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Have never reloaded with these and have a simple question with the copper plated bullets do you have to bell the case as you do with cast or simply chamfer and seat as with a jacketed bullet so my question really is will the copper plating hold up or will it come off or shave as a cast bullet, bought these today at cabelas and as a side note they had 1 lb of 4227 powder on the shelf and that's it
 

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Yes, bell the case or you will shave the plating. You didn't say what caliber or what exact bullet you have. If you will I'm sure you will get more detailed / better advice.

The Berry's I have loaded in .38/.357 did not have a canalure. This is a roll crimp caliber (revolver) if you are roll crimping don't over do it. The crimp is being sunk right into the bullet.

I don't know about you but I bell mouth all my "straight wall" pistol brass. It is usually a must do with typical flat base pistol bullets.

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38 Special and 125Gr flat points and I usually chamfer my cases and and seat the jacketed bullet I might be lazy I don't know but these I will load as a cast bullet with the bell . powder is really starting to be a problem where I live checked a local shop today and he had no pistol powder to speak of when will this shortage be caught up or is this the new norm . I pulled some blank powder a year ago and many believe it to be unique glad I didn't throw it out it was the samco blanks in 6.5x55 wooden bullets so they aren't really blanks I guess.
 
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