soft nose

phil82
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soft nose

Postby phil82 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:11 pm

How do I place an order for a soft nose mold?

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Re: soft nose

Postby mtngun » Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:44 am

Sorry, I no longer offer soft nose molds.

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Re: soft nose

Postby Elkins45 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:29 am

I wasn't aware you ever offered them. How did they work? Were they two piece bullets like the Lyman Devistator or did you use a different approach?

Just curious.

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Re: soft nose

Postby mtngun » Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:10 pm

I didn't sell very many as they were difficult to cast.

Let's see if I can find a picture.
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How did they work? Very well on game, but a pain to assemble in the hot mold. So most of the time it would be used as a single cavity mold and the user would only occasionally make a batch of softnose projectiles.

Some softnoses were easier than others to assemble, depending on the length and the shape of the nose. Some of the shorter noses that were mostly ogive just didn't want to sit still in the cavity, they would try to roll around.

On the other hand it was easier than using a hacksaw to saw off a pure lead nose, which is how I used to do it back in the day. :lol:


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