Weighing casted bullets

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Kenny Wasserburger
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Re: Weighing casted bullets

Post by Kenny Wasserburger » Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:56 pm

I still weigh my bullets, trying to make the best arrows.

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Re: Weighing casted bullets

Post by kenny sd » Mon Mar 28, 2022 4:43 am

Kenny, you sure do have a way with words.....HA.
I like the comment before about how to pour and cause a vibrate in the lead. I do this.
slow pour, right to left, then a big sprue. count to ten to let it harden, then drop on towels carefully.
I did about 100 yesterday, and found .393 the center weight. I use anything up or down a grain. 392 to 395.

the bullet is a BA greaser round nose. for my 40 70 ss.

fun fact. yeah, I watch Young Sheldon
I have been using 1F lately, and it is working. I was using 65 as my go to, but I tried 64 and then 63. very accurate at 100
so....one grain really made a difference.
one 100 yard group was 1 1/4 inches 5 shots. Ken

ps. very tight 'pull back' to the shoulder works.

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