Originally Posted by .45 guy
I had been loading Hornady SP 55 grain bullets. I switched over to Hornady FMJ 55 grain. I noticed the FMJ bullets were seating just over the cannalure (the case mouth is just over) Both bullets came out at 2.20 OAL. I measured the FMJ bullets and they are a little longer than the soft points I've been using 24.5grns of H335 with the soft point bullets. Am I ok?
As long as they fit in and feed from the mag you are good to go.
2.26" is max, I've seen that jam in a 100round beta mag.
24.5gr of H335 is not a hot load for 55gr.
Edited to add: I wouldn't seat any deeper than .2.20" though.