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    Boolit Master

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    mold box

    anybody have a link were you can buy the little white cardboard boxes like the ones that noe molds come in. have some mihec molds that could use a better storage solution than wrapping in paper.
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    mold box

    I use the pictured Sistema snack containers as opposed to cardboard. Stack great and have a little spot for the pins to go in. Also helps that they are air tight so great for Long storage if needed. Cost about $5 at local grocery store (Meijers for anyone in Mich/Ohio/Indy), sadly their $14 on amazon.

    Yes I color code them by caliber and pink is for 40 cause itís for my wife.

    Edit: wife pointed out that if you have a Container Store near by they also carry Sistema brand containers like the one pictured
    Last edited by StuBach; 11-02-2018 at 06:42 PM.

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    Boolit Master Walks's Avatar
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    Check your local Office Depot or Staples or equivalent.

    My Office Depot has lots of Small plastic boxes. I just saw a fair selection when I was in Office Depot last week. Going back next week with a Accurate 5cav. Hope to find something.
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    I know you asked for the cardboard boxes but I use these containers from harbor freight. They hold multiple molds and thereís little wasted space. If your molds are his Cramer style they fit perfectly between the dividers.


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    If I am not going to be using a mold for a while I vacuum seal it in a "Food Saver Bag". I also seal keeper ammo and other items in these bags. It wouldn't protect you from a direct fire, but definitely from a flood.

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    I spray mine with Kroil, wrap them with vpi paper and store them like dragon813gt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doughty View Post

    Wow, you have to buy 100 boxes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valley-Shooter View Post
    And that just gives you an excuse to buy 100 moulds right !!!!! No downside in my book .
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    Boolit Master
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    I bought a bunch of different size boxes on the bay. Shapes and sizes.
    kraft white box = 2-300
    kraft box = 36-3700
    Used to store jacketed projectiles after tumbling in stainless pins to clean smoke etc off of them.

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    Valley-Shooter - Another way to look at it is that you could do a bulk purchase and split those 100 say 5 ways? Just a thought.

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    ................I use 2 sizes of those cardboard boxes from U-Line. They're great to have for all kinds of small stuff. Besides mould blocks they're nice for storing cast boolits in also. Since they're not airtight, for moulds I wipe down the blocks (iron or steel) with a silicone impregnated cloth. Drop them into a zip-loc plastic baggie with a VPI chip, then back into their (labeled) box. VPI paper is available from Brownells and other places.

    BTW, once a year shortly after new years, in addition to swapping out batteries in the smoke detectors etc, I pull out all the mould boxes. Wipe the moulds again and replace the VPI chips.

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