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#7194617 - 06/11/18 07:58 AM Midway Bullets??
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I purchased some bullets from Midway, labeled as 224, 62 gr, BT, SP. I cannot find a manufacture that makes such a bullet. Anyone got an idea as to who makes them? I weighed 6-8 of them and they showed 62.1 on my scales. They look good but have not loaded any but plan on doing so today. Anyone got a good formula using BenchMark? Think I will start with book values on the 63 gr. in Lyman book. These are Midway's repackaged bullets in the neat blue boxes. Thanks Daniel
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#7195128 - 06/11/18 04:40 PM Re: Midway Bullets?? [Re: DLALLDER]
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I believe Speer made some in that configuration under the Gold dot label. They were marketed as Federal fusion by some folks.

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#7195715 - 06/12/18 10:24 AM Re: Midway Bullets?? [Re: DLALLDER]
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Midway packages a lot of the Speer and Hornady bullets. I've seen some Sierra, but not many. It's most likely a discontinued bullet sold to Midway. Enjoy them, and shoot the snot out of them!
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#7195931 - 06/12/18 03:03 PM Re: Midway Bullets?? [Re: DLALLDER]
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Just got back from the range doing that very thing. They seem to shoot good in the wife's Tikka and my Savage. Gonna do a little tweaking and will have 2 more loads worked up. Bullets seem to like BenchMark, not sure on the load yet.
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