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Old September 17, 2011, 09:13 PM   #1
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Great weather for casting.

It was partly cloudy here. T-shirt weather, not hot and not cold. I figured since I ran out of 200 grain SWC's the other day that today would be a good day to cast a few. I cast 1,000 200 grain SWC's .452 for 45 acp. Now I get to lube them all.
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Old September 17, 2011, 09:40 PM   #2
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Amen to that! The heat is finally slacking off, soon it will be windbreaker, (i.e., winter), weather here, time to go full blast on the lead pot!
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Old September 17, 2011, 10:22 PM   #3
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Still a little warm around here-not that I ever let that stop me. I decided to empty a few cases so I could stuff them with fresh boolits in a week or so.
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Old September 17, 2011, 10:55 PM   #4
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Yep i cast 160 45s the other day, got enough lead saved up to cast alot more.
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Old September 17, 2011, 11:18 PM   #5
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I just came in from the garage with a little over 200 brand new .38 wadcutters. Will lube these tomorrow and try to cast another 300 or so.
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Old September 18, 2011, 01:07 AM   #6
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Yes it is and I have about 1500lbs of wheel weights that I need to render. Time for me to get started, but it will have to be worked in between other things that we do as a family this time of year...hunting, football, softball etc...
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Old September 18, 2011, 10:02 AM   #7
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A bit rainy to be casting outside here today but after our drought I'm liking it. Not too rainy or hot to go shooting and I need to do more boolit testing before my next casting session anyway.
Ya'll have fun!
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Old September 18, 2011, 11:07 AM   #8
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Have 800 fresh 9mm from last night's two hour casting session. Some day I'll wise up and get a 6 hole mold.
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Old September 19, 2011, 04:28 PM   #9
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Chris, so you cast 800 9mm bulets in two hours with a two cavity mold??
I need your secret--the best I can do in that time is around 300 without a break.
Please enlighten me
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Old September 19, 2011, 06:43 PM   #10
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I was wondering that too; figured he must have a small commercial casting machine knocking them out with a 2-holer mold and just didn't tell us the details.
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Old September 19, 2011, 07:18 PM   #11
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I do 200 and I figure I'm good! Fun times!
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Old September 25, 2011, 08:50 AM   #12
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Great weather here this weekend, hasn't even hit 70 yet. Think I'll cast some 50/50 alloy hunting rifle boolits for Thumper, maybe even a few .45 Colt Boolits.
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