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  • Ben's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:38 PM
    If you've loaded this bullet in 9mm, where did you seat it to, and what were your results? Thanks for your help. In order for someone else's OAL to be of ANY help to you, their barrels would have had to be cut with the same identical reamer, (...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:32 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Well, here I go in Cast Boolits
    Yeah bullet recovery out here in KaliFornia is paramount...that stuff is getting hard to find. I enrich my COWW blend with tin up to 1.5~2% so I especially want that stuff back. It makes beautiful casts. I think I used 8 bags of this stuff... ...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:27 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Well, here I go in Cast Boolits
    Ha! That's the guy who inspired me to do one too...I just sized mine up a wee bit so that hopefully I wouldn't/couldn't miss the thing. Then after getting a quote on the steel (sticker shock) the project sat on the back burner for several years. ...
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  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:08 AM
    Flame Red back in stock .. Pink is now out of stock and only have 1.5 lbs of Translucent copper left
    173 replies | 31600 view(s)
  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:07 AM
    Flame Red back in stock .. Pink is now out of stock and only have 1.5 lbs of Translucent copper left
    1072 replies | 257094 view(s)
  • bbogue1's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 11:53 PM
    Does anyone flux their wheel weights with a compound designed for fluxing, wax or borax? Does it leave your pot clean? Are there any problems with the bottom pour valve? If you are not using a bottom pour pot does it get impurities out? Why...
    10 replies | 248 view(s)
  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 09:40 PM
    Iron369. Something is wrong. No way should 1 coat look like your picture. Causes could be .. Not shaking hard enough or long enough Wrong plastic bowl. MUST be #5 in a triangle Wrong bbs Contaminated in some way If you still have issues call...
    32 replies | 1718 view(s)
  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 08:05 AM
    Spam and junk backpack... I would delete have several new ones I would ship you for $15.00 .. but I would be taking huge advantage of you they are sold as backpacks (not by me as I was sent these as samples) more like a 2 strap thin cloth...
    13 replies | 374 view(s)
  • Ben's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 07:20 AM
    Closed
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 05:13 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread More Lead in Lead and Lead Alloys
    First thought...I'd keep the stained glass lead separate, I have an inclination that it's prolly more pure & clean. Dunnoh really, just my first thought.
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  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 04:17 PM
    I sent worker a pc application instruction sheet.. Hopefully he will get it another try .. many many people are having great success with pc bullets now ..
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 03:03 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread Well, here I go in Cast Boolits
    I wrote several articles over at The Reloaders Network on this project...this one pretty much sums up the design of this gizmo. Hope that it helps if you decide to build one too. ...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 02:12 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread Well, here I go in Cast Boolits
    I make my .38S. FWC's on an old restored Green Machine, this is the current recipe...I just try to keep this jar full and don't load by the thousands, just by the hundreds... I admire your quest to master the handgun after so many years of...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 12:22 PM
    And they do that with all the different die sets too? I'd hate to say that it is directly related to neck thickness inconsistencies, that would be, in my mind...an unusual situation for all the various cases to be affected in the same manner....
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  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 12:17 PM
    Please keep this in mind .. You might want to stock up on powders well before then as all my suppliers will raise their prices along with the increase in my shipping to you.. this could be as much as $1.50 per lb increase when it all shakes out ...
    1072 replies | 257094 view(s)
  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 12:05 PM
    What about the cases? Mixed headstamps... Have they been loaded several times? Are some of them more work hardened than others? You've certainly tried to resolve the problem but my first thought is..."What results do you get with a fresh set...
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  • randyrat's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 09:01 AM
    This is why I suggest a lite piece of wood, such as , a paint stick. A lite piece of wood will burn quicker and turn to Carbon, carbon make impurities float. So you have a choice of two different methods now.
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  • bbogue1's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 01:28 AM
    Good move you will get a very professional PID that works with a thermocouple that also works.
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  • bbogue1's Avatar
    10-15-2018, 09:03 PM
    I fully melted about 10 pounds of alloy, waited 15 - 20 minutes and tested the new spout. Wow poured like new. Unplugged the melter and let the alloy solidify. Heated it up again and set it at 7. When it clicked off reaching temp, I did some...
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  • Ben's Avatar
    10-15-2018, 03:52 PM
    BrassMagnet, Looks like you got beat by 1 minute . Sorry, Ben
    8 replies | 369 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