made some lube today

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made some lube today

Postby carload9 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:49 pm

Made some "recluse " tumble lube today off Castboolits forum.

johnson paste wax
ordorless mineral spirits


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Postby daboone » Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:01 pm

Ben's T/L Liquid Lube is good stuff as well. Simple, easy and it works on handgun loads.

60% Alox
40% liquid Johnson's One Step No Buff Wax.


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Postby Blademaker » Mon Dec 28, 2015 1:58 am

I started using alox when I first started casting, other than pan lubed black powder lube. I didn't like the goop that built up in the seating die or the appearance of the bullets.(I was putting way too much on as well) So I went to a star sizer, two actually, one for smokeless and one for black powder lube.

Anyway, I tried a few with the 45-45-10 and will be doing more for sure. I don't think I'll retire my sizer, but for most rounds I think I'll be tumble lubing again. Love how it makes the bullets turn out, hate having to wait for them to dry. I haven't done any accuracy testing, but just plinking showed promise.

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