Which data do i use when my specific bullet is not listed. Basics of reloading cast lead bullets the high road. We offer a wide variety of gas checked and plain base cast bullet designs which will meet and exceed the most demanding requirements. Starline brass, berrys ammo boxes, shooters choice gun care products, professionals choice cleaning. The results are comfortable recoil and a clean burn. Lees manual had a pretty good chapter on casting and loading lead, the lyman cast bullet manual is much more extensive. Shot shell reloading press 5 conversion kit 3 shot shell reloading accessories 4 modern reloading book 2 parts. With our load data you can search by caliber, bullet weight, powder, powder manufacturer or a combination of all four. These are near maximum loads, you should use 10% less to start. Sized bullets are captured in the special container. We have all manner of melting pots, sizing lube and gas checks. If you cannot find your particular bullet in the reload data there is good news. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids. Bullet sizing kit 27 breech lock bullet sizing kit 65 ingot mold 1 lead hardness tester 1 buckshot molds 3 lead ladle 1 bullet mold handles 1 bullet lube 1 blank molds 2 shot shell reloading.
We have the best products from your favorite brands like hodgdon, hornady, winchester, rcbs, lee, redding, lyman, and nossler. This data is from the renowned lee reloading manual. Lee modern reloading book is one of the most comprehensive load data manuals, 692 pages written by richard lee, printed in 2011. Stateline bullets is the premier provider and manufacturer of cast lead bullets and reloading supplies. Its showing a 35gr lead plain bullet at up to 4400 fps which is insane. Lead reloading bullets for sale lead bullets for reloading. The problem with reloading manuals is they all seem to provide the same basic information about the same bullets. I got my lead melter, my 9mm tl356124 grain 2r mould, a tl358158 gr 2r 38357 mould.
Lee australia modern reloading second edition 2017 revised. Shooters are always looking at available references for their reloading library. The bullet barn has been steadily growing over the years. Aluminum molds heat up and cool down faster than iron or steel molds and good bullets can usually be produced only after a. Hodgdon powder company provides reloading data that covers most bullets available today. A lead core bullet will swage down in a tight bore, but dont ever try shooting an oversize steel core bullet. We also offer exclusive leadhead original bullet designs. Stateline bullets specializing in cast bullets for reloading. The lyman cast bullet handbook mentions specific cast bullets by manufacturer name including some lee bullets. Lee modern reloading book is one of the most comprehensive load data manuals, written by richard lee. No matter how knowledgeable you are, you will find new and interesting information in this book.
The lee precision web site features a company history section, an order form, and a searchable database of dealers near you. In any case, it doesnt look like that kind of resource is out there at all. Lee s manual had a pretty good chapter on casting and loading lead, the lyman cast bullet manual is much more extensive. Help with cast loads for a 3855 rifle and where can i get 220 grain jacketed hornady bullets. Our hard lead cast bullets for pistols and rifles are made of the highest quality foundry alloy and are triple hand sorted to guarantee you the best reloading bullets and shooting supplies the market has to offer, all at competitive prices. Buy lead reloading bullets here at midsouth prices from great brands like hornady, magnus, and speer bullets. Lee modern reloading second edition 2019 revised reloading manual. With our load data you can search by caliber, bullet weight, powder, powder. Molds and mold handles from lee and lyman are a specialty among reloaders and we carry many popular pistol, rifle and muzzle loader varieties and some rather obscure calibers. Jacketed bullets i use the bullet manufactures load data if i. Apr 11, 20 shooters are always looking at available references for their reloading library.
I am getting into casting bullets for my 9mm, 38 special, 357 magnum. This 38 cal 125 gr rnfp bullet is a great all around cast lead bullet for both revolvers and rifles. Underwhelmed by lyman cast bullet handbook 4th edition. Five best reloading books every ammunition reloader needs. New, easy way to precisely measure both strength and hardness of cast bullets. Both are old enough to be missing the miraculous innovation of coated lead bullets. I have 380 92 115gr lead cast bullet and 9 mm 115 lead cast,45 cast down the line. Early trials were with a variant of the 37125t intended for the 9x18 makarov, my having ordered the bullet with its diameter reduced to. Lee 2cavity bullet molds are a great choice for reloaders looking for a quality mold at an affordable price. I would prefer to read cast bullet advice from more than one source. As reloading books go its ok, as casting books go it has more information i believe than any other book ive read so far. Most bullets from lee molds can be used as cast without sizing. Every other reloading manual shows just a little over 2,000 fps for lead bullets and those are with gas checks. Precision reloading is your onestop resource for shotshell and metallic reloading supplies and equipment.
Load data for a heavier bullet will be safe for a lighter bullet. What i mean by that is there is never a variety of bullet weights or loading recommendations outside the norms. Underwhelmed by lyman cast bullet handbook 4th edition the. The cast loads for calibers ill be using are just reprints of whats in lyman 49. For best results, bullet strength must be matched to. I was hoping for something more like the lee manual, just with better descriptionselection of bullet types, not just weights. The lyman cast bullet handbook has data for the lee 102gr and two lyman 120gr. While lee doesnt provide details of what lead bullet, they do list 11 or 12 different lead bullet weights for. Whether its single action, or food for the 4570, we have the lead bullet to fit your reloading needs. Hey folks, i am also on the search for the best bullet casting reference book out there. Filter by manufacturer brownells 12 burgess bullets 1 colorado bullet inc. Lee precision gunsmith and reloading tools are the perfect way for shooters to reload their old bullet casings. Here is an earlier thread asking a similar quetion that may prove useful to your needs.
Nice articles by mike venturino, but hes the author of almost all of the articles pertaining to cast bullet shooting. For best results, bullet strength must be matched to breech pressure. Aluminum molds heat up and cool down faster than iron or steel molds and good bullets can usually be produced only after a few casts. Bullet casting supplies lead casting for reloading. Weve expanded our product line in hopes of providing a onestop shopping solution for reloading and cowboy action enthusiasts. Jacketed lead core bullets come in a variety of configurations. So snayparskayas load is below the minimum charge listed for a 150 gr bullet 47. They all have self centering automatic core pins for the fastest possible molding.
See more ideas about lead bullets, reloading supplies and bullet. The starting to a midrange powder charge will be a safe load. We also carry a wide range of shooting and hunting supplies and accessories. Lee precision modern reloading 2nd edition new format. Our hard alloy combined with the most efficient bullet lube available enhances accuracy and minimizes barrel fouling. Looking for suggestions as to what brindall hardness people shoot and recomend.
Bullet and brass reloading supplies us reloading supply. Lee precision modern reloading 2nd edition new format hardcover 2003. This includes wellknown high quality items, such as. Jacketed hollow points and jacketed flat points of the same weight use the same data.
Is there a book of books for lead bullet casting that is recognized in our camps as the industry standard. Since lead free bullets are becoming popular, the barnes reloading book should be on your reloading bookshelf. However, because there are so many bullet shapes, styles, and construction configurations we cannot create data for every single one. The manual just says 124 gr lead bullet, and typically provides much fewer loads than for jacketed, often with obscure powders. Aug 08, 2019 the bullet barn has been steadily growing over the years. For basic reloading, there is the abcs of reloading. Hard cast lead bullets all of our superior cast bullets scb are hard cast using a tough, timeproven alloy. Midsouth offers many equipment options for lead bullet casting supplies. On top of that, some of the powders and molds are not being sold any longer. Finding your lee bullet loading data in the lyman cast bullet.
Modern reloading manual 2nd edition by richard lee by lee. Love the combination and wouldnt want to change a thing with this load. For example, in 9mm, lee makes a 102gr and 120gr mold, but provides zero data for these lead bullet weights in the lee manual. We busily cast up a scad of lee cast bullets, but yoda of coolness wants to know how much the lyman cast bullet handbook can help us with loading data for lee cast bullets. Titan reloading offers rifle and pistol bullets in many popular calibers like accura, acme, jacketed and clearance bullets. Lee precision the innovative leader in reloading equipment. Ammunition reloading for the shooter, hunter and the reloader. I was looking at the lyman cast bullet handbook, but a few folks said that it was ed in the 1980s and has had about 10 revisions.
Who has the best lead bullet casting book out there. They have been making copper and brass bullets for some years and have a good reputation. The lee precision web site features a company history section, an order form, and a. Lee precision, the nations number one manufacturer of reloading equipment for over 50 years presents its full inventory of quality products.
I was hoping for more, especially for rcbs and lee cast bullet loads. The second edition of the lee modern reloading manual is a summary of a lifetime of experience. Finding your lee bullet loading data in the lyman cast. In addition to chronicling data for lymans entire line of rifle and pistol moulds, the new 4th edition cast bullet handbook is the first with data for selected moulds from other manufacturers where those bullet designs or weights would be of interest to case bullet experimenters. All of the loads you see have been provided directly from the powder companies as lee believes they provide the best data. We busily cast up a scad of lee cast bullets, but yoda of coolness wants to know how much the lyman cast bullet handbook can help us with. Jun 10, 2017 we busily cast up a scad of lee cast bullets, but yoda of coolness wants to know how much the lyman cast bullet handbook can help us with loading data for lee cast bullets. For shotshell reloading, there is the lyman shotshell reloading handbook. Standard 78x14 threads fit any single stage reloading press. We provide data in enough variations in most calibers to give you a safe alternative. Lee machines their mold blocks from aluminum making them rust resistant.90 814 678 1670 1173 1534 1402 1082 576 310 763 908 912 207 393 707 1656 195 1269 733 519 766 1119 1117 159 1598 623 1346 89 1013 573 1409 1390 1193 449 520 1437 1086 149 1171 1346 1302