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Old 03-05-2010, 7:30 PM
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Question moly coated bullets

do you have to lube moly coated bullets or can you run them with just the moly
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Old 03-05-2010, 8:41 PM
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I think the moly coating is over rated, but you can shoot the bullets with just moly coating. No need to lubricate.
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Old 03-05-2010, 8:48 PM
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Moly is slick, no need for lube.
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Old 03-05-2010, 10:23 PM
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no need to lube at all, just load em up and have fun shooting
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I assume you are talking about lead pistol bullets right? Yeah Moly is fine. I buy Bear Creek and they use moly to coat their bullets. No need for lube.

There are a good number of people who coat jacket rifle bullet in moly and swear by it. I've tried it and did not get good results at all. A bullet that shots 1/4" MOA turned into a 1 MOA bullet. A couple guys told me you must "season" a barrel to use moly and once you use moly you must stick with moly for that barrel. It was more trouble then it was worth so I never did it again.

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Old 03-06-2010, 12:02 AM
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There's a lot of information on the internet regarding moly coated bullets. I'll let you research it and make your own conclusions. In my testing I haven't found them to be either positive or negative. They shoot like most other bullets. It's possible that if you shoot a lot of them you might experience barrel fouling at at faster rate.

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Old 03-06-2010, 8:53 AM
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the reason i ask is that i shot 50 rounds of 45acp that are moly coated and when i cleaned my gun the barrel was leaded very bad so not sure what happend i will check some more to see if i can find out what the deal is
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