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Forum: Casting & Reloading

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  1. To discuss techniques, materials and results of the "Wrapped Galena" with Black Powder.

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  2. The area for discussion of recipes, ingredients, home-made and commercial offerings.

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  3. A place to discuss reforming cases which will enable those old guns to shoot once again.

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  4. The place to discuss our favorite pb projectiles. Boolits = as God laid it into the soil, Grand Old Galena, The Silver Stream graciously hand poured into molds for our consumption. . . Bullets= Machine made utilizing Full Length Gas Checks as to provide projectiles for the masses.

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  5. Tools of the trade beyond molds: Pots, Ladles, Lubesizers, ect.

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    1. For discussion of Star Lube-sizers, heater bases, master pots, cast masters, Magma molds, dies, punches, techniques....

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  6. The 310's and such of our hobby. Lee Loaders included.

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  7. Slugs and Shot - Cast or Dropped.

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  8. The Place to Discuss Epoxy Coatings, Powder Coatings, Plating and all such Coatings

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  9. Using, making and troubleshooting the Gas Check.

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  10. Galena , the silver stream itself, the base metal of the craft. Pb, Linotype, monotype, Wheel Weights and the rest!

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  11. Start right here when you buy a new mould or need help with design. Group Buy proposal discussions to be in the Group Buy Area!

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  12. Presses,dies,scales. Ect.

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  13. The Place to Find Info on Making Metallic Shot Shell Cartridges For Pistols

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  14. To discuss techniques, materials and results of the "Wrapped Galena" for the "modern cartridge"

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  15. If You Mash Lead into Cylinders ! This area dedicated to "Swagerman" James E. Evitts for his tireless pursuits in the craft. RIP Jim.

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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check