be ok to shoot these at my steel targets just the same as i've been pinging them with jacketed bullets?

danf_fl 05-09-2013 05:03 PM

You should not have any problems.

Sniper03 05-09-2013 05:11 PM


As you are probably aware, there are different safety ranges for rifles and pistols. If you are shooting a pistol using lead 15 yards would be a safe distance. Rifles obviously would have a greater safety distance. But as you stated they would be well within the safety ranges of the jacketed bullets you mentioned.


robocop10mm 05-09-2013 10:48 PM

Any safe range for jacketed bullets will be safe with cast. Lead splatters. The jackets are nasty as sharp shards fly around and cause way more ingury than a cast bullet would ever think of.

Ricochet 05-10-2013 02:05 AM

ok great! thanks yall

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