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#6251851 - 04/08/16 01:55 AM 9mm ?
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So I bought some sample packs of the eggleston bullets.

I got 115gr 9mm but they are .357 instead of .355. Being that they are polymer coated lead, do you think they will be an issue?
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#6251906 - 04/08/16 07:17 AM Re: 9mm ? [Re: BoomStick]
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That's a good question. I'd try it with starting loads and see, then you could tell US!
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#6251964 - 04/08/16 08:12 AM Re: 9mm ? [Re: BoomStick]
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Ask the mfg. There could be issues shooting them out of a Glock, also. They use polygonal rifling, and the bullet does not grip the same as a jacketed bullet.
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#6252008 - 04/08/16 08:46 AM Re: 9mm ? [Re: BoomStick]
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If they're sold as being 9mm, then they ought a be fine in a 9...and 115 grain is a 9mm weight.
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#6253389 - 04/09/16 03:56 PM Re: 9mm ? [Re: BoomStick]
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They address the sizing difference in the FAQ on their website and they address the Glock question too.
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#6253846 - 04/09/16 09:06 PM Re: 9mm ? [Re: BoomStick]
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Well I did have problems with the 40sw bullets. Used 180gr .401. about every third to fifth round would hang up trying to chamber. I will try the 9mm and see what happens. They are cheap at least.
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#6253865 - 04/09/16 09:23 PM Re: 9mm ? [Re: BoomStick]
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After looking at their site I had the idea that you might need to run your taper crimp die just a little bit harder. That mighta helped on your .40 loads...maybe.
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#6254445 - 04/10/16 01:44 PM Re: 9mm ? [Re: BoomStick]
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Just load up some dummy rounds and plunk test. If they don't headspace and chamber correctly, it's probably not worth trying.

On Youtube, look up a plunk test video from Danny in Kerrville. In addition to talking about what the test is used for, I try to make some .358 bullets work In my 9mm.

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