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how do i make ball amo?

Post questions and info about pneumatic (compressed gas) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about valves, pipe types, compressors, alternate gas setups, and anything else relevant.
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Unread postAuthor: Gippeto » Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:59 pm

Commonly referred to as "drop shot" for obvious reasons. :wink:

It is fairly round, but not "perfectly" round. Probably good enough for a basic spuddy though.

Hornady makes round ball by swaging (I believe "O" buck and larger). This produces truly spherical ammunition.

Why do you want ball ammo anyway? A simple slug mould could be drilled into a piece of flat bar.

Not fancy, but far easier than round ball. 8)

@ Mark, cope and drag are the two mould halves. Sprue and parting line are the other terms. :)
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:19 pm

cabela's has .50 cal lead molds for about $20. i have one, but havent used it yet. im sure it would work with .5'' pipe.

edit- type in "lee bullet mold".
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