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Powdercoating Lead Bullets
Posted by: carmwes54
Date: April 23, 2013 09:54PM
Anyone else heard of, or tried this? Using a Harbor Freight or Craftsman powdercoating machine. Approx $58.00 Slicker than lubed lead or copper jackets. Will not lead the barrel.
More info at; (bullet casting-reloading-boolitlube-powdercoating boolits).

Re: Powdercoating Lead Bullets
Posted by: Barman54
Date: April 26, 2013 05:14PM
The finished product looks pretty sharp.

W/O going to the site first, is this Moly ?

I used to "Moly" coat my jacketed bullets, but I had more GI loaded, and it got to be a pain going between naked a coated bullets.
Moly was easier to get your Zero back after cleaning, but it did not prolong your barrel, and your throat will still wear the same, in your rifle.


Re: Powdercoating Lead Bullets
Posted by: carmwes54
Date: May 07, 2013 09:30AM
The Author in the article never mentioned using Moly. I've used Moly, but "store Bought". This was I think the powdered pigment he was using.
I still rely on Gas Checks, or FMJ.

Re: Powdercoating Lead Bullets
Posted by: huntnman
Date: February 10, 2016 11:16PM
I have been doing this for a couple years. No need for a machine I just use a Cool whip bowl,Airsoft BBs Harbor-freight RED powder. shake and swirl, as cast clean bullets. (yellow, black does not work well with this method) Also need nonstick alum foil or parchment paper and a small convection oven.(small toaster oven with a built in fan) I size with Lee push through sizers. You do not need any lube. Most indoor ranges that do not allow lead bullets will allow powder coated lead.Many positive to this method, some have found they don't need gas checks or they can use a softer lead alloy.
This method works well for me !!! BUT !!!! I do not try to push any lead bullets super fast, I've found no need to punish myself and or equipment. Greg<huntnman

Re: Powdercoating Lead Bullets
Posted by: Guvner
Date: February 10, 2016 11:30PM
Left you a message today. Call me when you get a chance...


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Re: Powder coating Lead Bullets
Posted by: huntnman
Date: December 27, 2017 08:05PM
Any new` interest in powder coating, I have been powder coating several years, have almost quit using my lube sizer.

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