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    Wtb casting stuff

    Just been told that my copper projectiles for my 9 mm have just gone up 20% so thought it's about time I started to cast my own bullets so I think I would try here first before I buy new.I have never cast before so let me know what else I might need .

    - six hole bullet mold lee I spose (356)
    - lee melting pot
    - lee sizing die or the rbcs size and lube ( whatever's best)

    Anything else I might need please let me know ,also where is the best place to buy casting gear from

    Cheers
    Last edited by Grs300; 09-07-2015 at 09:31 PM.

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    Watch some casting videos on youtube i have a coupple of dvds on bullet casting you can borrow ican post them to you if you cant come and get them (45min north of auckland) and you can return them when done with them

    Lee gear is not bad new you could most likely sort all the gear you need(to start) for arround $350 new from reloaders

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    I have cast a fair bit , and have a brand new 6 cavity 9mm mold ... I will look up the number for you , it is truncated cone , ... I actually ordered the wrong one , I wanted the round nose ... so we may be able to come to a deal ...... petone gun shop in wgtn has some lee gear , for casting ... and im sure would haggle ...
    you also need to get some gear for making the lead ingots that you put into your pot , I use a cast iron pot , ontop of a gas burner and check all lead crap , ie wheel weights , roof lead , lead head nails , divers belts etc into it , smelt it down flux it , and pour into a muffin tray , then boom out comes your ingots , ready to go into your casting pot , I use beeswax for flux ...
    NO MATTER HOW MUCH IT HURTS, HOW DARK IT GETS OR HOW FAR YOU FALL , .....
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    Do you two use those neat bottom-pour pots, or a just ladle it in?

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    bottom pour is easiest , the needle can drip a tad , but a little tap with a screw driver has stopped it quickly
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    Yea please let me know the number of your mould please stumpy as I'd be keen ,I allready have a heap of lead bars as I melt them down for fishing sinkers but I will be using the muffen tin idea cheers

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    ok so the mold number is 356.120.tc , lee number (90387)have a look see if it is what you are after and let me know
    NO MATTER HOW MUCH IT HURTS, HOW DARK IT GETS OR HOW FAR YOU FALL , .....
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