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Old 04-11-2009, 12:24 AM
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Anyone shoot cast in an AR ? Reccomendations for mold ? For loads ?

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Old 04-11-2009, 03:14 AM
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Short answer is don't even try it or you'll regret your decision.
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Old 04-11-2009, 03:31 AM
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There are a lot of discussions on this on the Cast Boolits website. I tried it with my Dad as a boy, in an AR that did not have a forward assist, and chamber fouling was a real problem. Jacketed bullet availability would have to be a lot worse before I would get back into that.

If you have a more recent barrel with a more rapid twist, you may have some interesting problems.
http://www.castpics.net/
http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?t=42469
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Here's another thread of a guy doing it http://tinyurl.com/cvyfge
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cast in AR

I converted mine to piston driven system and shoot what ever I was to
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I use an rcbs mold that cast 61g at .225 and use ww that are water drenched then powder coat the boolits
and load the with 20.5 gr. of BLC2 and they work great in my single shot H&R 223
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