couple newb question

Reloading info for the 5.7x28mm

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acertainshade421
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couple newb question

Post by acertainshade421 » 27 Nov 2009, 12:16

so first on the list :

where did you guys get your dies from? other question is , i have enough once shot brass for a while, but also where do you guys buy your bullets for the 5.7 i understand that they are .224's?

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Re: couple newb question

Post by panzermk2 » 27 Nov 2009, 12:59

Dies, LEE are the best bang for buck followed by Hornady.

Bullets, Any standard .224 bullets. .223's are really .224 diameter. Keep the weights under 55gr and keep an eye on ogive bearing surface.
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Re: couple newb question

Post by bcrich » 27 Nov 2009, 14:08

I just started reloading the 5.7 pistol myself and got lyman dies from midway $60 or so and started with 40g hornady v max's, cci 400 small rifle primers, and ramshot true blue..found the sweet spot at 5.4g. Good luck finding yours, it's hella addicting! Thanks to the guys on here for there knowledge.

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