Two excellent resources:
Lyman "Cast Bullet Handbook"
This is a discussion on Scored me some sheet lead. Wanting to cast my own bullets within the Reloading forums, part of the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics category; Ive acquired over 100 lbs of sheet lead. I shoot 357 sig, 40 cal ( both from a g27)and .45acp My family shares a dillon ...
Ive acquired over 100 lbs of sheet lead. I shoot 357 sig, 40 cal ( both from a g27)and .45acp
My family shares a dillon 650 reloader and I've loaded some .45 swc bullets for my Kimber, but I'd like to start casting my own. Where is a good place for info and the tools needed.
I'm aware I need to make an alloy to have more antimony and tin for hardness, especially with sheet lead. But how much and where to obtain it is the crux
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Cast Boolits....everything you want to know....try some 8% silver tin bearing solder...(92 tin/8 silver) for 95/5