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  • #46637
     skeettx 
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    Wanted: Mould 25 Caliber 120 grain plain base
    For a friend, who just built a 25 Hornet breech seat gun
    Go figure
    Mike

  • #46658
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    NOE does have a 117gr.

    does 3gr make a big difference?

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    117 gr was the original bullet weight for the 25.35 WCF. Still is. I suspect that NOE mold will drop a little heavier than 117 if you go a little heavier on the lead. Most mold design weights are with Lyman #2.

    What twist is your friends new rifle? You want to make sure that it is fast enough to stabilize that long of a slug. Might wind up with something like the traditional 85 gr bullet for .25-20.

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    One in 9 and breech seat for the 25 Hornet
    Mike

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     Rattlesnake Charlie 
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    1 in 9 could work. IIR, original Winchester barrels for .25-35 had a twist of 1:8, and it used the new-fangled jacketed bullets. The .25-50 IIR uses like 1:14. I look forward to the results of this adventure.

    Last weekend in The Outdoorsman in Santa Fe I handled a 6mm Rook rifle, which has a cartridge close to the .25-20. The $1,100 price helped me to not buy it. A very nice looking rifle with double set triggers.

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    Cool, now that would be a fun walking gun, If I could have a walking area!!

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    I think I have some bullets from my 2+2 NOE 260-120SP .
    I would send some to try out . If you want.

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