My New Mold

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by steve4102, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
  2. dbach

    dbach Member

    Jul 31, 2011
    Trinity, TX
    Eric does great work I have two of his conversions. A .38 At 145 grains and a .40 at 165 grains. The molds work perfectly. They are LEE molds so mold temperature has to be right. Wrinkles means not hot enough, Frost means too hot. There is a thin line between the two.

  3. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
    What do you your mold with?
  4. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
    I had a chance to cast a few bullets today and test out the new mold.

    Works great. I weighed 10 bullets, the low was 169.2gr and the high was 170.3gr. My Alloy is straight WW. I'm pleased with that weight as I was told they may come in as low as 155gr and was hoping for 165gr +.

  5. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    Those are some pretty bullets! The last time I was out casting, I just could not get the durn things right!
  6. zant

    zant Well-Known Member

    Sep 24, 2009
    Those are nice bullets...I just bought a M&P .44 hollowpoint mold...can't wait to try it out..
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