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Lee Mold UC Shorts

Old 05-20-2012, 07:06 AM
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Default Lee Mold UC Shorts

This morning I decided to cast some of the UC Shorts. That Lee mold has been a little more of a challenge for me. The first time I used it I was getting a lot of rejects and I think that is because things were not hot enough. The second time I think I got the mold too hot. This time I tried to discipline myself into waiting a little bit longer before refilling the mold. The mold seems more tempermental, maybe because it heats up and cools down faster than the cast iron mold. Things went a bit better but I think about 25 percent of them went back in the pot.

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Old 05-20-2012, 08:19 AM
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very nice job. What do your conical bullets weigh? Just curious. And do you size them at all?
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:25 AM
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Dave, I should be getting a scale in the mail this week. I am anxious to see what they weigh and how consistant they are.
I have a .504 sizing die. . I might get another one at .503.
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:16 AM
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Nice looking bullets. Let us know how they shoot.
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