All fine looking bullets!! I was just curious about the number of rejects because I've just started casting this year and I always get "some" but I never know if I'm getting too many. Seems like the more I cast and the bigger the bullet I'm casting the less rejects I get.
Have a good one,
August 20, 2007, 09:47 AM
Wonderful looking stuff. Craftsmanship, not quantity...
I read somewhere that the bigger the diameter of the bullet, the easier it is to cast good bullets. Makes sense, in that the (inevitable) imperfections are fewer, due to fluid dynamics in the bigger mold, and matter less, as they represent a smaller proportion of the bullet. IOW, an very small void in a 45 grain bullet for .22 Hornet would have much more of an effect on accuracy than the same void in one of G98's slugs. Also, because of the small cavity of the .22 mold, lead is more likely to form the voids and other imperfections than it is in the soup-can-sized moulds the big boys use.
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