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    10-16-2018, 05:14 PM
    Mitch replied to a thread More Lead in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Great score.The lead is still out there,one just has to be looking all the time.Sounds like what I been finding sheet.sheathing,pipe.with a bar of solder now an then.Just about nothing in the way of type metal or anything with any tin or antimony...
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    10-12-2018, 10:12 PM
    I am thinking more of red ink staining but who knows.i have some stuff like that to.I think the only way to know is have it tested.
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    10-08-2018, 10:43 PM
    Mitch replied to a thread Range lead in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Did you flux it seveal times with sawdust and then some wax and the stuff still come back like realy it just a thin film on top this would be oxidation.Or is it more like oatmeal floating? this may be some sort of contamination.some alloys...
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    10-08-2018, 10:31 PM
    The PID will tell you where you are and you will see where the spout freezes.I have never asked what other do but with the PID I keep my pot control wide open and let the PID do its thing.The temp should be an even temp from top to bottom once you...
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    10-08-2018, 04:35 PM
    I would just go find some pure lead.The local scrap yards and recycleing center might be a good place to start.i am sure someone will have some sheet.sheathing or pipe that should be pure or close enough for your use.Most of the lead I find here is...
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    10-07-2018, 10:18 AM
    few thoughts here.if your bottom pour pot is clogging up with **** you need to do a better job of cleaning your lead.I try and keep my smelting pot as clean as my casting pot.If you are using ingots you did not make and get a lot of **** in your...
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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
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