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Old October 31, 2010, 07:20 PM   #1
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Lubrisizer top punches for Lee molds

I finally picked up a lubrisizer, and am now looking into the top punch issue for the Lee molds I use.

I'm aware of the chart at http://www.castpics.net/.

Two of the molds I'm currently using are Lee's .40 175 grain truncated cone, and Lee's .38 158 grain SWC. Both are flat nose bullets. For these, would I be just as well off to get the top punch for a full wadcutter bullet?
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Old October 31, 2010, 09:28 PM   #2
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For all my SWC & RNFP 357 bullets I use the 495 top punch

I also fashioned 1 that was just flat from a 1/4 inch bolt , not purty but works !!

Ya can give the top punch a custom fit by oiling a bullet & fillin a top punch with qwik set epoxy & squishing the nose in it !!


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Old October 31, 2010, 10:30 PM   #3
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Thanks, GP100man, I almost got up and measured my punches. Need a better one for my 452424 Lyman boolits, epoxy may just work. Spec'd punch buggers up too many.
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Old November 1, 2010, 10:46 AM   #4
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Big problem little fixes

Any time TGN , we gotta keep our silver masterpeices purty !!!
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Old November 3, 2010, 01:14 PM   #5
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I also fashioned 1 that was just flat from a 1/4 inch bolt , not purty but works !!
Now there's an idea. Thanks.
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