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Thread: H & G #6 38-40 boolits needed

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    Boolit Buddy BossHoss's Avatar
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    Jul 2011

    H & G #6 38-40 boolits needed

    Drop me a note if you can cast some for me. I have a new old toy i need to feed.


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    Boolit Mold Spike][][]['s Avatar
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    Sep 2022
    I have a lee .379 250 mold. Not sure if this helps. Round is for a 38-55. I can be emailed at
    Bullets drop at around.380 255 in pure lead
    We must assuredly all hang together or we will surely hang separately
    Benjamin Franklin

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    Boolit Master
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    Oct 2011
    The .38-40 round actually mikes ~.401", so projectiles for a .38-55 would be too small.
    For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Ecclesiastes 1:18
    He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool become servant to the wise of heart. Proverbs 11:29
    ...Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of my brethren, ye have done it unto me. Matthew 25:40

    Carpe SCOTCH!

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    Boolit Buddy BossHoss's Avatar
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    I still cannot believe that nobody has posted that they have one of these.

    I really must be looking for a unicorn to feed my unicorn....(Winchester 92 saddle ring carbine w/octagon barrel) ((lettered by Winchester)).

    I find a very rare rifle, dropped on me by a stroke of luck, and I cannot even find someone who even has the mold for it.

    LOL, I bought a Lyman mold similar to it, but the Real McCoy would be nice.

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    Apr 2012
    SE Missouri
    Maybe you need a Lyman mould. Lyman moulds are not usually unicorn teeth!

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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