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Posted - 11/16/2009 :  6:46:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Has anyone tried hard Cast Bullets in the Rem model 7400 semi- auto 30-06? How did it work out and what load and bullet are you using. How about problems with the gas port etc. ?

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Posted - 11/16/2009 :  11:24:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's not a good idea to use lead bullets in a gas operated semi-auto. You will plug up the gas port. It might take a while, but will happen.
I've had the Remingtons apart, and the port is very small, and would be very hard to clean out.

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Edited by - dcs shooters on 11/16/2009 11:26:31 PM
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Posted - 11/17/2009 :  09:27:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I can't speak to the Remington, but I have shot plenty of cast lead out of my M1 with no trouble. Also I shoot exclusively lead in my M1 carbine. About 3000 rounds so far, no problem.

The gas port leading issue CAN be an issue yes. A good hard bullet with proper fit and good lube not hot-rodded (limited to under 2000fps) will probably not have issue. But I can't promise you that. Just MY experience.

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