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Cast Bullets for the 50GI

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Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:37 pm


  • I have been designing several cast bullet molds for the 50GI. They range in weight from 255gr to 500gr (the 500gr are for the DI 50GI AR15 I run suppressed and so not work in the handguns) here are a couple that I hope to start load development on. The molds were cut by Tom at Accurate molds, I have loaded a few for function testing ans all ran fine in my Glock conversions. The first two are what I would class as upper weight for the handguns. The first one is accurate molds # 50-369D, as cast with my wheelweights/ tin lead weigh 365gr after being HI-Tek coated. The second is the same mold that I sent to Erik at hollow point molds and he converted to HP and did a great job. These were cast out of the same ww/tin lead so I do not expect this batch to expand but I think when I cast them out of pure lead they should expand (325gr).
    [url http://www.accuratemolds.com/bullet_det ... 369D-D.png[/url]
    The next bullets are accurate molds # 50-350V (360gr)
    http://www.accuratemolds.com/bullet_detail.php?bullet=50-350V-D.png with my lead and HI-Tek coated.
    50-400V (405gr) with my lead and HI-Tek coated.
    http://www.accuratemolds.com/bullet_detail.php?bullet=50-400V-D.png
    I also have a lighter mold accurate molds #255V but I do not have any cast yet but hope to get some done in the next couple of weeks.
    http://www.accuratemolds.com/bullet_detail.php?bullet=50-255V-D.png
    I will post updates as soon as I get a chance to complete loading and testing. :mrgreen:
    50GIAR15
     
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Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:09 pm


  • These would certainly be a good alternative to the standard 50GI bullets and could help reduce the cost of range time.

    Can't wait to see the results.
    Only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you,
    Jesus Christ and the American GI.
    One died for your soul; the other for your freedom..
    rjinaz85308
     
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Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:16 am


  • Here is a pic of the cast HP bullets, the black hy-tek coated bullet is ww+2% tin and weighs 325gr. The as cast is soft lead and is 335gr. Going to start load development and hope to shoot some in a couple of weeks.
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    50GIAR15
     
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Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:11 am


  • I thought at one time I saw a listing on the GI site offering lead bullets styled after the H&G #68 but can't remember the weight. When I went back to buy some I couldn't find them again...was I just imagining this??? :shock:
    ursus405
     
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