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Just some Thangs!
« on: April 15, 2016, 06:30:37 PM »
Ain't really looking fer a discussion of the merits, nor the pros and cons, just wanting to chunk these up so I can find 'em (dang toolbar so crowded can't find anything anymore).

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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2016, 06:00:20 PM »
Cast Boolits Archives (Please Join the “Cast Boolits” forum if interested in more than one title)!

Bullet Casting Basics


Slugging the Bore - How and Why
Getting Started  - Things to know as you start out
How to cast bullets
Where to find Lead
Attention to Detail
So you cant afford a Lubesizer? (Pan Lubing)
Record Keeping (1)
Record Keeping (2)

Cast Bullet Articles

Bullet diameter enlargement (Beagling)
Bumping up a bullet
Casting Hollow Point and Hollow Base Bullets
Hollow Base Bullets
Gas Checked PB Bullets
Speed Casting
Paper Patches for Cast Boolits
Is Your Nose Too Big
Making Gas Checks

Lube Articles
Pan Lubing - a piece of Cake
How To Lube - Size on a Budget
 
Sizing Articles
Sizing with the 310 Tool
Nose First Sizing
How to Hone a Size Die
Choosing a Sizer

Misc. Articles
Slugging the Bore
Making Bullet Molds
Kinetic Pullers
Using a Lee hardness tester
Fluxes for casting alloy
Dillon RL 550B Repair
Use of Kapok in Reduced Loads
Ed's Red Bore Cleaner

Classic Works (Large download – Please download and save to conserve bandwidth)

Hatcher's Notebook    -  Julian S. Hatcher
Complete Guide to handloading  - Philip B. Sharpe

Handloaders Manual - Earl Naramore
The Sporting Rifle and its projectiles   - James Forsyth
Why not Load Your Own?  -  Townsend Whelen

Advanced Gunsmithing -  W.F. Vickery
The Modern Gunsmith Volume 1 -  James Virgil Howe
The Modern Gunsmith Volume 2 - James Virgil Howe
Rifle Ammunition, notes on the Manufacturers Connected (1859)
Rifled Ordnance - Lynall Thomas (1858)
The American Rifle - Townsend Whelen
Modern Rifle Shooting from the American standpoint - WG Hudson
How I became a crack shot  -  W. Milton Farrow
Machine Guns - Julian S. Hatcher
United States Rifle Caliber .30, Model of 1903
Manual for rifle Practice - George Wood Wingate

Suggestions to Military Riflemen -  Townsend Whelen

The bullets flight from Powder to Target -  FW Mann

NRA Cast bullets by Harrison
NRA Cast bullets Supplement 1NRA
Illustrated Reloading Handbook 1959

Gun Cabinets Racks, Cases & Pistol Boxes
Sighting in Rifles and Shotguns

Modifying and Fixing Moulds
Beagling - Temporary enlargement of the Cavities
Leementing - Fixing Lee Molds by buckshot
Fixing Lee 2 cavity Molds by MTWeatherMan
Lapping a Mold
How to Hone a mold
Mould Maintenance by Beagle
Leementing the 6 Cavity Molds
Modifying Molds
Lyman Mold Tune Ups
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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2016, 01:58:36 AM »
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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2016, 02:16:41 AM »
Wow-ee.  Someone's been busy.  Thanks for the archive.

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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2016, 01:46:22 PM »
Once again, good job Fogey and thanks.
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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2016, 08:25:06 AM »
DIY Vacuum Press Designs

7 decent diy vacuum press plans (http://www.joewoodworker.com/veneering/downloads.htm)

Vacuum Press design guidelines (why you need one, what kind and how big, etc...)(http://www.veneersupplies.com/pages/DIY__Vacuum__Press.html)

DIY Vacuum Forming Machine Plans - Commercial ($65) - (http://www.build-stuff.com/plans/proto-form-vacuum-forming-build-plans/)

Easy DIY Vacumm Former (http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Vacuum-Former/)

Large DIY Vacuum Forming Machine (http://makezine.com/2011/09/08/how-to-large-homemade-vacuum-forming-machine/)



DIY Bullet Moulds


Bullet Mold Design Assistance (http://leeprecision.com/cgi-data/instruct/MoldDesignAssistance.pdf)

Making Multi-Cavity Bullet Molds (http://www.castpics.net/subsite2/HowTo/MakingBulletMolds.pdf)

6 Cavity Blank Bullet Mold (http://leeprecision.com/blank-for-custom-six-cavity-mold.html)



Off-The Shelf Custom Bullet Molds

Huntingtons "Special Bullet Moulds"  (http://www.huntingtons.com/ref_bulletmould.pdf)
         also has good specialized info here on other subjects related to bullet casting

NEI Handtools Bullet Mould Catalog (http://www.neihandtools.com/catalog.html)

Accurate Bullet Molds (http://www.accuratemolds.com/catalog.php?page=12) (Opens to 45 Bullets)

NOE Bullet Molds (http://www.noebulletmoulds.com/NV/) Has large selection multi-cavity, hollow-point, etc... molds!

MountainMolds (http://www.mountainmolds.com/) True custom design bullet mold manufacturer!
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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2016, 02:02:44 PM »
Made a sticky. Thanks, OF! {L*
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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2016, 02:56:52 PM »
Is Fogey a resource, or what?  Good call on “sticky status” for this valuable material. 
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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2016, 06:24:33 PM »
Custom 'Cowboy' Cast Bullet Merchants

1858 Forum – DD4Lifeusmc                .454 round ball                                         $9  per hundred
    (PM through forum for all                 .451 round ball                                         $9 per hundred
list of items proffered for sale!)             .45-195 conicals                                      $12 per 100 
                                                         .54 caliber Sharps ring tail                         30  for $8
   Personally bought 200 of his             .45-200                                                    200 ct  $16
      .45-195's. Good bullets!                 .440 rb                                                    $12 per 100


Whyte Leather        Wide selection of “Big Lube” bullets

Chey-Cast Bullets   Decent selection of .38, .44 & .45 cast black powder bullets.

Desperado Cowboy Bullets    Decent but limited selection of bullets for most bp pistols. Also carries selection for bp rifles.

SPG BPCR Bullet Lube   Specifically designed lubes for bp powder bullets – drop in fit for Lyman & RCBS lubrisizers or available by brick or tin. Good selection of books for reloading bp cartridges

Big Iron Bullets If you have a bp firearm, you're probably already familiar with Big Iron Bullets
(has bullets for almost everything with bp), but if not check them out!

Dardas Cast Bullets     Has multiple designs for almost any caliber – does cater more to 'paper
punchers' than hunters.

White Muzzleloading      Just threw this one in 'cause I didn't want to be the only poor sod left
slack-jawed and drooling at the sight of some truly impressive muzzleloading arms (like the one below,) fer sale!



Magnus Bullets   Decent selection of cast bullets for 45-70 bp cartridge reloaders!

American Civil War Bullets, Cartridges and Projectiles Just thought this was a neat site full of neat jpg's of actual civil war bullets, cartridges and projectiles! 'Nuff buff's that this was a easy site to include!

DIY PID for Lee Pro 4 - 20   DIY Programable 'Computer-controlled' Automatic Temperature Controller for yer
Lee Pro 4 - 20 smelting pot. You bought the best pot Lee makes, why not spend a little time instead of money to insure you get the best results from it?

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Re: Just some Thangs!
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2016, 09:36:09 AM »
The following links are posted on the Self-Defense Legal Fund (a "pre-paid" 2nd Amendment legal defense insurance group) website (good folks, thinking I'll git they're coverage when I can 'ford it)!


Basic Instructions (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/1001-Basic-Instructions.pdf)

Civil War Weapons and Equipment (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Civil-War-Weapons.pdf)

Remington Army and Navy Revolvers from 1861 to 1868 (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Army-Navy.pdf)

The American Shotgun (1910 Ed.) (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/A-Shotgun.pdf)

The Active Shooter Response Training Manual (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Active-Shooter-Response.pdf)

Active Shooter – Events and Response (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Active-Shooter-Response.pdf)

Chemical Analysis of Firearms, Ammunition, and Gunshot residue (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Analysis.pdf)

Armed for Personal Defense (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Armed-defense.pdf)

Arrest-Proof Yourself (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Arrest.pdf)

Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Ballistics.pdf)

Unarmed Combat Course (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Combat-UnArmed.pdf)

Elastic Band Tools/Weapons (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Elastic-Weapons-Tools.pdf)

FBI Advanced Rifle Training (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/FBI-Advanced-Rifle-Training.pdf)

Far Beyond Defensive Tactics (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Far-Beyond-Defensive-Tactics.pdf)

Firearms (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Firearms-1.pdf)

How to Build Flash/Stun Grenades (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Flash.pdf)

Gatling – The Man and the Gun (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Gatling-The-Man-The-Gun.pdf)

Home Made (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Home-Made.pdf)

Home Security (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Home-Security.pdf)

Illegal Guns (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Illegal-Guns.pdf)

Secrets of Street Survival, Israeli Style (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Israeli-Street-Fighting.pdf)

KGB – Alpha Team Training Manual (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/KGB-Training-Manual-English.pdf)

Kobudo Manual (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Kobudo-Manual.pdf)

Gun Digest Standard Catalog of Luger (2006) (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Luger.pdf)

Myths About Gun Control (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Myths-About-Gun-Control.pdf)

Nazi Firearms Laws and the Disarming of the German Jews (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/NAZI-Firearms-Law-and-The-Disarming-of-The-German-Jews..pdf)

Standard Catalog of Remington Firearms (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Remington.pdf)

The Repeating Rifle (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Repeating.pdf)

The Ruger 1022 Exotic Weapons System (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Ruger-Exotic.pdf)

The Standard Catalog of Ruger Firearms (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Ruger.pdf)

Survival Medicine (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Survival-Medicine.pdf)

The Abuse of Police Authority (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/The-Abuse-of-Police-Authority.pdf)

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/The-Right-To-Keep-And-Bear-Arms.pdf)

Trauma And Gunshot Wounds (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Trauma-and-Gun-Shot-Wounds.pdf)

Verbal Defense (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Verbal-Defense.pdf)

Gunshot Wounds (http://selfdefensefund.com/wp-content/uploads/Wounds.pdf)


This one ain't affiliated with anyone that I knowt' of (just didn't want to search fer it no more)!

Small Caliber (.32 RF, .38 RF, & .41 RF) Rimfire Reloading Kits (http://hlebooks.com/32rfkit/prices.htm)
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