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    09-20-2018, 12:50 AM
    I was once gifted a cast keel and after cutting it up with a chainsaw, hauling the pieces and turning them into 5# ingots I swore to never accept another "free" large piece of Pb alloy. This was never on my experience bucket-list but I do chalk it...
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    09-20-2018, 12:43 AM
    As pointed out, hard cast is a meaningless term. I know from personal experience that .458"-450gn CB's cast with monotype and pushed to 1650/fps in a 458WM absolutely kills Nilgai. One of my sub-optimal shots was a virtual Texas heart shot and it...
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    09-20-2018, 12:34 AM
    Nice post! Nothing beats the evidence of cast Pb meeting flesh & bone. Too many experts in the world, IMHO. Anecdote: (Mods please just delete this post if it is over the line.) In the late 20th century I worked for a Jewish investment...
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I don't know how we ever shot maximum loads before P/C come along and saved us all. R5R

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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