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    10-11-2018, 10:42 PM
    Ok I finally had my first part break on my Lee bench primer. It's the plastic part that moves back and forth to control primer drop. This is the small primer adapter. I noticed that this part is very poorly made with a ribbon type shape. I also...
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    09-26-2018, 05:22 AM
    I actually increased the holes in my spure plate (Lee 440gr) for the same reason. Lee has made these with so little metal that it's virtually impossible to keep this mould at a "good" casting temp. I simply run it hot and accept the frosted ones. I...
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    09-23-2018, 02:01 AM
    When I started casting for the 9mm I also found it to be very finicky. I found 15BHN alloy and .358" boolit diameter worked most of the time. That held true except for the Lee 102gr which needed "hard cast" and very light loads to prevent excessive...
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    09-23-2018, 01:49 AM
    We smelted wheel weights for the first time a couple months ago and I was surprised how soft the ingots tested so I posted about it on one of the threads. 100% of the replies said check them again in a couple weeks. ;) Motor
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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