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Old August 10, 2000, 10:08 PM   #1
Jack Straw
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Anyone ever use this mold? I saw a drawing of the bullet and according to the picture it looked like a good hunting bullet ie...nice wide meplat, weight forward shape. Just how close was the picture?


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Old August 11, 2000, 04:08 PM   #2
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I've used this exact mold with wheelweights for some time now. Yes, the bullet looks almost exactly like the pictures of it. I'm very happy with it. From my M29 classic, I can get 1" groups at 50 yds with it. My load is: 20 grs. H110 & a Winchester primer. I've clocked it at 1234 average fps at 5 yds. I'm carrying it this year for deer & elk. I water quench my bullets & for a lube, I use 1 lb of beeswax, 2 toilet bowl wax rings, & 1 bottle of Lees Alox all mixed together. I also use a Lyman sizer press with a flat nose punch & size the bullets to .429.

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