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New cast bullet book pdf by Glen Fryxell

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by bds, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. bds

    bds Well-Known Member

    For those interested in lead bullets, here is a great new resource:

    From Ingot to Target: A Cast Bullet Guide for Handgunners
    A New full length cast bullet book by Glen E. Fryxell and Robert L. Applegate
    Foreword by John Taffin

    pdf link - http://www.lasc.us/Fryxell_Book_textonly2.pdf

    1. Introduction: A Brief History of Bullet Casting
    2. Bullet Casting 101
    3. Alloy Selection and Metallurgy
    4. Fluxing the Melt
    5. Cast Bullet Lubrication
    6. Throat and Groove Dimensions
    7. Leading
    8. Idle Musings of a Greybeard Caster
    9. Moulds and Mould Design
    10. Gas-checked vs. Plain-based Bullets
    11. The Wadcutter
    12. The Keith SWC
    13. Casting Hollow Point Bullets
    14. Making Cast HP moulds
    15. Hunting with Cast Bullets
    16. A Few of our favorites
    Appendix A: How old is your mould?
  2. bds

    bds Well-Known Member

    I especially like Chapter 7 that covers leading from definition, cause, prevention and removal. Here's an excerpt:

  3. Hondo 60

    Hondo 60 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the link!
  4. Seedtick

    Seedtick Well-Known Member

    Thanks bds! This looks like it will be a good read.


  5. mike.h

    mike.h Well-Known Member

    thanks, always looking for more info
  6. bds

    bds Well-Known Member

    FYI, the Los Angeles Silhouette Club website hosts many other pdfs and articles for casters/reloaders/shooters/hunters:

    Index to all the articles/authors and handloading pages - http://www.lasc.us/ArticleIndex.htm

    Cast Bullets For Beginner And Expert (complete book by Joe Brennan with over 180 contributors) - http://www.lasc.us/IndexBrennan.htm

    Glen Fryxell's articles - http://www.lasc.us/ArticlesFryxell.htm

    Thompson/Center accuracy articles of Mike Bellm - http://www.lasc.us/ArticlesBellm.htm

    IHMSA articles by Todd Spotti - http://www.lasc.us/IHMSANewsArticles.htm

    Jim Taylor's articles - http://www.lasc.us/ArticlesTaylorLeverguns.htm
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011

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