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    I have PM'd Miha with my questions about no email. I understand that he has had his own problems with this GB and I'm not pushing, but would like some response even if he has no mold for me. I'm not out any money and have my mold from the first run. A NLG mold would be nice to compare PC boolits with regular lube but it is not the end of the world to just PC the boolits from the mold I have.
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    Go to the website and order one. lakehouse can give you the code to enter. You don't need a email to order one. I had to as the link he gave me locks up my computer or would not let me enter the code.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lakehouse2012 View Post
    Guys,

    I can answer part of your questions, Miha is going to have to "Step-UP" and answer the ship cost questions.

    1) I posted Miha's price as it was 9 months ago, I haven't gotten any price changes, so Miha has to comment further on this.


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    I understand things happen. But this still has not been addressed. If shipping was included then that is the price that must be honored. Look through some of the other group buys and DHL shipping cost is not addressed in any of them either.

    This may need to be moved to moderators to discuss the recourse if nothing is said or done. If everyone is fine with the extra charge then whatever. Living on a very limited income I am not OK with the non response
    we are hearing on this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldhenry View Post
    Sounds good.
    All thing come to he who waits
    Yes, when I first got email notification I didn't even see it it was buried somewhere and I had to check the forum and search my email and there it was but like people have mentioned the price was higher than quoted so I wasn't sure what to do and I waited couple days and when I checked I noticed there was sale plus discount (it's not 20% it's 10%) and I placed the order and in one work week my mold arrived I was amazed, all the way from Slovenia!

    I forgot to wash the mold as I normally do and I didn't preheat either so for next 20 minutes, or maybe it's the lube got in the cavities. I was getting wrinkles, could be also the aluminum plate I added where mold is rested that kept draining heat. I decided to smoke the mold and voila it started casting good bullets, I was just blown away how I would open the mold and bullets would just fall out without shaking or tapping, I was glad I got no lube groove. The little problems I encountered is 1) the handle for cam lever kept coming off which I fixed later with a drilled hole and a set screw 2) the nut that holds the cam lever to the sprue plate kept getting loose which I observed later messed up the edge of that cam lever that rides against sprue plate. I am thinking of taking a punch and making a divot between nut and bolt from becoming undone but I don't necessarily want to make it permanent. I noticed that the bolt actually spins in the nut so it's not wonder it becomes loose. Any idea how to fix this? 3) the cut sprue was getting stuck to the top and flipping upside down and shaking would not drop and required me to pry with forceps I was using to drop it back in the pot, eventually it got better but not completely.

    I want to say, I am so impressed with this mold, I am hooked. Thank you Miha! I casted 1300 the first time and only had to stop because wife needed me.

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    very happy to have received my mold today
    I washed it with solvent and then with water and soap, then I did three heat cycles in my electric oven and in the afternoon I will use it
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    Finally I made some Bevel base molds - need to pack them
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    Quote Originally Posted by MiHec View Post
    Finally I made some Bevel base molds - need to pack them
    That is awesome news!!! I need to get one of these....

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    The boolits just fall out of the mold. Have had less shaving, with the flat base NLG, while loading than other bevel based boolits I have. They are very consistent in weight and size. Extremely accurate and very few fail the Wilson Case gauge.



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    ordered my BB mold last night and it is on they way cant wait to try it out!
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    Cast my first NLG boolits yesterday. Only took about 2 throws to get good boolits. This mold is hard to get the sharp base that I am used to with a plain base mold. Is that normal with NLG molds? Will that matter with PC?

    The pictures that Dvdmacdaddy posted look like mine except I can't really tell about the bases. I''m used to very sharp bases on the MP clone of H&G 68 that I cast just before these.


    I've not powder coated yet either. Plan to try it out next week after I get enough .45 ACP cast up for a good supply.
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    I've got to back up. In the above post, I mentioned that I was not getting good sharp bases with this mold. I took a good look at the mold this afternoon and the ID is etched on the top, partially obscured by the sprue plate. The ID is .358-135 with BB etched below the size and weight. The BB is what is partially obscured.

    I've never owned a bevel base mold so I didn't know what it would look like. I guess the mold is casting exactly like it is supposed to. I didn't order a bevel base but I'm not complaining either.

    I just looked back and found that this mold was delivered on 3/26. Miha posted in post #206(3/31) that he finally machined some bevel base. Is that bevel base different that what I received? Was my mold an experimental mold? Inquiring minds want to know!
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    That picture you posted is not a bevel base. The bevel would be obvious.
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    I didn't post a picture(I wish I knew how). I referred to the pictures posted by Dvdmacdaddy in post #208. I don't know what to call this mold. I can detect a slight "turn in" at the base in the mold, just enough to catch a finger nail. I've only seen pictures of bevel base boolits. Those pictures showed a well defined bevel on the base. I bought this mold for the sole purpose of powder coating. I don't think that the base configuration will make much difference. I'm going to be loading for my grandsons 9mm handguns.

    I still think that my boolits look like Dvdmacdaddy's. They do no have a real sharp base like the ones I cast today in the
    MP 452-200 mold. That is my go-to boolit for .45 ACP.
    John
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    I received my NLG BB mold in a short amount of time under a week after I ordered it on the website with the coupon codes. I did order the .359-135 and upon receiving my mold I noticed it is stamped .358-135. Anyone else have this issue and did anyone cast any yet and measure what they are dropping at? I size all my 9mm and .38 to .358 so I'm hoping that these do not drop to small with the lead I am using. And its hard to not just start casting with this new shiny mold.
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