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#12179209 - 07/31/17 A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win  
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Having recently acquired this Teddy R commemorative.405 Win its only proper to mate it with a good bullet.Accurate Mould # 41-325GB.Sized,lubed and gas checked weigh 337grs... Naked poured with 20-1 alloy= 329.5 grs and sized to.413 ..will start load testing with H4895 since I have a car load !

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#12179649 - 07/31/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: FlyboyFlem]  
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Beautiful but I cannot see any lube. What kind is it?


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#12179804 - 08/01/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: Ranger_Green]  
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Originally Posted by Ranger_Green
Beautiful but I cannot see any lube. What kind is it?


No stealth lube here your eyes don't deceive just wanted to showcase the bullet and these great "Gator" brand gas checks which are a breeze and just clip on..Then into the lube sizer for their SPG or TAC 1 finish..I prefer the SPG for lower velocities up to about 1400 then TAC up to the low side of 2K...Use both in my 45/70..45/90 and triple four with excellent results... no leading issues.


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#12180355 - 08/01/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: FlyboyFlem]  
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Well I like everything about this


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#12228906 - 08/24/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: FlyboyFlem]  
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Woody, some years back I had a Belgian built cape gun, 16/.405. Lost my mind and sold it one day and have regretted it since. The .405 rocks and wishing you luck with the paper punchin'.


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#12230723 - 08/25/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: FlyboyFlem]  
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395 gr NEI use with 4198 and SPG, sized to .411, shoot in 450-400, 400 Whelen and 400 H&H with the same fine results.

Moving at 1400 fps.

Three @100 from Ruger No.1

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#12230852 - 08/25/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: JamesEssex]  
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That's a hammer of a bullet you have there ! These big Hindenburg's with nominal velocity will buckle the knees of most critters just ask ole "Teddy" BTW answered your PM.


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#12230895 - 08/25/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: DigitalDan]  
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Originally Posted by DigitalDan
Woody, some years back I had a Belgian built cape gun, 16/.405. Lost my mind and sold it one day and have regretted it since. The .405 rocks and wishing you luck with the paper punchin'.


Oooops !... Dan that must be a hard pill to swallow these days, I've sold a few choice pieces over the years I regret mostly vintage scatter guns though. The 405 does rock and seems to be making a comeback among loonies as it deserves a place among the better big bores especially in lever attire. So far this bullet shoots well but I've had to seat it deeper due to the short leade or lack thereof in these Miroku guns...First chrono loads were surprising they clocked 1847 avg with 46 grs of 4895..A tad faster than I want but will play with some reduced charges to settle around the 1500-1600 neighborhood.


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#12267595 - 09/13/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: FlyboyFlem]  
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Good work.

RCBS mould 416-350FN also works well in the current 405's. I size down to 0.414 and seat to the crimp groove. The loaded shells chamber and cycle freely. The bullets are a little heavier at around 370 gr when lubed and fitted with a GC.

#12268122 - 09/13/17 Re: A custom bullet for the new 1895 Win [Re: Ranger_Green]  
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Originally Posted by Ranger_Green
Beautiful but I cannot see any lube. What kind is it?


That's the nonsticky type.


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