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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:28 PM
    Brass molds: Too heavy for me (just like four cavity Lyman Iron molds). I have bought and sold more than a dozen brass molds(sold because too heavy). I also don't like how they tend to get "tinned" with alloy on the mold face. I still have a 3...
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    Yesterday, 12:10 PM
    This is a very good explanation. but instead of a wet sponge or pan of water, I use a small fan to help regulate the mold temperature with molds that tend to get overheated due to having a large cavity/cavities. I will add, uniformity is what...
    17 replies | 394 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:30 AM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Other Leverguns in Leverguns
    I've never owned one, but I've heard good things about the Chiappa.
    29 replies | 685 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:08 AM
    I've been having night sweats with this. Hope today is the end.
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  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-24-2019, 01:47 PM
    So sorry for the delay everybody, I’ve just been sick with this **** flu and I’m trying to get everything wrapped up and shipped by the end of this weekend. Thanks, Pat
    14 replies | 963 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-24-2019, 01:47 PM
    So sorry for the delay everybody, I’ve just been sick with this **** flu and I’m trying to get everything wrapped up and shipped by the end of this weekend. Thanks, Pat
    8 replies | 836 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-24-2019, 01:46 PM
    So sorry for the delay everybody, I’ve just been sick with this **** flu and I’m trying to get everything wrapped up and shipped by the end of this weekend. Thanks, Pat
    10 replies | 757 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-24-2019, 01:46 PM
    So sorry for the delay everybody, I’ve just been sick with this **** flu and I’m trying to get everything wrapped up and shipped by the end of this weekend. Thanks, Pat
    14 replies | 685 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-24-2019, 01:45 PM
    PatMarlin replied to a thread WTS Molds in Swappin & Sellin
    So sorry for the delay everybody, I’ve just been sick with this **** flu and I’m trying to get everything wrapped up and shipped by the end of this weekend. Thanks, Pat
    10 replies | 804 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-23-2019, 12:34 PM
    Soft Lead? can you get at it from the "open bottom" with a chain saw? (plunge cuts) after a few cuts with the chain saw, maybe a little cold chisel work to remove some pieces. That's my 2
    20 replies | 472 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-23-2019, 11:16 AM
    Since I cast, I choose Cast. If I was buying them for "target loads" and not competition, I'd buy whatever is cheaper. Powder coated? If I knew the person doing the coating knows what they are doing, then I'd choose powder coated.
    15 replies | 241 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-22-2019, 09:44 PM
    SWANEEDB has one for me CLOSED...
    2 replies | 109 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 09:30 PM
    Bullplate is easy to clean up with just dish soap. I agree with Springfield...and I suspect your mold isn't hot enough, you need to cast faster.
    17 replies | 517 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 09:25 PM
    WOW. That's scary
    10 replies | 413 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 02:04 PM
    PatMarlin replied to a thread WTS Molds in Swappin & Sellin
    Hey everybody I have been wiped out with the flu of all things since Friday and it just keeps hanging on for some reason with chills, aches and night sweats, so I apologize for being late with responses and shipping. Trying to do as much as I can...
    10 replies | 804 view(s)
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    05-21-2019, 02:04 PM
    Hey everybody I have been wiped out with the flu of all things since Friday and it just keeps hanging on for some reason with chills, aches and night sweats, so I apologize for being late with responses and shipping. Trying to do as much as I can...
    14 replies | 685 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 02:03 PM
    Hey everybody I have been wiped out with the flu of all things since Friday and it just keeps hanging on for some reason with chills, aches and night sweats, so I apologize for being late with responses and shipping. Trying to do as much as I can...
    10 replies | 757 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 02:03 PM
    Hey everybody I have been wiped out with the flu of all things since Friday and it just keeps hanging on for some reason with chills, aches and night sweats, so I apologize for being late with responses and shipping. Trying to do as much as I can...
    8 replies | 836 view(s)
  • PatMarlin's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 02:02 PM
    Hey everybody I have been wiped out with the flu of all things since Friday and it just keeps hanging on for some reason with chills, aches and night sweats, so I apologize for being late with responses and shipping. Trying to do as much as I can...
    14 replies | 963 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-21-2019, 12:13 PM
    I'm looking for a .401 sizer die for my Star Lubesizer. I have a couple 44 cal Star dies I can swap, One for one, (.430 and.431) OR I have some Lyman Lubesizer dies and top punches that are excess to my needs if you want to Swap for something...
    2 replies | 109 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-20-2019, 10:14 PM
    I tried that with a RCBS 2 cav mold, using spacers, it didn't work for me, still was loosy goosey. I bought the correct RCBS handles to solve that problem. BUT one thing I thought of, but didn't try, was to weld sheet steel to the thin tongs, to...
    12 replies | 270 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-20-2019, 10:05 PM
    I have a .427 and would like to swap for a .401 or possibly a .402 or swap for cash.
    2 replies | 81 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-20-2019, 09:58 PM
    Did cheese1566 have enough for you ? send me a PM if you need more.
    5 replies | 282 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-20-2019, 09:51 PM
    The metal part of the Lee two cavity handles are much thinner and will not work with MP molds.
    12 replies | 270 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    05-20-2019, 03:22 PM
    Or you can order them from Lee for $1.50 each https://leeprecision.com/parts/bullet-casting/hand-gun-bullet-molds/bullet-mold-double-cavity/dc-tl356-124-2r-parts/ They will need to be drilled out some, to fit the 6-cav metal hinge.
    12 replies | 270 view(s)
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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