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New 8mm bullets.

In "Montana Musings" in the October issue, Duke mentions two 8x57mm loads using Hornady's new 196-grain hollowpoint boattail bullet. I have Hornady's latest reloading manual and nowhere does it show a .323" 196-grain bullet. I called Hornady and they don't know of such a bullet either. What's up?

Frank Amitrano

Thornton, Colo.

I can't answer for the Hornady phone call, but upon reading your letter, I found the bullet, (Stock No. 3237) listed on the Hornady website (www.hornady.com) and loaded amino available in the Vintage Match line (No. 82298). As for the company's reloading manual, perhaps they went to press before the 196-grain bullet was offered.--Jeff John
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Title Annotation:CROSSFIRE: LETTERS TO GUNS
Author:Amitrano, Frank
Publication:Guns Magazine
Article Type:Letter to the editor
Date:Oct 17, 2012
Words:110
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