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    Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    Progress Report. Small shot is easy. Large shot is hard. I made multiple trials of larger dripper sizes yesterday. In most cases the bismuth would stream rather than drip Except at the start and finish of a melt. ...
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    07-18-2019, 03:24 PM
    (?) Wha? Wrong impression given. No strife with wife. and she's supportive of my manias as I am of hers. Plus she shoots with me and that's a real plus in my book, (She loves the Seecamp she got for her birthday). She sends me off to hunt...
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    07-15-2019, 11:16 PM
    You might try casting Bismuth bullets, Rotometals has pre alloyed BiSn for just that. Some guns like them and others hate them and there's only one way to find out. Be sure to print out a copy of the rotometals non-toxic certification letter and...
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    07-15-2019, 03:40 PM
    ARRRGGGHHH. I've got all the new bits and pieces to try for bigger shot and just can't get out to the garage and put them all together. Work, doctors appointments and that room remodel can't be more important than shot dropping...
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    07-10-2019, 11:21 PM
    Further Note, I just received the 16g. mec 600 I found on fleabay, My first batch of bismuth shot (7-8's) is going dove hunting this september! ...
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    07-10-2019, 09:31 PM
    Thanks No 1, I bought the L.C. Smith 16g because I liked the look, then in the field I found out it was the near mythical "trained gun". You have to work to miss with it. And that led down this current rabbit hole, no way I...
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    07-06-2019, 06:04 PM
    Obsession?, Obsession ?!!, Just because its all consuming doesn't make it an obsession, does it? MUA HA HA HA!!!! I like my Shannon shot maker just fine. Seemed like a good place to start without spending half a K on something I might not be...
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    07-05-2019, 02:56 PM
    Very kind of You All, Loading the shells is just like loading lead back in the day with my Dad, follow the recipe in the book and get results. I'm using the Lyman shotshell manual and the online Hogdon and Alliant sites. My dad and I picked up...
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    07-04-2019, 04:46 PM
    Thank You for the warm welcome Markopolo, I found it difficult adding materiel to the ladle without over cooling the low temp melt needed for bismuth. too hot and it runs too fast and results in very small shot or solid streams that look like...
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    07-04-2019, 03:27 PM
    Posting to say thank you to everyone on the site. I have been a lurker since I started casting to feed the beasts and during the famine ended up feeding a lot of friends beasts as well. But the big assist came after I bought some bismuth rounds...
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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