Im wondering what the consensus is on running bullets 0.003 oversized?
My Gewehr 88 has an S barrel, and was rechambered to take the original 7.92x57JS load the S Patrone, the bullet of which had a body of 0.321 and a short driving band of 0.323.
Ive been shooting low- to mid-range loads (depending upon whose data you go by) using 0.318 bullets.
Now, those bullets are on the custom price side of the line. Premium 0.321 bullets (think LeveRevolution) are actually cheaper, and standard .32-20 bullets are less expensive yet.
Additionally, Id like something that starts engaging the rifling well just a bit sooner Id like to play with this, anyway, see how accuracy is.
Does anyone see any problem with this? My bore slugs to 0.310x0.318.
I dont personally think it would be an issue.
P.S. Its been suggested I cast for this rifle. Honestly, I dont want to. I dont like the idea of casting for smokeless rifles. Just a silly idea I have. Thanks again, J.S.