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Just wondering if anyone knows the lead/tin content of wheel weights. Interested in making shot out of them. I have heard that they are 94% lead and 6% tin like magnum shot and I have also heard that they contain more than 6% tin. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks. Mark
 

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Most wheel weights are 3.5% antimony (Sb), and 1% tin (Sn). Apretty good start if you're making cast bullets, but not really the best thing to make shot out of. All shot manufacturers (Remington, West Coast, etc.) require that the alloy contain no tin or <.001%
 

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I shot a lot of shot made out of wheel weights with a littleton shot maker it did not hurt the barrel of the gun or my scores. this was 15 plus years ago.
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Gene:
Its about time somebody woke em up. Anybody should know a clay bird doesn't know the difference between if it has Antimony or not, besides, who cares.
Ellen
 
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