Beginning Casting Discussion on Equipment

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Reloader-7sixtwo
Reloader-7sixtwo

Bullet casting is on of my hobbies along with reloading and shooting them that I enjoy doing on my leisure time when I’m not working for the man. Back in the day casting was basically a heat source, a pot, some brand of mold and a ladle with lots of trial an error till you learned how all those worked together to cast a good bullet, there was no internet or forums to ask questions all you had was a book or manual to guide you and your own knowledge gained over time. After a time you became very familiar… Read more »

nodakjohns
nodakjohns

Lee does have good equipment. And affordable. It will get us ( i have only had 3 casting sessions before i tore a tendon in my thumb this year) started inexpensively . I built a pid before casting one bullet. I also went with an electric hot plate to preheat my molds. I had some success from the start but i feel these two things were instrumental in achieving that. (Along with casting videos and books of course)