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Author Topic: Linotype for casting  (Read 2667 times)
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« on: March 11, 2017, 03:26:02 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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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2017, 05:11:38 AM »

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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