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    11-18-2017, 01:03 AM
    NM156B replied to a thread Rainbow Boolits in Cast Boolits
    Nice primer, but argh I am confused, the "best" solution according to the article is sawdust! : "Vigorously stirring in a heaping tablespoon of sawdust into a pot full of bullet metal does a fine job of conditioning and protecting that alloy." My...
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    11-15-2017, 12:36 AM
    NM156B replied to a thread Rainbow Boolits in Cast Boolits
    PERFECT!!! Thanks!
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    11-15-2017, 12:15 AM
    NM156B replied to a thread Rainbow Boolits in Cast Boolits
    Thanks for the lead alone does not frost fact, new piece of knowledge puzzle filed away for future reference. Yes on the 10lb pot, before emptying it I tried drilling the hole when unit was off (did not help) and the nail trick when on (would start...
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    11-14-2017, 11:13 PM
    NM156B replied to a thread Rainbow Boolits in Cast Boolits
    Tried it hot and cold (per suggestion from other threads researched), same effect. The above was a pour on low immediately after initial melt. I was going to measure it but got so frustrated simply cleaned the pot. Expected frost if too hot, but...
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    11-14-2017, 11:08 PM
    NM156B started a thread Rainbow Boolits in Cast Boolits
    O.K., researched past threads on the site for info on inclusions, dross, flux, and rainbows. Think I solved all my issues except for the last one, what causes the rainbows in the inclusions. Still a relative newbie. Since I fire black powder...
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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