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Old 07-13-2010, 01:01 AM
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If anyone knows of a good source for soft lead .32 caliber bullets please let me know.

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Old 07-13-2010, 01:47 AM
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How soft is soft? I know Tennessee Valley Bullets makes bullets which are ~12 BHN which is just about right IMO. TVB is owned by a member here.
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Hornady, Speer, Magtech from Midway.
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I get my cast bullets from Grand Master Bullets - Lead Bullets - Always on The Mark! - his customer service is top-notch and most people report delivery in 4-6 days. (Mine took nine, because I ordered on the 2nd of July and he had to cast the last 500 of my order - but he emailed to tell me it would be delayed!)
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I get MY cast bullets from my garage! Fire up the pot and go for it. Customer service is tolerable as long as the wife keeps the coffee coming and I don't burn myself! I always get what I want when I want for the price I want. No shipping or handling either!

The softest lead bullets available today though aren't cast, their swaged. Speer used to be the leader in that area. Like Archangel said, TVB is where I would start if I couldn't go to the garage!
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Gentleman, thanks to you all for your help and information. Looks like I've got a number of sources to select from.

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Mr. HAM,

Since we are both from MO...here's a great source in our home state...btw...what part of Missouri do you reside?

Missouri Bullet
816-365-7129
Missouri Bullet Company

I've been using their softer "Cowboy" bullets and their harder bullets depending upon my use. Never a problem or concern. Worth a look IMHO

Cowboy #6
.313 Diameter
.32 H&R
100 Grain RNFP
Brinell 12
For Cowboy Action Velocities
Price per box of 500
Price: $28.00
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VonFatman, Thanks for the heads up on Missouri Bullet Co. The bullet you show looks like just what I need.

My problem now, is to find a reloading recipe for mating that bullet to the Federal .327 mag case in lower velocities. Hopefully using Titegroup powder. I'm a "rookie" reloader and very cautious about experimenting with my loading.

By the way, I live across state in the St. Louis area.

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My problem now, is to find a reloading recipe for mating that bullet to the Federal .327 mag case in lower velocities. Hopefully using Titegroup powder.
Piece of cake. Start with the .32 long recipe around 2.2gr ( which will get the soft lead bullet out the barrel) and go up incrementally until you smile.
Your club probably has a chrono to help with fine tuning.
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HAM,

Like OKFC05 suggests...getting a range load is real easy since the .32 caliber has a long history which begins very low (in terms of energy) and ends up with the .327 Magnum.

Here's a great .32 H&R Mag. load I like with Win-231 (very close to T-group).

This is a great range load I use with the Magtech soft RN bullet.

Bob

98gr. LRN (Magtech)
3.5 gr. W-231
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