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  • Tom Myers's Avatar
    10-16-2018, 09:58 AM
    If the Specific Gravity of the separate alloys are known, the difference in the weight of each alloy used in the mold can be easily calculated. Most Lyman mold specifications use the Lyman #2 alloy to specify the weight of the bullet cast from a...
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    10-06-2018, 10:28 AM
    Tom Myers replied to a thread Wrong category in Cast Boolits
    I used the image of the 358315 mold in the Lyman catalog to scale the dimensions of the bullet and then entered the data into the Cast Bullet Design and Evaluation database. The software estimates the Ballistic Coefficient to be 0.2862. ...
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    09-24-2018, 03:21 PM
    May be that my old eyes do not see well either but, if I were you, I would pull that bolt down and check the firing pin tip. I may be wrong but it appears to be either flame cut or broken.
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    09-21-2018, 11:02 AM
    Precision Firearm & Load Records ($39.95) contains databases that allow you to enter all your personal firearms, bullets, powder and cartridge case data and dimensions. The cartridge case section will, accurately, calculate the internal case...
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Viet Nam vet, July '66 - July '67. 62nd Engineer Battalion. Reloader since 1968. Scheutzen shooter since 1985.
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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