Frontloaders, molds, and less stress
Trying some Trail Boss loads using round balls and sabots for a small game load. It seems to have plenty of power for taking small game.
In this video, the Idahoan tries loading a muzzleloading rifle with three balls stacked on top of each other but separated with leather patches.
I previously cast up some round balls to load into my .44 Magnum, .44 Special, .45 Colt, .45 Auto, .357 Magnum, .38 Special, 9mm, and .380. Now it's time to get them powder coated. I also load the initial test loads of .44 Special with Unique and Trail Boss.
I am casting 000 buck, which are .360" round balls, for loading in both shotgun and my revolvers. The mold is from Sharp Shooter USA.
JT Bullet Moulds’ .670 Round Ball Mould Today I’d like to discuss a round ball mold I purchased from a small, independent manufacturer called JT Bullet Moulds. The owner, Jeff Tanner, is located in England and produces these from solid brass. What makes Jeff’s molds unique though, is that they’re essentially made to order in […]
I am casting round balls for loading in my revolvers. I purchased these single ball brass molds from Jeff Tanner at ballmoulds.com I'm looking forward to loading these to shoot in .44 Special, .44 Magnum, and .45 Colt as both single ball and duplex loads.
All firing was done at 100 Yards due to range rule restrictions. I would classify this loading to be a good game getter at 50-60 yards for deer sized game. It definitely hits with authority though, even at 100 yards.
I’m not endorsing this loading of Longshot powder, or the construction of the completed round. All loading should be derived from the loading manuals available. ThorsaxeMy Channel is geared for the Hobbyist Handloader, Reloader or Bullet caster.
This is a chat while casting up the pumpkin ball Lee projectiles. Like in my other videos, this too comes with a disclaimer that these are for my use and I assume all risk. Don’t try this at home. You can purchase this Lee Round Ball Mold here: https://amzn.to/2KFU7DP Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the […]
A while back I wanted to see what the lightest bullet I could load in my 300 blk would be. I worked my way all the way down to a round ball load. Someone asked me if I was worried about a baffle strike with the round ball–I asked them, ” what do you think […]