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    10-09-2020, 09:29 PM
    thanks for all the advise also thanks to jim for inspecting my test batcha assured me i was doing OK 400+ bullets, in a 6 cavity mold, third time casting, only 20 rejects, life is great...EXECPT at this rate i will need primers sooner than...
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    10-09-2020, 09:25 PM
    thanks all less BBs, less powder, harder shaking..... GREAT results I guess LESS is MORE did it with 3 colors and all worked GREAT powder smoke thanks again
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    10-09-2020, 01:05 PM
    HVACscott replied to a thread WTB 223 brass in Swappin & Sellin
    thanks all buddy got what he was looking for. please remove thread if you want.
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    10-08-2020, 07:21 PM
    Have a friend at work who wants $100 of 223 brass, clean or dirty. He has been reloading for years and i am so new the lead is still soft...I don't know how many cases $100 will buy but if you have some to sell PM me and maybe I can help him out! ...
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    10-08-2020, 07:10 PM
    ok thanks used 4 TBS due to post #12 said to i will end with up and down next time did not know they had non stick foil...learn every day THANKS ALL!!!!
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    10-08-2020, 07:03 PM
    cleaned off my 6 cavity and will try again tonight with a deep breath after the poor and before the sprue... Thanks all for the advise it really helps
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    10-07-2020, 10:19 PM
    QUESTION....stuck to foil covered pan and have a little splotchy coverage i just did a 25 pc test of green/yellow...first ever PC experience oven was preheated to 412 could not get 400 exact seamed like 392 or 412 so i went high added BBs to...
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    10-07-2020, 09:21 PM
    did this exact process tonight and made many good sets...did start getting smearing from the sprue plate and the bullets bottoms looked torn not smooth cut im sure i let the mold get too hot i was causing flat spots on the bullets when they...
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    10-06-2020, 11:05 PM
    thanks all....to answer some questions i have poured 6 molds total on my own ( poured 10-20 at member jdfoxinc place as a show and do session) … 2 in a 2 cavity a friend gave me, and 4 in my 6 cavity the room (garage) was about 60 degrees alloy...
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    10-06-2020, 12:27 AM
    go to good will for your ingot (muffin) pans ( i got a cast iron corn bread pan where the molds are corn cobs), just thought it was cool, cast iron Dutch oven (i got lid for it to hold in heat, but leave it slightly open), long metal ladle, spoon,...
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    10-06-2020, 12:10 AM
    THANKS for the advise i was thinking that may be my issue, being new at this i need to get my tools especially the sprue "hammer" in more convenient and same place , i was searching for it a few times costing me seconds i guess i don't have
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    10-05-2020, 10:46 PM
    I will start with everything i did...melted WW "fluxed" with wood shavings and skimmed once, candle once (caught fire and stirred till fire went out) skimmed, borax once and skimmed, poured into muffin pans...loaded LEE 20/4 and turned to 9 all...
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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