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Elmer Keith 357 sw

Discussion in '"Boolit" Casting' started by osiek, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. osiek

    osiek Distinguished Poster

    1200 158 grain 357sw
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  2. TwangBanger

    TwangBanger Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I have a 4-cavity mold for the Elmer Keith .44 mag bullet, but don't have any handles to fit it.

  3. patchz

    patchz Court Jester

    Beautiful! The only thing I like better is when they're .429/430" and weigh 255-265 grs.
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  4. patchz

    patchz Court Jester

    I had one that's 210 gr, but I don't cast or load anymore.
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  5. osiek

    osiek Distinguished Poster

    Got them all sized and lubed ready to load
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  6. Ellis93

    Ellis93 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Lubed......yuck lol

    Those look great.....what alloy?
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  7. cottonmouth

    cottonmouth Distinguished Poster

    How are you loading them?

  8. 45flattop

    45flattop Distinguished Poster

    Who made the mold you use, RCBS, Lyman, or?
  9. osiek

    osiek Distinguished Poster

    2% tin alloy
    The mold in an old Ideal single cavity
    Sized and lubed with a RCBS lubeamatic with RCBS brand lube
    Used in both 38 special for practice in a S&W model 10 & 19 and Colt trooper III & detective special & 357 magnum loads for hunting in a Marlin lever gun
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  10. SubGunFan

    SubGunFan Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    1200 cast bullets from a single cavity mold....... You were busy for a while.

    They do look GOOD ! ! !

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  11. osiek

    osiek Distinguished Poster

    Retired with plenty of time on my hands LOL
  12. canebreaker

    canebreaker Distinguished Poster

    I have the 6 cav. mold from Lee that takes a gas check. 12 coffee cans full reloaded and not the first check
  13. Beladran

    Beladran Moderator Staff Member

    Few of my fav 38s :)

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    Ones on the left and right are of the same design just 38&44

  14. oO_Rogue_Oo

    oO_Rogue_Oo Distinguished Poster

    I could put those to good use if they are just laying around. :)
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  15. Beladran

    Beladran Moderator Staff Member

    Which ones you wanna try out
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