Did I make to much?

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by frosty, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    Mar 4, 2003
    Texas
    Since I had Spring Break off I decided to put to use my molds and spare time. So I made 5,500 230grn bullets for my 1911's.

    Each box holds 1,000 230 grn round nose bullets.
    I cast them from $32.00 worth of wheel weights.
    The box off to the far left holds only 534 bullets.
    The white box lower left holds 250, 255grn bullets in .45 colt.

    I still have 67lbs of wheel weights left over.
    Do I like to cast? Yes,....yes I do. I have a lot of fun doing it. I listened to Marty Robbins and the Kingston Trio while I was casting. I can't wait till the summer!!!!!!!!!;)
     

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  2. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    Mar 4, 2003
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    Here is a close up of the new .45's ready and waiting.
     

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  3. Silencer

    Silencer Well-Known Member

    I'm beginning to drool at the idea of all the targets those bullets will help bring down. Great, now I need a napkin.
     
  4. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Texas
    See you have been a busy little beaver, Frosty! You going to harden all those now? :D :D :D :D
     
  5. Xracer

    Xracer *TFF Admin Staff Mediator*

    OK.....so now put on some more records and size and lube 'em all! :D
     
  6. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    Mar 4, 2003
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    Well, you see I have sold them all for $200 as they are unsized and unlubed. I went to a gunshow back in February and took some of my bullets I had cast. I showed them to a vendor at a booth who sells reloading stuff. I was just looking to see if he had a lube/sizer for sale and he asked how much I wanted for a thousand of them. I told him I had to think about it and so I talked it over with my wife and we came to $30 for a thousand. When I went back the next day he just offered me $40 for a thousand before I had a chance to tell him my asking price. Well I was happy, He was happy and so I made them up and he will lube and size them.

    I have my own stash anyway of 2,000 I made up for myself. Yes I will size and lube them. I enjoy this kind of stuff.
     
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  7. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Moderator Supporting Member

    Never too many! Got you a business started now. Before you know it, the EPA/OSHA, etc will be coming to visit.:D :D :D
     
  8. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Texas
  9. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    Mar 4, 2003
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  10. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Texas
    Dat's ONE! :D :D :D :D

    Too bad. I had some nice 300 gr Gas Checked .452's layin around that sure would like that 45 Colt Blackhawk! Sorta makes ya a believer in developing your wrists! :D :D :D :eek:
     
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  11. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    Mar 4, 2003
    Texas
    UNCLE!........UNCLE!.............UNCLE!

    O.k.......:) What is your cut?

    My (big mean wife is getting on my butt) she is only 5 feet tall but she is in charge, (she thinks). ha ha ha.
     
  12. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    Mar 4, 2003
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    I will send you some Rick but I don't know if they are up to your standards.

    The bullets (230 grn) are all tumble lube.
    The 255 grn stuff has 2 lube rings, I don't have a lube/sizer yet.
     
  13. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Texas
    Frosty, I'm kidding. I have more than enough to last for a couple years. Just funnin with ya. Glad to see you having fun. :D :D
     
  14. frosty

    frosty New Member

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    Mar 4, 2003
    Texas
    Had me going there Plano!:p :p :p

    I still want to send you some to get a good eye on my stuff to see if it is up to snuff. When I send the book back I will send some along.

    Stay well my friend.
    Patrick
     
  15. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    Frosty, you CANNOT cast too many bullets. If you have more than you need, you just melt them down for ingots. :D

    Pops
     
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