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What bullet does federal use in the federal non typical ammo?

Does anyone know what 140gr bullet federal is using in their non typical ammo?  I have a ruger American that it shoots great out of, and would like to handload with that bullet. I can’t find any info on which bullet they use. I’ve read that it is the same as the power shok, but the power shok uses a speer hot cor. The non typical has a flat soft point. Anyone have an idea what bullet it is?

Re: What bullet does federal use in the federal non typical ammo?

Reply #1
I didn't realize it was actually called "non typical" ammo.
Their website shows bullet type as "Non-Typical Soft Point"
I'm guessing it's their own bullet.

While searching, found a thread on this forum about the same ammo too

https://www.65creedmoor.com/index.php?topic=8790.0

Re: What bullet does federal use in the federal non typical ammo?

Reply #2
I burned a couple boxes of those in the past and found theaccurate for price also. 
Did you get a chance to pull any of the bullets?
I recently have been working with some federal brand fusion bonded 140s. They are strikingly similar to Speer Gold Dot.  The base of both have a small radius instead of a chamfer at the "boattail" location.
It may be possible that Federal uses Speer bullets.
Just a thought. 
11X Grandfather
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Re: What bullet does federal use in the federal non typical ammo?

Reply #3
Yes, they're Speer bullets. Both owned by Avista.
The main rifle bullets Speer is cracking out these days are the Hot-Cor, the Gold Dot, Deep Curl.

RMR bullets does a ton of the pull down, when there is a boo-boo.
I'm a firm believer in the theory that if it bleeds, I can kill it.