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Old July 22, 2012, 06:38 PM   #1
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Made my own lube cutter

http://youtu.be/5o9wcJHgMCA

I know people have made simmilar ones before, but this one is very comfortable because of the cork I used.

At least it's a good excuse to drink a bottle of wine right?
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Old July 23, 2012, 12:23 PM   #2
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That's pretty cool. On your lube that wont stick to them all issue, I think I can help. I experienced the same thing. It seems to be related to the temp of the boolits. If you run a candle under the pan everything is heated to uniform temps and then the lube will stick much better to the boolits.
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Old July 23, 2012, 02:48 PM   #3
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For .44 caliber bullets (.427-.435"), I use a range-pickup .44 Mag case that was fired in a firearm with a grossly-oversize chamber. The mouth was squared-up on my trimmer, and a bevel put on the outside of the lip with a deburring tool. The flash hole was drilled out with a 3/16" drill bit. Through the hole, I run a piece of 0.182" polished drill rod, that's about 5" long.

The extra length of drill rod gives me a bit more to grab, when working with BAC, Carnuba Red, and similar "hard" lubes that can be difficult to work with for pan lubing.


(I currently have a few hundred dip-lubed bullets cooling. I'm hoping it simplifies the process for Carnuba Red. ...great lube. ...huge pain to use without a luber/sizer.)
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Old July 24, 2012, 02:42 AM   #4
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My lube was not sticking to the bullets until I added a little lanolin, it made all the difference.
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Old July 24, 2012, 09:19 AM   #5
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I was wrong.
I appear to have upgraded (at some point) to a cut-down 7.62x54R case for .44 bullets. Same method; just a different source for the case.
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Old July 26, 2012, 10:06 PM   #6
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My lube was not sticking to the bullets until I added a little lanolin, it made all the difference.
Where can I buy lanolin?
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Old July 27, 2012, 09:40 AM   #7
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At the Pharmacy or medical supply store. Actually, I use anhydrous lanolin as bullet swage lube. It has no water in it, and is slightly more expensive than regular Lanolin.

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Old July 27, 2012, 12:07 PM   #8
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A couple other sources:
http://www.wholesalesuppliesplus.com...ydrous+Lanolin
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_no...ydrous+lanolin
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Old July 27, 2012, 01:41 PM   #9
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I got it form a vendor at another forum, it was about $3/lb delivered. It takes very little to make the difference.
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Old July 27, 2012, 08:26 PM   #10
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Thanks for the links. I'll try to buy some.

While I was doing my own search I found this and got a laugh.

http://www.walgreens.com/store/c/med...941150-product

"Soothing relief for sore nipples" lol
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Old July 28, 2012, 11:48 PM   #11
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It is comical, but every breast-feeding mother I know swears that particular product is as good as it gets.
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