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    11-17-2017, 11:33 AM
    collodial graphite in water is marketed as AquaDag. I think Aquadag E has alcohol in it also.
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    11-16-2017, 02:07 PM
    Idz replied to a thread Smelting pot in Lead and Lead Alloys
    A buddy and I smelted down about 900 lbs of scrap (yielding 450 lbs of lead) in about 6 hrs using a tank pot like yours. I would suggest installing a wind screen around the whole assembly. Even better an insulated furnace wall around it. I use a...
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    10-30-2017, 05:02 PM
    My propane tank smelter has about a 1" gap around it, then a sheet metal shell, then 2" of fiberglass insulation, all placed in a 30 gal steel drum. The smelter rests on bricks with a HF weed burner underneath it. This week a buddy and I smelted...
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    10-30-2017, 01:26 PM
    Idz replied to a thread Lead exposure in Lead and Lead Alloys
    OSHA rules for lead workers is more than 40 micrograms / deciliter is an action level where you must reduce your exposure. General public rules used to be less than 5 for children and less than 20 for adults. Current hysteria rules say zero for...
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    10-29-2017, 12:28 PM
    if you just need the shape and approximate size then paraffin canning wax is easier than cerrosafe.
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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