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Old February 16, 2013, 06:47 PM   #1
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Know of any light weight .44 DEWC molds?

I've been wanting a "super light" DEWC (double-ended wad cutter) for .44 Mag use, for quite some time. I haven't been able to find anything that fits the bill, though.

A 'button' nose is acceptable, but it has to have a wide meplat and be a true 'double-ended' (symmetrical) design.
Pretty much anything from 80 gr to 110 gr would work. - Lube groove style doesn't matter.


Does anyone here know of a mold that would fit the bill?

Just for a point of reference, this is a 113 gr design I drew:



I have a few designs drawn up, ranging from 70 gr to 115 gr. But, I don't want to have to talk Tom (Accurate Molds) into cutting them, unless I don't have any other option. -These designs would require special mold prep, since his normal bore holes and relief cuts are too deep. And, he normally only mills and preps his blocks every few months.
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Old February 19, 2013, 12:08 PM   #2
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I wonder if the accurate mold guy would trim one of his designs down to what you want?

http://accuratemolds.com/img/bullets...ue/43-240Z.png
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Old February 19, 2013, 04:45 PM   #3
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I'm sure he could, but it would probably be easier to send him my own drawings.

Tom uses a bit of "artistic license" when design modifications are requested. If his idea of what you want doesn't match your idea of what you want, it can take a while to work out the details. So... If there's a specific design in mind, it's easier to just have him add a new bullet to the catalog (based on your drawing).

Thanks for the reply.
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Old February 19, 2013, 08:52 PM   #4
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Just got my first Accurate Mold mold today. Itsa beaut. bute?...bewt?? anyway casts great bullets for my 32 win spec...Keep tuned Tex, I may be able to bench it in a week or two.
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