Powder coat vs lube

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Re: Powder coat vs lube

Post by plant.one » Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:44 am

if your lead melted at 400* i suspect that your temp controller in the oven failed and is stuck in the always on position.

lead doesnt melt at 350-400*.
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Re: Powder coat vs lube

Post by blaster » Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:44 am

I recently started casting bullets & powder coating them. easy as pie! I was told to use the Eastwood Ford Blue powder and it works good. I shake them around in a plastic container for about 5 min., dump them on a screen, shake off the excess powder and bake at 300 for 20 min. then I dump them in water. then I size the bullets. I did find that leaving the bullets in the powder too long before shaking them seems to give less coverage. my guess is that the static electricity evens out and doesn't make the powder stick as good. I also bell the case mouths so the bullet starts in very easily.
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