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    Default Bullet Swaging

    Stumbled across this site and was fairly intrigued. Making your own bullets out of lead/copper wire and with all the choices/options given on the site, it seems pretty cool (and you could get lost in a lifetime of this, I'm sure). Even taking spent .22lr cases and making .224 diameter slugs for an AR! Anyone doing this or seen it done?

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    google cast boolits and go to their swaging section for a lot of discussions on that. It looks like a good thing to get into except for the price of the dies and the special swaging press.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hunt_ak View Post
    Stumbled across this site and was fairly intrigued. Making your own bullets out of lead/copper wire and with all the choices/options given on the site, it seems pretty cool (and you could get lost in a lifetime of this, I'm sure). Even taking spent .22lr cases and making .224 diameter slugs for an AR! Anyone doing this or seen it done?
    Corbin has been around a long time, and their gear is good. Years ago they made the claim that you could use a Rockchucker for making their 22 bullets if I recall, and tried a set of borrowed dies to do it on my own. They left out a word: You could BARELY use a Rockchucker. Folks I know today making bullets using Corbin's press have no complaints at all.

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    Q: Anyone know just how accurate are bullets made from 22 rimfire cases? And, does the brass jacket cause problems with fouling?


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    I don't know. I'd ask some guy from Idaho named Speer how his worked out.

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