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Old September 25, 2017, 08:40 AM   #26
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I have a star lubrisizer. Since I got into powder coating there is no lube in it and it identifies its self as a boolit sizer
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Old September 25, 2017, 06:02 PM   #27
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I have a star lubrisizer. Since I got into powder coating there is no lube in it and it identifies its self as a boolit sizer
Wow. That's dedication right there. I love powdercoating but I ain't givin' up my two Stars as lubers.
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Old September 28, 2017, 09:02 PM   #28
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My Sharps likes its boolits lubed. The same boolit with PC doesn't shoot as well. I can also run 200 boolits through the Star faster than I can make them via PC. Yeah, I also tried just sizing the PC stuff with the Star, but the gun said NO. In this case, size doesn't matter.
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Old October 16, 2017, 05:58 AM   #29
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I've basically stopped casting bullets. I tried different alloys and different diameters in a few different revolvers and got tired of cleaning up the barrel lead. Plus, cheap lead is getting hard to find. So for not much more money I can buy plated bullets and save the mess. I spent a good bit of money on bullet casting equipment and enjoyed casting bullets, but the results I sought eluded me.

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Old October 16, 2017, 09:48 AM   #30
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I spent a good bit of money on bullet casting equipment and enjoyed casting bullets, but the results I sought eluded me.
If you would list the problems you were having and the particulars (loads, guns, lube, etc.), I am sure that those problems could be remedied. There have been cast bullets used successfully in firearms since the invention of gunpowder.
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Old October 16, 2017, 10:03 AM   #31
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I may take you up on that. It will take me some time to put a decent summary together. If I do so, I'll start another thread to keep from derailing this one.
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