Lee PrecisionADvertise hereInline FabricationRepackbox
RotoMetals2MidSouth Shooters SupplyTitan Reloading

Page 13 of 19 FirstFirst ... 345678910111213141516171819 LastLast
Results 241 to 260 of 361

Thread: What mold did you get today?

  1. #241
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    East TN
    Posts
    1,021
    NOE 432-246WC. Arrived yesterday, so now I have about 250 WC boolits cast, sized and lubed. Looking forward to test runs with various powders to find accurate loads. I seated a boolit in a 44 Special case, and another in a 44 Mag case, and the final product is impressive. These boolits look like SWCs on steroids. Along with this NOE was offering his moulds at reduced pricing which also helped me choose this mould.

  2. #242
    Boolit Buddy
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Posts
    288
    I received my 45-405 mold back from RCBS today. I sent it to them 1 week ago for adjustment as the receiver holes for one of the pins was ovaled out and causing 3 thou out of round bullets. I had tried for a couple of hours to adjust the pins, but never able to get the setting just right.
    After just 5 working days, RCBS got the molds back to me along with 5 test bullets, and one fitted with a gas check.
    I have measured the bullets at 0.4599, with less than 0.0001 out of round, which is just about as perfect as one can ever expect. Truly amazing.
    There was no charge for their service, plus they even sent the mold back in a new green box.
    Its hard to buy quality these days. So far I only own RCBS bullets molds, and I think I will keep it that way.

  3. #243
    Boolit Buddy

    RedlegEd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2017
    Location
    Collierville, TN
    Posts
    429
    Hi all,
    Actually, I got it yesterday, but I finally received my Mihec 45-70 "Keith styled" 400 gr HP SWC. I got a brass 2-cavity GC, but I'm having Erik at Hollow Poing Mould ream one of them to a PB for me. Can't wait to give it a try! Ed

    Attachment 250617
    ______________________________________________
    Growing old is mandatory, growing up is totally optional!

  4. #244
    Boolit Buddy

    hpbear101's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Location
    Montana
    Posts
    113
    I ordered the Accurate Molds 45-370Y to try in my 1871 Mauser. I have been using the Lee 45-70 405 hollow base sized .451 it works ok in the .455 bore, hoping the heeled .455 works better.

  5. #245
    Boolit Master murf205's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Dead center of Alabama
    Posts
    1,103
    Quote Originally Posted by Bad *** Wallace View Post
    For the princely sum of $AU20 I bought a brass mould marked 458.260 from the local bargin bin. Casts up a 0.459 light weight boolit for my 45/70. I'm going to use it for shooting "Pat Garrett" matches in my 1886 lever.

    $20!!! for a brass mold. No question you got you moneys worth, especially considering how it shoots. Congrats
    IT AINT what ya shoot--its how ya shoot it. NONE of us are as smart as ALL of us!

  6. #246
    Boolit Master murf205's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Dead center of Alabama
    Posts
    1,103
    Just got my 454-276 gr 4 cavity swc pb mold from NOE. I'm a sucker for Al's sales. I scrubbed it and oiled the sprue plate and put it away 'till I get my ankle cast off. Don't want to drop any of the sacred silver stream on my piggies!! This mold is a beaut.
    IT AINT what ya shoot--its how ya shoot it. NONE of us are as smart as ALL of us!

  7. #247
    Boolit Master

    stubshaft's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Southernmost State of the Union
    Posts
    4,369
    RCBS 270-150 for my BF pistol in 270 Maxi.
    Political Correctness is a doctrine, fostered by delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.

  8. #248
    Boolit Master


    Walks's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    SoCal
    Posts
    2,072
    Waiting for an old Lachmiller 2cav 9mmTC.

    Already have three sets of handles and only a Lach .375 RB to fit. Gonna have to wait until February until I can cast again. RATS !!!

    And it came today !!!!!!!!
    Last edited by Walks; 11-07-2019 at 07:31 PM.
    I HATE auto-correct


    Happiness is a Warm GUN & more ammo to shoot in it.

    My Experience and My Opinion, are just that, Mine.

  9. #249
    Boolit Grand Master

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    England,Ar
    Posts
    6,327
    I have not got it yet but I just ordered another mold from Tom at Accurate Molds. This one is a 4 cavity #35-125C. It will be for 9mm.

    RIP Texas Grunt!

  10. #250

    358156 and a 358429 Lyman

    I found some casting treasure at a gun show today.

    First was a NIB Lyman Small Handle.



    On the same table was a used, but didn't appear to abused 358156, no rust.



    And at another table was a new looking 358429. I bought it as well. There was also a few Ideal hollow point molds, they looked new. They were a bit too spendy for me, but dang, they was pretty, one was a 358311.
    Here's a picture of my 358429.



    Those three purchases came to $80, CAD. (about $60 USD)

  11. #251
    Moderator

    Pressman's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    In the Gopher State of Minnesota
    Posts
    4,821
    Winchester in .30 GOV SR. Still don't know what it means, or why it's made like it is. I have reached out to the Winchester board for more information.
    Found it on eBay from a reseller that sold only dishes and glassware. I was the only bidder.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_7910.jpg 
Views:	19 
Size:	58.7 KB 
ID:	251077

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_7907.jpg 
Views:	16 
Size:	73.0 KB 
ID:	251078
    Antique Reloading Tool Collector, Historian and Writer
    Newsletter editor: Antique Reloading Tool Collectors Association
    Archive manager, Antique Reloading Tool Collectors Association
    email: herters@netins.net
    www.antiquereloadingtools.com

  12. #252
    Boolit Grand Master

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    England,Ar
    Posts
    6,327
    I just received my 2nd new Accurate mold. It a 9mm, a 35-125C 4 cavity aluminum mold. Like the other one, its beautifully made. The quoted turn around time of 3 weeks was only a little over 1 week.

  13. #253
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    St. Louis
    Posts
    1,219
    RCBS 27-150 from member Hornady in the Swap n Sell. Came with 1k gas checks and a 278 H&I die. Hoping to get .280 out of it. Anybody know what theirs drops?

  14. #254
    Boolit Master



    cwlongshot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Central Connecticut
    Posts
    2,341
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	1000DB6D-9473-4E4D-BBF7-764FA0BFB196.jpg 
Views:	14 
Size:	31.0 KB 
ID:	251626Click image for larger version. 

Name:	6480DC74-9438-4E19-BE10-13E7881628F3.jpg 
Views:	12 
Size:	29.3 KB 
ID:	251627Lyman 323470

    Been thinking of starting casting for my 8mm. Placed an order with NOE for a couple sizer bushings and Sages for some gator checks.
    NRA Life member REMEMBER, FREEDOM IS NOT FREE its being paid for in BLOOD.

  15. #255
    Boolit Grand Master

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    England,Ar
    Posts
    6,327
    I just opened the package with my 3rd Accurate mold. Its a 4 cavity aluminum Keith type mold for 41 Magnum. Like all other Accurate molds, the craftsmanship is great. Turn around time was less that quoted.


    RIP TexasGrunt
    Last edited by lightman; 01-26-2020 at 12:51 PM. Reason: spelling

  16. #256
    Boolit Buddy
    DHDeal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
    Location
    South Carolina
    Posts
    406
    Well I emailed Tom on Saturday evening last week for a slight change to an existing mold, he added it to his catalog on Monday evening. I also placed the order on Monday evening and recieved the mold today (Saturday). 7 days from requesting a nonexistent mold to having that mold on my work countertop. Pretty awesome if you ask me.

    It was a aluminum 4 cavity 31-126D. We'll see how it works in my new FA97 327 Federal in a week or so.

  17. #257
    Boolit Master



    cwlongshot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Central Connecticut
    Posts
    2,341
    Keeping on the 32 theme...

    I ordered and received a ACCURATE 31-135S Cut for max length in For the S7 RUGER 327 Magnum.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	F1A0774C-E1B3-45F3-A2E8-6D3C768F4EB5.jpeg 
Views:	11 
Size:	111.6 KB 
ID:	255436Click image for larger version. 

Name:	D2BF2212-B1C7-47B8-AD3B-2AC0DF0D137D.jpeg 
Views:	11 
Size:	145.8 KB 
ID:	255437


    5 days door to door. Toms AWESOME!!
    NRA Life member REMEMBER, FREEDOM IS NOT FREE its being paid for in BLOOD.

  18. #258
    Boolit Man
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Location
    Upstate Western New York
    Posts
    90
    Got mine yesterday. A Lee TL452-230-R2. Did enough to try today loading after PC. Was having feed problems with the 452-228-R1.Click image for larger version. 

Name:	0125201605_Film1.jpg 
Views:	9 
Size:	72.7 KB 
ID:	255438

  19. #259
    Boolit Master
    midnight's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    East Troy, WI
    Posts
    1,066
    I got a 41-330c brass mold from Tom at Accurate molds. I got it in just about a week from the day I ordered it. That was really amazing to me because how many folks order a heavy .416 dia bullets. I ordered it small at .416 because I will be powder coating it for a 416 GNR. I doubt very much he had one sitting on the shelf. I expected it to be more than a month.

    Bob
    Si hostes visibilis, etiam tu

  20. #260
    Boolit Master



    cwlongshot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Central Connecticut
    Posts
    2,341
    ORDERED not “got yet”

    Lyman 358429 HP and thrilled to get it!! The 429 and 629 are two favorites and I have wanted HP versions of both for some time!

    Should have it in a week to ten days.

    CW
    NRA Life member REMEMBER, FREEDOM IS NOT FREE its being paid for in BLOOD.

Page 13 of 19 FirstFirst ... 345678910111213141516171819 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
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