View Full Version : boolit help
August 27, 2009, 03:02 PM
ok this is what my boolits look like. is my lead too cool or is my mold? thanks
August 27, 2009, 03:54 PM
did you warm up the mold first??? what temp are you pouring your lead at??? I warm the mold first by dipping the corner into the molten lead.... and I usually pour at 650 degrees
August 27, 2009, 05:43 PM
yep too cool & probably some oil in the pores of the aluminum , i boil mine before the first cast.
August 27, 2009, 06:13 PM
+1 clean your mold REALLY well...and crank up the heat! Preheat your mold as stated above. Pour those babies around 750* and see if they come out better. Good luck!
August 27, 2009, 07:35 PM
thanks guys! i will try what yal have sugested!
August 28, 2009, 03:33 PM
mentioned dippin the corner in the melt to warm mold , when ya do this keep lifting up on it a little & when the melt falls off & does`nt stik any more your ready to go.
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