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Weldcore Soft Nose Bullets

Weldcore Soft Nose Bullets

As a general rule Woodleigh RN and PP bullets generate similar pressures to conventionally constructed soft nose bullets. You can use published data from other bullet and powder manufacturers. For safety, reduce by 5% and work up. Ensure that the case neck has a good grip on the bullet.

Full Metal Jacket Bullets

Full Metal Jacket Bullets

Woodleigh steel jacketed FMJ's generate more pressure than our soft nose bullets for any given load.To assist the barrel's lead to engrave the rifling on the bullet, most Woodleigh FMJ's are 0.0005" to 0.001" under nominal diameter. It is important for the case neck to have a good grip on the bullets, especially when loading for dangerous game.

Factors which affect the grip are:- Bullet diameter and inside neck diameter. Inside neck diameter is a product of case neck wall thickness, die neck diameter and neck plug diameter. As a general rule, start with a charge 5% below that used for soft nose bullets, and work up.

Hippo taken with Woodleigh .458

Hydrostatically Stabilised Bullets

Hydrostatically Stabilised Bullets

Woodleigh steel jacketed FMJ's generate more pressure than our soft nose bullets for any given load.To assist the barrel's lead to engrave the rifling on the bullet, most Woodleigh FMJ's are 0.0005" to 0.001" under nominal diameter. It is important for the case neck to have a good grip on the bullets, especially when loading for dangerous game.

Factors which affect the grip are:- Bullet diameter and inside neck diameter. Inside neck diameter is a product of case neck wall thickness, die neck diameter and neck plug diameter. As a general rule, start with a charge 5% below that used for soft nose bullets, and work up.


VLD Brass Solids

VLD Brass Solids

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Factory Fire Rebuild Update

We have rebuilt our factory, and are well into the process of rebuilding our production machinery.

Our aim is to start production of new product by end of 2022, though it will be some time before we get our full range back into stock.

Thank you again for your messages of support, and physical help from some amazing true blue Aussies

Regards,
Geoff & Shirley McDonald.