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Old 04-07-2016, 04:29 PM   #1
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This would be good for the Preppers...perfect tool for their "bug- out bag. I never knew this could even be done.
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Whether it can be reliably done or not, we should look back to our original bug-outers. Like Daniel Boone. Your rifle came with a bullet mold. The Pennsylvania Rifle, or whatever name you want to call it. A friggin 22 isn't a bug-out gun. Zombies can catch the bullets in their hands and throw them back. I'll bet Daniel Boone pasted a lot of Zombies with his American rifle, the black powder he crushed up in his mortar and pestle, and his campfire-casted bullets.
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I have never done it but I do have a bullet mold for my '44's. Still need caps and powder though.

Mr Boone had a flintlock, I ain't that tough yet.

On the plus side wheel weights melt down for decent bullets and are very available.
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ok now this is for a .22, you can still buy a box of 500 for $20-25. That's pretty cheap for how much ammo you get. I think you would be spending too much time with casting, measuring, cleaning loading than what its worth. Have you ever shot a .22 with a semi or fully automatic trigger? those aren't the shells you want to me making yourself. lets say for a 10 round clip on a semi automatic rifle lasts about 4 seconds and you spent how many hours making those 10 rounds? seems pretty pointless and more like something you'd never use. Seems like too much work for little reward.
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