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  • Chainsaw.'s Avatar
    11-15-2018, 12:29 AM
    M&p molds has a no lube grove 9mm mold that looks like it would be the perfect ogive profile for auto loaders. The base is tapered too to aid in seating. Edit; Here ya go. ...
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    11-15-2018, 12:22 AM
    Is it not 2018? https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B06WGSQ188/ref=mp_s_a_1_5_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1542255627&sr=8-5&keywords=lanolin+oil&dpPl=1&dpID=41suxjBLb8L&ref=plSrch ...
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    11-15-2018, 12:17 AM
    How many bullets have you cast in one sitting? I have maybe 15 molds, some will start dropping good bullts after just one or two fillings to get up to temp, several more take 8-10-20 fillings to get heated enough to were all the bullets fill out...
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    11-14-2018, 10:05 AM
    I disagree. If I want to walk around the woods during hunting season I have every right and di so all the time. I use my head but I do so. That hunter is completely in the wrong, you don’t shoot what you are not sure of, period. Short of her wearing...
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  • Chainsaw.'s Avatar
    11-13-2018, 03:55 PM
    Hmm. I cant see a disadvantage aside from time spent lubeing and the tiny cost of the lube you’ll use up. At the slower speeds your talking I wouldn’t expect much issue with just coating, the stuff is really tough. How well is your...
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  • Chainsaw.'s Avatar
    11-13-2018, 03:17 PM
    Its just the web page design, basically its the only other option besides something along the lines of “choose this opion” etc. Very tempted by one of the 429 molds, but dang, $16.80 shipping? Plus tax? $45 for a mold thats “on clearance”. Can...
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  • Chainsaw.'s Avatar
    11-13-2018, 11:29 AM
    Yes. Better stated than I said.
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    11-13-2018, 10:11 AM
    My Wife is an environmental scientist (save it) and worked for the EPA for 13 years as an investigator (again, save it), when Instarted casting she had a hard time with it. I being the newbie to the conversation had to do alot of reading, or what...
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  • Chainsaw.'s Avatar
    11-13-2018, 01:17 AM
    Got around 900 pounds in bullets and 5# ingots, dont think that’ll last being Im only 39, Ill keep picking up here and there. Need to start finding pewter.
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  • Chainsaw.'s Avatar
    11-09-2018, 11:59 AM
    If you have a large batch of bullets, one option is to toss a bunch of the lubed bullets in a platic jar with a heavy splash of mineral spirits. Shake em up, that’ll remove alot of the alox. I did this with many hundred 357 bullets, got them clean...
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    11-09-2018, 11:19 AM
    Are you grinding yourself? I just bought a new get away property on the other side of the mountains and the turkeys are plentiful. Thinking of taking my first, would either do jerky or sausage.
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    11-06-2018, 09:59 AM
    Chainsaw. replied to a thread starting to cast in Cast Boolits
    You are doing it right. Someday you may consider a bigger burner, but its not necessary at the moment being you are getting stuff done. My biggest concern is your kiddo, lead in the adult body at low levels is pretty benign, for a kid a small...
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    11-04-2018, 11:01 AM
    On my sail boat keel I used a fire wood splitting wedge to knock it into manageable sized peices. Works ok, knock a line in it, move the wedge to the center and start wacking, it would usually split when the wedge was about halfway through. The...
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  • Chainsaw.'s Avatar
    11-02-2018, 09:08 AM
    I cleaned the very last of my brass, happened to be 38. This makes 10 gallons of 9, 8 gallons of 40, 20 gallons of 223, 2 gallons + of 38, ~1000 peices of 357, ~800 pices of 44mag, ~400 peices of 44 special, 200 6.5, 60 30-30, 200 10mm etc etc etc...
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    11-01-2018, 11:13 PM
    I too am a happy customer of Smokes powder. I like to use his aluminum color mixed with a big pinch of black to make what almost looks like raw lead. Of course performance has been great.
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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
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