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Thread: Going Paper Crazy.

  1. #21
    Boolit Master

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    NJ via TX
    Quote Originally Posted by GregLaROCHE View Post
    There seems to be a lot to figuring out what paper to get and where. I just ordered from BACO, but I am not sure it is the same paper they sold before. Nothing said about any cotton in it.

    I saw coffee filters mentioned. Has anyone tried them ? I would think they would tend to be a bit thick. What about old dictionary pages?

    Thanks for all the help and info I’m getting.
    yer kinda over-thinking all this paper stuff. just pick one of the already recommended tried and true paper that folks have posted about, and have at it - as you have already done. you really do need to do yer own testing and come to yer own conclusions. this is true for the rest of the PPB cartridge building game, from its components to its processes. above all, do enjoy!

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    Boolit Master

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    I know what Iím planning on is different from single bore shooting, which is what I eventually want to do. But for now Iím getting some experience and learning a lot. I have normal size molds from Lee that maybe I can size the boolits down for the Marlin. For the time being, Iíve bought some .451 that I have patched and seem to work well. When I buy a new gun, I know I will have to get some new molds for it.

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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