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Thread: Lee 4-20 lead casting pot

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    Lee 4-20 lead casting pot

    I am after a secondhand electrical lead casting pot. Preferably Lee 4-20, smaller model should also be OK depending on price.
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    Not to badly priced new 179 from Reloaders
    You are better off buying a new one in my honest opinion
    Be aware you need to only full them with clean ingots that have been melted from scrap
    And fluxed clean before casting into ingots ready for useing otherwise the spout will block
    Also be aware that the bottom pour system can and dose frequently leak drops of malton lead which bounce and land on you at times its a bit of a prick always get burned when im casting without fail nothing major shit happens but just so you’re aware
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    Im still old school pot over gas ring and dipper outdoors, been doing it that way for 30 years, ventilation is key in my opinion especially when fluxing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Henry View Post
    Im still old school pot over gas ring and dipper outdoors, been doing it that way for 30 years, ventilation is key in my opinion especially when fluxing.
    I agree. Could never get mine to pour consistently. More time spent jabbing paper clips through the bloody jet and turning the flow control( which made no real difference) than filling moulds. It was a new one too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by outlander View Post
    I agree. Could never get mine to pour consistently. More time spent jabbing paper clips through the bloody jet and turning the flow control( which made no real difference) than filling moulds. It was a new one too.
    This normally means your lead isn’t clean enough
    Mine leaks a little but pours consistently when I pull the lever only time I have had to un block is useing lead that isn’t as clean as it could be

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    Thanks for the tips and advices. I will look into it, but still open to second hand lead casting gears.

 

 

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