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kdbarker

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A great resource if you are thinking about getting into bullet casting and a great read if you just want to know more about casting!

"From Ingot to Target: A Cast Bullet Guide for Handgunners
A joint effort by Glen E. Fryxell and Robert L. Applegate
Foreword by John Taffin"

"Glen Fryxell is a chemist by trade and a bullet caster by choice. He knows more about casting bullets than anyone else I know. Rob Applegate is both an excellent gunsmith as well as a maker of custom bullet moulds. Put the two of them together, and virtually every aspect of cast bullets is covered in what comes the closest to ever being called "The Complete Book of Cast Bullets." Only their modesty prevents them from using this title and instead of going with "From Ingot to Target: A Cast Bullet Guide for Handgunners."

"If you have never cast a bullet but are planning to start, read this book first. Keep it at hand, and refer to it often. If you are an experienced bullet caster, stop; do not cast another bullet until you have read this book. You might be surprised at how much you have to learn."

 
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Thanks Keith.  I've helped my father and uncle cast bullets since I was a kid (and even have most of Dad's old equipment) but never ventured into those waters on my own.  This will be an educational read that I look forward to.
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Great book, definately a good source of knowledge. Another good source is the cast boolit forum, a bunch of boolit casters there willing to share knowledge on casting, lubing, to include powder coating, and shooting.  But be warned, it's a hobby all unto itself...
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I'm starting to get ready to cast. I have a few molds. Have a Lee casting furnace and some lead. Even have a Lee sizing die set for larger boolits. Haha
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