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    03-17-2017, 10:58 PM
    lead chucker replied to a thread Swagers Nightmare in Swaging
    Wow that's a lot of pressure. I put three 1/16 bleed holes in my core swage dies. It doesn't seem to take that much pressure to extrude lead and they make a consistent core. I'm making cores for 223 and 308 bullets. The bigger stuff as far as...
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    03-04-2017, 01:21 AM
    Two pounds. I will start with that. Thanks Duke.
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    03-02-2017, 01:57 AM
    lead chucker replied to a thread Need lathe advise. in Swaging
    Cobalt drill bits work good. I have a set and really like them. They don't give them away that's for sure. Center drilling I have found is a must.
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    02-27-2017, 03:49 AM
    I use a plastic colander in a 5 gal bucket about a 1/3 full of water, swish it around till all the SS pins are out of the colander and then do another rinse the same way. Seems to get all the pins out, works for me. The ceramic media should work the...
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    02-27-2017, 12:59 AM
    How many pounds of the ceramic media does a guy need? I'm using five pounds of SS pins in my tumbler now.
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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