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  • Casper_SWAT's Avatar
    04-27-2017, 10:18 AM
    Can people with the walnut hull press share dimensions of the dies and punches for us do it yourself types.
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    04-27-2017, 10:14 AM
    Casper_SWAT replied to a thread Making jackets in Swaging
    Thanks, my wife loves my never ending gun addiction. :p
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    04-25-2017, 11:09 AM
    Casper_SWAT replied to a thread Making jackets in Swaging
    I believe your correct, I'll look into this.
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    04-24-2017, 10:30 PM
    Casper_SWAT replied to a thread Making jackets in Swaging
    1/2" cups is what i got off ebay, and just figured I should be able to draw the cups down to whatever I wish. I have a jacket making die, from copper strip, in the works but am having some minir issues and was wanting to experiment with the cups....
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    04-24-2017, 09:13 PM
    Casper_SWAT replied to a thread Making jackets in Swaging
    What I'm thinking is if you use them as a base and then swage them down to whatever size you need using reducing dies. Annealing them should have been understood, sry. As far as expense I got 100 off eBay for $28.
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    04-24-2017, 08:25 PM
    Casper_SWAT started a thread Making jackets in Swaging
    Has anyone made jackets from copper pipe caps?
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    04-22-2017, 05:11 PM
    Im cookin with gas. Still have some work to do but it's looking better. Increased the bottom forming post/punch to .600 and it semes to have done the trick.
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    04-20-2017, 05:26 AM
    The design was an attempt to kill two birds with 1 stone. The top punch cuts a disk from flat stock (1" X .030 thick) at the same time it forces the disk over the bottom punch forming the first cup. The top punch is relieved insude so after forming...
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    04-19-2017, 10:21 PM
    Im thinking the same thing, do you think the taper is also too long, and maybe the angle(60) too steep?
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    04-19-2017, 09:42 PM
    I've been making tooling for my walnut hill press but im running into a problem with my jacket maker, pics following, can anyone give me some pointers.
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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