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    Who barcol hardness tests there lead

    Who barcol hardness tests there lead
    and if so what is the the best hardness for shot and slugs..
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    BHN is the common test for lead alloy hardness. I did a quick search and couldn't find a conversion table for borcol to BHN.

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    thank you i just have a barcol tester so it would have been a nice thing.

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    Texas instruments has an app to do the conversion.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...om.tianxing.uc

    Apparently there is a pdf as well:
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...x0ILeFFPLs1Ec7
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    thanks ill look into both

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