Help identifying bullets

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freshwaterw

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I have obtained a large quantity (a lifetime supply for me) of .308 copper plated 200 grain bullets. I have no idea of the brand or origin of these. I was wondering if there may be a forum member willing to take a look at a couple of these and help with identification. I have been reloading for handguns for a couple of decades but I would like to crank the 'ole 06 up again. Another question would be, should these be treated as copper plated and loaded with copper plated load data, or can they be treated as lead? I would most definitely be using reduced loads with these (probably H4895). Thanks in advance! Wesley
 

contender

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Welcome to the Forum!

Uhh,,, MHtractorguy,, he's already mentioned they appear to be copper plated.

Now,, back to the questions.

It's sometimes very hard to identify a bullet,, unless it has specific features. And if you're not sure if they are copper plated or jacketed,, you can cut one in half to see.

But if you can post a few good quality close up pictures we can TRY & help.
 
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