It sucks air - I need to figure out how to vent it. In my expierence at least a third of the patch should be out of the case and up into the barrel. So i went out to my shop and fired up the lathe and decided to build one my self after a little testing i finially got the diameter correct to allow for shrinkage , then set to building 3 different noses,1 spitzer,1 round nose and 1 flat nose, The spitzer really performes great,as a matter of fact i have had so much fun with it I havnt tried the others yet, I can vary the weight up to 575 grs. My next project is to make a nice tapered bullet mold cutting tool to attempt making a bullet shaped like Montana Charlie's bullet. Do not allow to get into the mould cavities. I sent the mold from Tom Ballard back and asked for my money back or a mold like I ordererd which would throw a.
That helped quite a lot and only opened the bottom end of the cavity up by about 0. I size mine so they just barely slide then after a bit of use they slide fine but seal well. Going blind reading up on paper patching. Started paper patching last fall for my. Maybe 2 places to start with.
When I do my part and use the correct thickness paper, it shoots very well indeed. Mike T For a neck sizer get the Meacham if you buy the die and a set of bushing I think you get 6 different bushings. Each quality mold is individually manufactured from free machining brass. Best accuracy is usually accomplished with a much closer fit, tailored to a particular firearm. This expanding catalog contains designs that are already on file. High quality, heavy duty handles, will last a lifetime of service.
The sharp edges formed by the design of the cherry will not deteriorate as some cast iron will. Probably cause it comes in a roll instead of note pad which can be pretty expensive if youve ever priced some of the better cotton vellums like beinfangs. Ads listed in discussion areas are prohibited. I don't like imposing on my friend the machinist , however. Kinda like the time and money people spend catching a few pound fish - just to throw back. Finished product Well, I still have to cut the other hole : I hope you don't mind me adding to your thread. For the round nose I put the ejector pin in the mould then finished cutting with the D reamer.
Now you have a real problem! Cut the Al Block into three equal pieces. I know Tom will make it right, I'm not worried about him. A picture is worth a thousand words! If I use a blow tube between shots I get 1. All of our molds are made from brass and at this stage we find it the best material to use when casting bullets. Ed, This project isn't on the front burner, but I am thinking about working with these for the 2009 season. I never thought of sizing them down though good idea! Click on any of the below links to see our selection of rifle bullets in that particular caliber.
Besides, them pesky round things I shoot at seem to get holes in them without using Hollow Points. I have one line extend past the bullet base to form a tail and I wrap the bullet on wax paper and wet the paper with plain water. Unique venting allows consistent and effortless fill out. Not everyone had a lathe in the middle 1800's. I can't drive tacks, but I'm close enough for government work! If they don't work, I am not out a lot of money for something I can no longer use. I keep mine so it will almost swing on its own weight.
It also must help seal the projectile to the barrel either as a solid or a semi-solid under heat and pressure. I do it all the time in the '06,. Don't move it until you're finished clamp the vise in place. I did post phots in another few threads but had to delete some as I had too many and I think the mould photos were casualties. You may choose from these designs, use one of these as a basis and specify modifications, or submit a completely custom drawing either electronically or by regular mail. Anyway, hope this helps, Respectfully, Bill Montana Territory Orville, If I understand correctly, You use 0. DoctorBill Well, great minds think alike! I find that casting with hot alloy and fast pace so hot mould gives good fillout and even with single cavity mould I can cast pretty fast as there is no tapping mould handles to get stubborn boolits out of cavities.
He placed 2nd overall in 2003 and won the Nationals in 2004 using one similar, so I had to try one and I found it works very well. Use the information on this page at your own risk. There is a lot of 'stuff' out there and we're still looking. Send it back to the factory or have it reamed to. Specially formulated for use on brass and aluminium moulds. And if there's excessive freebore, paper patching may lead to frustration.
Barrel clean up is minimal. Not trying to dispute your information, just like more info. The mold and blocks have steel bushing and alignment pins for lasting precision. Precision Brass Bullet Moulds Proudly Made in Australia for Worldwide Distribution! This mould will have the Gas Check shank added. Have adequate ventilation at all times. Going 1,000 ft second makes for a noticeable delay hitting the targets. Model 1867 Swiss Peabody chambered in.
The wt and alloy of the bullet controlls the upset with a given powder charge and then the rifling has to have the correct twist for the bullet. The hunting bullet thread elsewhere on the forum explains dilute lead alloys and heat treatment. You can warm it under hot water, if needed. We forgot to take out the trash in 2012, but 2016 was a charm! If I were to go larger, the ejector pin would be stronger and I could make the pin's end cone shaped for a Hollow Point bullet. Revolvers: The chamber mouth of the cylinder dictates the size of the bullet, not the groove size of the barrel! The single cavity adjustable is the meat of the idea. Thanks, Ed By the way, no home is complete without a mill and lathe in the basement. .