GUN Got stupid lucky v. found stuff behind a garage

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  1. Cannondale

    Cannondale OT Supporter

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    This evening I went over to a friend of mine's house to help do a timing belt on a TDI VW (ugh). I went to go look in the back for some wood for a jack, and came across some lead ingots sitting on the ground. I found the board I needed and went back to my friend and asked him about them. He told me he used to have hundreds of pounds of the stuff, but couldn't remember if he threw it away. I told him if he ever wanted to get rid of it to call me, he told me he had no use for it and if I could haul it away I could have it.

    We both went back there and moved a piece of scrap metal and there was a bucked of lead weights and a ton more ingots. It turns out the guy has about 200-250 lbs of the stuff and it's all mine now. Can you say bullet casting?

    I couldn't be happier right now. :)
     
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    A96HondaAccordCoupeEX Silver Member

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    what are those? pics? Score for you I guess! :o
     
  3. Cannondale

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    I didn't have my camera with me unfortunately.
     
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    fuck bullets. turn them into a designer plate set.
     
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    making your own bullets, now that is badass.

    you cool with shooting non jacketed stuff I guess?
     
  6. Sell it to the Chinese!
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    harsh
     
  9. Cannondale

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    Yeah, I'd like to turn it into some .45 bullets for my single action revolver.
     
  10. 993kgt

    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    have you ever shot raw led bullets larger than .22 ?

    it is NOT pleasant
     
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    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    how is shooting it any different from jacketed rounds other than fouling?
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    puffs of lead smoke? after 3-4 shots, my entire lane was cloudy
     
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    go to a tire shop- they have tons of old tire weights everywhere they'll give you
     
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    Yeah, I shoot a lot of lead .45 colt. I go to an outdoor range, so it's not quite as bad.
     

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