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View Poll Results: How many molds do you own?

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Thread: How many molds

  1. #341
    Boolit Master

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    About three times as many as when this Poll started.
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  2. #342
    Boolit Master murf205's Avatar
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    Dead center of Alabama
    Well, 1 more since NOE ran another sale. It's a 454-276gr SWC for my 25-5. It's a sickness,for sure but.....at least we wont have a boolit shortage.
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  3. #343
    Boolit Grand Master

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    Quote Originally Posted by guidogoose View Post
    Ok, I have to ask. Why in the world would someone need more than one mold for each caliber?
    He must be a Newbie ... veteran casters don't say things like this .
    having only one mould for each caliber... Now that's Funny !

    What's this need thing ...need doesn't have a thing to do with casting and moulds .
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  4. #344
    Boolit Master

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    Central Connecticut
    I couldn't give ya a number. But I added two this week...

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  5. #345
    Boolit Master

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    Central Oklahoma, on a dirt road.
    Three dozen. Just counted today.
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  6. #346
    Boolit Master
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    I started with one per caliber I own. That didn't last long.

  7. #347
    Boolit Man glaciers's Avatar
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    Oct 2015
    Interior of Alaska
    Close to 50. That's ball park, as I'm to tired to walk up/out to my shop in the snow. I used pictures on my computer showing my casting boxes. Three mid tool boxes, one with 4 drawers, 2 with 2 drawers each. The 4 drawer and one of the 2 drawer boxes are full at 7 molds with handles per drawer, and the bottom 2 drawer has some room for growth, about 1/2 full. So that's about 50. Being real picky about buying new molds, and could - should sell off a couple.

  8. #348
    Boolit Master
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    May 2012
    South Texas
    This post prompted me to take a count.......83!

  9. #349
    Boolit Buddy adcoch1's Avatar
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    Oct 2016
    Centralia Wa
    Just getting started and I have 5. A old Lyman 4 cav 148 wc in 358, a 158 swc lee in 358, a new as of yesterday 200 grn 358 gc 6 cav lee, and another new 310grn gc Lee 6 cav 430, and a 240 grn 6 cav tl Lee.

    Like I said, just getting started, need a few 458 molds and a couple 30 cal molds too, especially a 200 grn plus for subsonic 300 blk... Lots in my future...
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  10. #350
    Boolit Mold
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    Wow! You guys with 30+ molds amaze me! Are you casting for others? To sell?

    At my age, I have trouble keeping track of 7-8 molds, lol! I cast strictly for my own use, and I don't have enough different calibers to warrant a lot more molds.

  11. #351
    Boolit Bub
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    Jan 2016
    84, I think. I keep finding more as we moved recently and haven't stabilised. I know at least three more that I loaned out decades ago.
    I now have four cavity Lymans in my favorite handgun styles, 358156, 357446, 358429, 429421, 429215, 429244, and 452460.
    All time faves, the above plus 454424, 311316, 311291, 457124, 22 Bator.

  12. #352
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    NE Oregon
    I am at a point where I am wondering is there is a support group for compulsive mold buyers..

  13. #353
    Boolit Master Harter66's Avatar
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    90 miles North of Texarkana 9 miles from OK in the green hell
    I responded when this thread was quite young , I've 60 some now .
    At some point I had tried to pare things down to just a couple per caliber ....... It was fine for a 38 and 357 even the 9mm didn't run me over 2 but then came a 358 Win and a 380 ........
    45s , umm yeah , same thing , you can get by with 1-2 and feed most of of the pistols but add a rifle ........ I have 3 in 457 , 3 for BP and at least 5 in .452 .
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  14. #354
    Boolit Master

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    I have a lot more moulds than I thought and I am still getting more.
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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