Author Topic: Linotype for casting  (Read 3032 times)

greymas

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Linotype for casting
« on: March 11, 2017, 09:26:02 AM »
I have a bunch of range scrap of mostly .22 soft lead which I melt down into ingots. I'm looking for a source of Linotype to add to increase the hardness. I found RotoMetals which ships free for orders over $99. Does anyone have experience with this company or know of any local sources for Linotype or other alloys to add to my lead to increase hardness?   

Just Bill

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Re: Linotype for casting
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2017, 12:11:38 PM »
American Gunsmithing Institute(AGI) has a reloading course that goes into detail on casting bullets and the makeup of your lead.  You might want to look into that. 

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