Saving a Mould

  • Last Post 27 January 2021
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askari posted this 27 January 2021

Long-time caster and lurker, joining discussion for the first time with a mould question. 

I have an Accurate one-cavity iron mould for a .30 cal rifle bullet with a long nose.  Unfortunately, my instructions to the mould-maker were flawed, and the nose diameter is .010 undersize, so (obviously) the nose cannot ride the rifle lands.  Aside from my hand drill and some valve grinding compound, is there a reasonably precise and inexpensive way of increasing the nose diameter of this mould?


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David Reiss CBA Membership Director posted this 27 January 2021

Send it back to Tom and have him open it up. That way it is accurately done with no chance of screwing-it-up. I don't think he will charge you to correct the error. 

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JimmyDee posted this 27 January 2021

.010 is a lot to try to remove.

Send it back to Tom and have him open it up.

Ditto that.  Undersized is readily handled.



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