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I reload 30-30 win for a single shot break action rifle only. No lever actions (yet). Can i use 150 gr FMJ-BT 308 bullets to load the 30-30's since i dont have to worry about the bullet on primer contact in a mag tube?

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The ogive on regular bullets is different from the ones made for 30-30. I found out the hard way when seated some for my 308. The head got jammed in the chamber when I closed the bolt. When I extracted the case the head stayed and powder spilled all over the action.
 

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See if you can pm Winston. He's a good guy and a member, and reloads, too. ( hope I ain't outing someone )
 

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The ogive on regular bullets is different from the ones made for 30-30. I found out the hard way when seated some for my 308. The head got jammed in the chamber when I closed the bolt. When I extracted the case the head stayed and powder spilled all over the action.
. ^^^ this. Your going to need a Hormady COL gauge and a 30-30 modified case to get the seating depth to the lands then subtract .010 to .030 inches for your COL
 
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