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    Got it! Thanks gents

    Got it! Thanks gents
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    Thanks fellas. I'm pretty new to this so I very...

    Thanks fellas. I'm pretty new to this so I very much appreciate your input.
    I may indeed have been speeding up as the session went on. May have had some to do with the frosting.

    Mold is an iron...
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    Thanks pworley1. I'm curious as to what caused...

    Thanks pworley1.
    I'm curious as to what caused the second half of the pour to frost
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    Wait... For the sake of clarity, Land_owner and...

    Wait... For the sake of clarity, Land_owner and stopsign32v:

    Are you saying the same, or opposite things??

    What's the consensus? As my lead pot got low the temperature of the alloy had dropped?...
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    Drat!#$! I had a 50:50 chance of getting that...

    Drat!#$!
    I had a 50:50 chance of getting that one right and.. no.

    Thanks LO and a happy 4th to you and yours.
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    What's going on here?

    Casting today and the results are in the pic. Those in the foreground are from when the pot was full, as the pot emptied I noticed the bullets were coming out frosted and you can see those in the...
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    Thanks all. Tried it today with Smoke's powder...

    Thanks all. Tried it today with Smoke's powder and indeed it works.
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    Appreciate that!

    Appreciate that!
  9. Thread: WTS Molds

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    WTS Thank you

    Thank you
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    WTS Is this mold casting solids only?

    Is this mold casting solids only?
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    WTS I'm interested in #2, can you give me a little...

    I'm interested in #2, can you give me a little more info on it please?
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    Powder coat w/o BBs?

    I've run out of the black airsoft BBs. I seem to remember reading here somewhere (though now I can't find it) that folks were having good results shake and bake method without using the BBs.

    Is...
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    Impressive!

    Impressive!
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    ChristopherO, Will do. Jedman, That's what I...

    ChristopherO,
    Will do.

    Jedman,
    That's what I like to hear. Good job.

    Tripple,
    Yowza! Borrowing a phrase from another poster, the rabbit seems "suitably impressed."
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    Thanks fellas for all your input. I cast another...

    Thanks fellas for all your input. I cast another batch using a 30:1 binary alloy and I plan to put a few of them through this .44 SPL.

    Fatnhappy, "suitably impressed".. haha. I may have to borrow...
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    Hoyt and Castomatic

    https://i.postimg.cc/Pq6RB18N/PXL-20220624-033840749-2.jpg

    What are they?
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    farmbif, That's strong endorsement! If you're...

    farmbif,
    That's strong endorsement! If you're willing to share I would be interested in hearing about your alloy, game species, velocity, distance, etc
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    Thumb, Appreciate that.

    Thumb,
    Appreciate that.
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    Ernest, Thank you for the info!

    Ernest,
    Thank you for the info!
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    Larry, Thank you for that thorough reply. I...

    Larry,
    Thank you for that thorough reply.
    I cast these of 3:1 lead:lino with tin added. I think the blend is something like 95% lead, 3% antimony, and 2% tin. Or thereabouts.
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    Lyman 429-640 Devastator

    Cast a few of these up. 12bhn.
    I've never tried them hunting.. hoping those of you who have might share your experience.
    Thanks

    https://i.postimg.cc/FFgVgh1T/PXL-20220621-022710177.jpg
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    Good stuff, Hick. I appreciate your response

    Good stuff, Hick. I appreciate your response
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    Powder coating in lieu of gas check

    I suspect this has been gone over thoroughly, apologies in advance.. but I can't seem to find the info I'm searching for.

    Has anyone tested accuracy through the same gun and same load: gas checked...
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    Bigslug, Solid info/advice and I thank you...

    Bigslug,
    Solid info/advice and I thank you again, sir.
    Casting pure lino is impractical for me as I only have the one pot. Additionally I have no intention of shooting pure lino.
    So I've come up...
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    Charlie It's a 4 cavity iron mold from Lyman. ...

    Charlie
    It's a 4 cavity iron mold from Lyman.

    Bigslug,
    I'm coming to the same conclusion.
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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