Powder Coating Cast Boolits!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Colorado CJ, Apr 2, 2013.

  1. Colorado CJ

    Colorado CJ Been here awhile

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    These bullets are sized AFTER they are powder coated, so they are the same size as the regular cast bullets. Being that the coating is more slippery than normal lead, ammo loaded with this coated bullet produces LESS pressure than regular lubed cast bullets.

    People have been able to use higher powder charges and are seeing much higher velocities with less pressure signs than with the regular cast bullets.

    So, there really is nothing to worry about. You should develop your loads starting at least 10% under maximum and work your way up with these coated bullets just like you do with every other bullet. Prudent loading procedures still apply, these aren't magic and should be treated like every other load development.
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  2. jerdog53

    jerdog53 Crop Dusting Everywhere

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    I would like you to post up some photos of the primers on spent rounds loaded near max pressure according to published load data having shot these powder coated slugs.
    So this is just standard commercially available powder coating used on anything by anyone?
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  3. Jonnylotto

    Jonnylotto All out of care

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    Did you try looking around via the link he provided in the OP? :lol3
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    CodeMonkee Geek Adventurer

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  5. Colorado CJ

    Colorado CJ Been here awhile

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    I just got a new mold in for my 9mm. It is an NOE 135gr mold that molds either 128 gr hollow points or 135 gr round flat nose, depending on the inserts.

    Anyway, since I am casting hollow points I could make a jig to coat the whole bullet.

    Works great and the whole bullet is coated. I can do 77 at a time with this jig and my small toaster oven.

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  6. pilot

    pilot Slacker Moderator Super Moderator

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    Link to the mold please?

    I know, I'm lazy. I suppose there is something on it on Cast Boolits.
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  7. Colorado CJ

    Colorado CJ Been here awhile

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    He's out of the 4 bullet mold right now, but here is a link to the 2 bullet version:

    http://noebulletmolds.com/NV/product_info.php?cPath=34&products_id=345

    The 4 bullet hollow point mold sells for $130.00. It is TOTALY worth it though. It cast some NICE bullets.
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  8. pilot

    pilot Slacker Moderator Super Moderator

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    That's an evil link for a mold junky. :cry

    Especially one that rides a KLR.
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