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Old June 14, 2013, 08:45 PM   #1
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.357 Keith HP and MP 360640 molds

I am proud to add this NOE to my little collection. I can see me being good friends with this one. And it came with 4 blank (unturned) pins too. I think I'm going to turn two of them down to shallow cup points for better weight retention, and turn the other two to needle points for a semi-high velocity HP.
This is my first aluminum mold, so a little learning curve is expected.


(for those unfamiliar with NOE, this is the Night Owl Enterprises 358429 RG2 mold)
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Old June 14, 2013, 09:09 PM   #2
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Looking good! Now you just need to christen it.
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Old June 15, 2013, 05:01 AM   #3
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Old June 15, 2013, 05:04 AM   #4
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You my friend are simply shameless ain't ya, you are admit it.....

Posting up pictures like that all spread out with everything showin to the world...

I think your probably going to be showing off a bunch of neeked boolits in the near future as well, I see it all the time, shame shame shame.......





I think your going to like that one as well.
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Old June 17, 2013, 11:22 AM   #5
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I am SOOOO jealous !!! Looking at the pins shown there is hardly any metplat
left on the bullets making them more of a devastator type HP . These should open at medium velocities quite easily even with alloys in the 12 BHN range . I would love to try those in my K14 at around 800 fps . Should be an awesome Bunny Thumper .
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Old June 17, 2013, 05:23 PM   #6
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I think it's gonna be a nice one. I'll share a few with ya 10 Spot-T when I get some cast up. I may even call this one the "Bunny Thumper."
I'm up outta the wheelchair now and as soon as I can ditch this cane and it quits raining in AL... I hope to get in some time spent beside a nice warm pot of lead.

And here's a pic of the 360640 (MP mold). 'Just got it today. It throws a 140 grainer in HP configuration.

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Old June 19, 2013, 08:41 PM   #7
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All this mold **** !!!

Just remember Beagle333 those NOEs like it HOT !!
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Old June 19, 2013, 09:33 PM   #8
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Thanks! I know the brass ones like it hot. I'll have to learn about this one. My other NOE is a great mold, but it definitely has a favorite "sweet spot" in the heat zone. This is my 2nd NOE and my 3rd MP ... thank goodness I only cast for one caliber!!!
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Old June 19, 2013, 10:42 PM   #9
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Hey can I borrow it for a few months? I need something on my bench here that's pretty to look at. _
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Old June 20, 2013, 05:45 AM   #10
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If the weather girl is right about it gonna be 81-83 this weekend with low rain chances..... it ain't gonna be all that pretty for long!
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Old June 20, 2013, 08:03 PM   #11
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Mods , sorry for the ****word.
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Old June 20, 2013, 09:29 PM   #12
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Nothing like Mould pictures. Very nice! There goes my stars! Really not a very naughty word when combined with the word mould. Bet it was the same four letters GP100man used.
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Old June 21, 2013, 04:32 AM   #13
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And here's a pic of the 360640 (MP mold). 'Just got it today. It throws a 140 grainer in HP configuration.
I have the 358-360 with the double crimp grooves. Your going to like that one a LOT.

I gave it some Iso core alloy blended to about 1.75/1.75/96.5, so that I could get the tin and antimony up to around even. Loaded over a good dose of Blue Dot they shot great and expanded wonderfully.
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Old June 21, 2013, 06:31 PM   #14
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It's the weekend!

And man 0' man and I ready!!!! I been down for 6 weeks with a bum leg and the weather has been rainy, and now that is behind us and Saturday is supposed to start out at 70 degrees and be nice and clear and so I think I'm gonna get started at first crowing in the morning!
It's casting time!!!!!!!

Who's gonna drown some molds this weekend? Don't forget the pics!
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