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liquid graphite for shot???

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  1. jbmOU

    jbmOU Member

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    Would liquid graphite work for shotmaking?
     
  2. Jim101

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    Don't know, Try it and let us all know how it worked.






    Jim
     
  3. jbmOU

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    ttt
     
  4. Gargoyle!

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    I say NO because it will not flow like the powder.
     
  5. phirel

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    First, remember that the primary function of putting graphite on shot is to allow it to pass through sizing screens. This separates the different size shot.

    Many believe that the graphite also reduces shot deformation during the passage of the shot through the barrel. This thought has not been confirmed by testing.

    Home made shot with graphite seems to work just as well as home made shot without graphite.

    Pat Ireland
     
  6. oletymer

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    It will be messy as hell. When you use it the stuff will be all over the reloader. I know of one guy that tried it and his loader was a mess. He went back to powdered.
     
  7. shot410ga

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    Powder graphite on the primer tray and some in the primer tube will make those primers slide into those shells a like silk. Works for me.
     
  8. jbmOU

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    Where can I buy powder graphite?
     
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    jbm

    Your local John Deere tractor dealer has it in about a quart size container. About $4.25 per around here. Will last a long time!

    Danny
     
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    jbmOU: Brownells
     
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