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    09-28-2018, 03:33 PM
    In my insulated furnace my last smelting of scrap yielded about 200 lbs of ingots, 100 lbs of debris, and used about 3 lbs of propane. Its not a good idea to play the weed burner directly on the melt. You'll vaporize lead with the high temperature...
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    09-26-2018, 05:49 PM
    in melting lead about 2/3 of the required energy is heating the lead to melting temperature and 1/3 of the energy changes the lead from solid to liquid.
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    09-19-2018, 03:51 PM
    If Al is so hard on steel barrels why don't they make barrels out of Al and checks out of steel?
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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