7.62×39 Reloading Bullets

The FMJ bullets found in much of the cheap foreign-made ammo in this caliber should be avoided like the plague. Reloading 7.62×39 ammo for sporting or military? The 7.62×39 can be found chambered in the sleek little CZ 527 bolt action (top) or in any number of foreign surplus SKS carbines (above).

Reloading the 7.62×39 mm Russian: Load development with 125 and 150 gr. bullets. Arguing online about 1911s versus Glocks, ARs versus AKs and 5.56×45 NATO versus 7.62×39 Russian cartridges is about American as apple pie.

They don't feed in my 7.62×39 AR because of the flat point. Can only get about 1-2 fires before a failure. I'm sure if I messed with my AR Upper I could get it to work but cheap bullets aren't worth screwing up my gun. Make good range bullets but thats about it. You get what you pay for so can't really complain. (Posted on 5/21/2017)

The key to unlocking the 7.62×39 mm’s utmost potential is matching its projectiles to the bore diameter of the rifle in which they will be fired.

As Sierra Bullets reported in its reloading.

Reloading 7.62x39mm by Norman Gray, Thu, February 07, 2019. My Poly Tech International AK-47S has served me well and for over 17 years. It is the rifle I used to test all my loads for this article.


inch bullets. With those Federal cases, some new PMC cases begged from Lee Hoots of Wolfe Publishing and a set of Hornady Custom reloading dies, I set to work handloading the 7.62×39. The Hornady sizing die comes with two expander balls for sizing the inside case neck diameter to the proper diameter to hold .308- and .311-inch diameter bullets.

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Reloading 20 rounds of 7.62X39 on a single stage press from start to finish (long) - HDShop our selection of .30/7.62x39mm .310 diameter bullets from leading brands like Hornady, Barnes and others. We are experiencing a high volume of orders. Please allow up to 10 days for your order to process.

308 Ammo Forums If there is a downside to the 308, it's that it is TOO useful; for the guy who handloads, owning a 308 makes pretty much all other rifles unnecessary. I don't think I'll sell my 270 just yet, but if I had to start over I think I'd buy a 260 Remington, 308 Winchester and

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