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June 13, 2017, 08:25:33 PM

I have looked high and low for a good condition, reasonably priced original Winchester 44WCF bullet mold for about 3 years now.   A few months ago Scooby put me onto one in an auction that I bid on.  I thought I put in a good bid but my bid was quickly passed up and I was outbid by over $100.   
Last Friday I posted a bid on Ebay on a fairly nice mold that I figured would sell above my max bid but I went ahead anyway.   Much to my surprise there was only one other bid and I won the mold for $51. Now I'm glad I didn't give in and pay over $200 for one.
I now have a matched set of Winchester Loading tools in 44WCF.   The mold drops a nice 200 grain bullet that measures .4285, now it's time to make up some cartridges and see how they shoot.

mazo kid:
June 14, 2017, 05:59:46 PM

Way to go Mike! That is a decent mold at a good price! As you know, that mold is sized to cast a bullet that is set up for the tong tool and Winchester rifles. I love to load with mine and I know Scooby does too.

June 14, 2017, 08:43:02 PM

Yep Mazo,  I've loaded quite a few now with the tong tool but now it's going to be even better using the old mold too.   I enjoy these old tools as much as you and Scooby do.

mazo kid:
June 14, 2017, 09:31:17 PM

I've had about 100 primed 44-40 brass in loading blocks now for a while. I don't know what I am waiting for!

June 14, 2017, 09:34:29 PM

I don't know either.   I have the same in .45 Colt but haven't touched them for a couple months.

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