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10 Gauge Round Ball
Old 05-16-2012, 08:37 PM
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Default 10 Gauge Round Ball

As promised, here are some pictures and specs on the 10 gauge cast RB.

Here's one with an 8mm cast bullet for size comparison.

They weigh on average, 615 grains. Because of the mold not closing well they are larger than the nominal .760" that they are supposed to be. ONE of them, (might have been the first good one), was able to go down the right barrel - barely. I will roll them around between a pair of steel plates and see if I can get them a bit rounder.

Here are a few photos of the area on my bench around my pot. For some reason, the camera didn't want to take a picture of the ceiling or the cabinets.

Here is the genuinely primiitive mold.

There are lead 'splashings' about 6' in all directions around the pot.


PS - Here's the story behind the pictures of the bench: http://thehunterslife.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16343

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