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PC'ed bullets for the Mosin
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:22 am    Post subject: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

Cast up a bunch of Accurate 215 gr. FN bullets for the Mosin rifle a few week ago and PC'ed, sized and gas check them last week.

The Accurate 215 gr. FN is designed to fit the throat of my 91/30 and mainly to be used as a hunting bullet.

Accurate 215 gr. FN Clear Gloss PC Gator copper check
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:18 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

PC = Polycoated?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:25 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

English Mike wrote:
PC = Polycoated?

Thats correct,here is the product www.eastwood.com/hotco...clear.html
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:57 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

interesting looking lube groove on the fourth from bottom middle of box...almost looks like groove is not quite lined up between your two halves of mold???
wonder if they would stabalize in the x39mm case???

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:49 am    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

“Elvis” wrote:
interesting looking lube groove on the fourth from bottom middle of box...almost looks like groove is not quite lined up between your two halves of mold???

It does look l8ke the two halves of the mould were not correctly aligned mate, but what it’s actually just the way the bullet is laying underneath the bullet in question. Makes it look like a dodgy casting.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:44 am    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

aha you got good eyes mate...its the one behind almost lined up.....

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:35 am    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

I had to look really close to see what you guys were talking about. I'm pretty particular about my bullets and culling any defective ones before sizing and applying gas checks as needed. I was thinking how could I have missed one that was cast that bad.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:28 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

beautiful bullets, mate!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:40 am    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

Having been back and read through this thread again, then had another look at the Eastwood website, I am confused about the coating.

How do you apply the coating? How do you bake the coating onto the bullets?

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:04 am    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
Having been back and read through this thread again, then had another look at the Eastwood website, I am confused about the coating.

How do you apply the coating? How do you bake the coating onto the bullets?

Vince

I will answer all your questions with pictures and descriptions when I get home from work tonight as it's time for me to hit the road an head off to work.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:49 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

res45 wrote:
Vince wrote:
Having been back and read through this thread again, then had another look at the Eastwood website, I am confused about the coating.

How do you apply the coating? How do you bake the coating onto the bullets?

Vince

I will answer all your questions with pictures and descriptions when I get home from work tonight as it's time for me to hit the road an head off to work.

Ronnie

Thanks mate. Have an enjoyable day at work mate. I know that’s oxymoronic, but it’s better than hating your job.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:39 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

Well, evidently I can't post quite a few of my pics on this site for some reason. So if you go here castboolits.gunloads.c...ts/page121 post #2406 you can see how I do things.

Sorry about that.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:21 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

res45 wrote:
Well, evidently I can't post quite a few of my pics on this site for some reason. So if you go here castboolits.gunloads.c...ts/page121 post #2406 you can see how I do things.

Sorry about that.

Thanks mate...I may just have a go at PC on some cast bullets and see how it turns out.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:10 pm    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

Five shot load test with the above bullet I shot today with 34.0 grs. of H 4895. It's a keeper but I can go higher with the charge weight. Next time out I will take the chrono out and get some reading.



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:30 am    Post subject: Re: PC'ed bullets for the Mosin Reply with quote

you got to be happy with that.....

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