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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-23-2013, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Ricochet
well, they were still too stout for her. i'm...

well, they were still too stout for her. i'm thinking maybe a LCR in .22mag might be a good choice for her
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-23-2013, 02:00 PM
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Views: 680
Posted By Ricochet
Thanks for all the input! I loaded up some 3.2gr...

Thanks for all the input! I loaded up some 3.2gr of HP38 with the 130gr cast RF. they are estimated to be around 850fps and cycle good. Gonna let her shoot them today to see what she thinks.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-22-2013, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Ricochet
I also have a Lee 158gr rn boolit

I also have a Lee 158gr rn boolit
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-22-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Ricochet
need help with a light 9mm load

fellow reloaders/casters, i'm having trouble finding load data for a light 9mm load. i need it for my wife to comfortably shoot my pf9, while cycling the action reliably. the powder and bullets i...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-09-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Ricochet
well i guess technically, factory cast would also...

well i guess technically, factory cast would also be a "boolit". however, the folks on castboolits.com take great pleasure in rolling their own boolits :D
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-08-2013, 11:22 AM
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Views: 391
Posted By Ricochet
Lol! yes, we refer to our own cast bullets as...

Lol! yes, we refer to our own cast bullets as "boolits". believe it or not, it is easier to know what someone is referring to on the other website (castboolits.com)
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-07-2013, 07:39 PM
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Views: 391
Posted By Ricochet
NOE RD311165gc boolit

anyone in here use this boolit?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-26-2013, 07:39 PM
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Views: 202
Posted By Ricochet
i will post photos of the mold and projectiles...

i will post photos of the mold and projectiles when it comes in. his website says he's backed up 4 weeks so i'll hafta try and be patient LOL
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-26-2013, 04:21 PM
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Views: 202
Posted By Ricochet
i finally ordered a nice mold

it's a Accurate 4cav aluminum TL359-125gr TC that i plan to use in 9mm, .38/.357 this thing cost me $171 with handles and i sure hope it's worth it!
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-18-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By Ricochet
4.6gr of BE under a 158lrn makes for a pleasant...

4.6gr of BE under a 158lrn makes for a pleasant .357 load @ about 1,000fps. not sure about the 125gr but that mold is prob next on my list to get
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-10-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Ricochet
ok great! thanks yall

ok great! thanks yall
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-09-2013, 03:12 PM
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Views: 423
Posted By Ricochet
shooting steel with hard cast bullets

well, i got my first batch of cast bullets sized a tumble lubed last night. will i be ok to shoot these at my steel targets just the same as i've been pinging them with jacketed bullets?
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 05-02-2013, 05:04 PM
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Views: 694
Posted By Ricochet
i want one! do u find it to be accurate?...

i want one! do u find it to be accurate? btw...congrats on scoring a sub2k
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-02-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By Ricochet
I don't wanna chance it since the majority says...

I don't wanna chance it since the majority says that i would have problems. i ordered so solder from rotometals yesterday and i'll soon make some lyman #2 hoping for .430's from that mould. i have a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-01-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By Ricochet
i havnt even shot them yet but from what i've...

i havnt even shot them yet but from what i've read, i would get leading if i shout .429s out of a .429 barrel. idk if my mold is out of spec but it drops em at what the molds says with ww
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-01-2013, 01:18 AM
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Posted By Ricochet
brand new to casting but i quickly got hooked

brand new to casting but i quickly got hooked
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-30-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By Ricochet
is it common for a mould to drop exactly what...

is it common for a mould to drop exactly what they're rated for? or do they generally drop 1 size bigger. my Lee is rated at .429 and drops .429's
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-30-2013, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Ricochet
was u referring to my .429's?

was u referring to my .429's?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-30-2013, 03:23 AM
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Posted By Ricochet
i hear that cast bullets with some 50/50 will...

i hear that cast bullets with some 50/50 will produce a slightly larger bullet (maybe .001) i have a .429pb mould and my barrel slugged .429 they drop at .429 with ww. this mould won't be any good to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-29-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By Ricochet
most of my casts will be used in pistols, but my...

most of my casts will be used in pistols, but my .44mags will be used in rifle/pistol. it does suck that i'll have as much tied up in 1# of 50/50 as i will in about 100# of ww:mad:
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-28-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By Ricochet
when i get 5 gallon buckets of ww from the locate...

when i get 5 gallon buckets of ww from the locate tire stores, it will have a good bit of steel and zinc mixed in, but about 3/4 of the bucket will still be lead. the steel and zinc ones never make...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-03-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By Ricochet
ok good! thanks for the advice :)

ok good! thanks for the advice :)
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-02-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By Ricochet
i have seen that 2400 is very popular for magnum...

i have seen that 2400 is very popular for magnum cartriges so maybe i should give it a shot. was hoping to keep things simple as far as the powders that i keep in stock (unique and i4198 for my...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-02-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By Ricochet
yes, i'm gonna cast with straight ww. i was...

yes, i'm gonna cast with straight ww. i was thinking of using Unique and loading them to about 1200fps
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-31-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By Ricochet
ok, so with calipers my lands and grooves .418...

ok, so with calipers my lands and grooves .418 and .430 i know i still need to slug it but if these measurements are correct, would i wanna size my boolits to .431?
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