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  • RAK2018's Avatar
    03-15-2018, 08:26 PM
    I just started casting in the last few months. I have learned a lot from you guys. The mold I bought was for a 45-70 405gr WFNGC from Accurate Molds.
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    03-15-2018, 03:13 PM
    gwpercle I'm new to casting so what is pressure casting. or if anybody cares to answer this. Thanks for the replys
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    03-14-2018, 04:21 PM
    Do any of you guys weigh your rifle boolits. I have a 45-70 405gr WFNGS and just playing around weighing my cast bollits. Most of them are with a grain some are a little more and some are less. Do you separate them or just shoot them.
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    03-08-2018, 09:51 AM
    RAK2018 replied to a thread Courtesy in Cast Boolits
    I sell some of my stuff on a different web page and spend some time making sure everything is packaged up well. I don't want that person to have any complaints. I get a thanks about half the time. I just want to know that they received everything.
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    02-27-2018, 04:18 PM
    Whats the difference in the PID's. I see one is square and one is rectangular.
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    02-26-2018, 03:25 PM
    Just getting in to casting and yea I got a little carried away. I'm retired from my remodeling business and still do some work on the side. I was able to get some stuff from a kitchen remodel. The counter top is corian. I bought the range hood. So...
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    02-26-2018, 02:55 PM
    I'll second LPS-#3 you should be able to buy it in a spray can. I have used it to under coat my truck.
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    02-25-2018, 09:07 PM
    RAK2018 replied to a thread Hornady 45 gas checks in Gas Checks
    Well I got my Gator gas checks last week and I tried them out this week. This is my first attempt with any kind of gas checks and everything went great. This was for my 45-70 .458 Caliber Gator Gas Checks.
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    02-25-2018, 03:56 AM
    RAK2018 replied to a thread 110 or 220V's in Casting Equipment
    I have a lee 120v 20lb pot and a hot plate. Would that be to much for 120 volts.
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    02-23-2018, 06:35 PM
    My dad got me started when I was around 12. He let me reload shot gun shells with him by my side. We did a lot of trap and skeet shooting. When I was around 15 we started reloading for some rifles. I'm 63 now and reload for just about all my guns....
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    02-22-2018, 05:24 PM
    Accurate Mold 46-405VG just received this and it's great and accurate.
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    02-21-2018, 06:21 PM
    Thanks Hatch I just bought the PID from you and just getting things set up.
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    02-21-2018, 04:38 PM
    What do set your melting pot to when using a PID for temp control. Do you just set it on the highest setting. Thanks
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    02-17-2018, 06:45 AM
    RAK2018 replied to a thread First Time Casting in Cast Boolits
    Thanks for the help. I bought a PID from Hatch and just got it this week. I hope to get that working this week.
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    02-16-2018, 12:32 PM
    I melted down some Boolits that I bought awhile ago that I don't use any more. Boolits from MBC. I cast a few Boolits from this and the Boolits I cast are 45-70 405gr. Question 1 the Boolits came out at 385gr. What do I add to get the weight up to...
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    02-15-2018, 08:24 PM
    RAK2018 replied to a thread I love Lee Pots! in Casting Equipment
    This is my first dealing with LEE and they were awesome. I just got another reply from LEE. The parts are on the way. All in a matter of hours amazing.
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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