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Title: homemade pellets
Post by: 1377x on August 04, 2013, 05:28:57 PM
i have a .25 beeman mould that doesnt make pellet making easy
this pellet making device looks like it would be easier to use
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V01rDRaR2XI#]Homemade Airgun Pellets[/url]
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: bgmcgee on August 04, 2013, 06:08:19 PM
Interesting gadget but looks like a lot of work and time for 1 pellet.
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: Trophyhunter49 on August 04, 2013, 07:28:37 PM
Interesting gadget but looks like a lot of work and time for 1 pellet.
X2
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: two_zero on August 04, 2013, 11:02:27 PM
Interesting guns but looks like a lot of work and time for 1 air pistol. :D


but yes, I doubt one can compete with the ones for sale. but if someone wants to do it for the sake of doing it, or shooting their own pellets or something.. why not? ^^
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: 1377x on August 05, 2013, 06:59:48 AM
i chose to go the make your own pellet route with my .25 disco.
it is not an easy task. keeping the right temp on it is the hard part.
the device in the video looks easier than the mould i am using.
if there is ever a pellet shortage i have nothing to worry about. there are wheel weights fishing line weights ,lead everywhere
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: brz-ryder † on August 07, 2013, 07:46:47 AM
IMO you should not use wheel weights for making pellets when i made my own .375 balls for my .36 cal navy colt black powder pistol was told not to use wheel weights they are not pure lead and can damage the gun

Jim
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: 1377x on August 08, 2013, 07:51:30 PM
yeah
wheel weights are more for shtf situations when a 2289 bugout kit will be a reality
there will be plenty out there
mysilf i use pellets out of the pellet trap for casting. i dont use the crosman pellets though they are some kind of alloy. beeman,jsb,rws i have seperated by brand. the jsb's make some nice bullets
there is a sight that tells how much of each matreial should be used for casting pellets using wheel weight and another lead object. that info is on my other hard drive
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: BDS on August 08, 2013, 08:53:49 PM
Lead + Tin + Antimony and about 650 deg F, maybe a little flux to get the Antimony melted in. High % lead are the softest, the tin and antimony harden it up based on % added and also bring a shine or surface finish that's more pleasing. And, ya gotta keep the impurities skimmed off during the "cook".

Wheel weights and some other common items like sinkers have already got the mix melted into e'm.
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: Michael_S. on August 08, 2013, 09:53:25 PM
Where are the pictures of your Homemade bullets (Pellets)

My homemade pellets can you see in the link .. http://mikel-sadro.jimdo.com/pellet-maker/ (http://mikel-sadro.jimdo.com/pellet-maker/)
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: 1377x on August 09, 2013, 01:02:05 AM
Where are the pictures of your Homemade bullets (Pellets)

My homemade pellets can you see in the link .. http://mikel-sadro.jimdo.com/pellet-maker/ (http://mikel-sadro.jimdo.com/pellet-maker/)

thats your pellet video?
if so
what is the weight of a .25 pellet/bullet?
how long does it take to make a pellet?

i have a beeman pellet mould, there is a thread here on the forum
never got around to testing the pellets i made they are way to light and will go supersonic
the 2 on the left are beeman mould(homemade) 30gn .25, the middle is a lee bullet mold(.25) 52gn before sizing,50gn after sizing and on the right a 29gn cap-n-ball bullet .22. the thing to the left of the beeman mould pellets is a .25 sizer maker ???
(http://i613.photobucket.com/albums/tt211/edf73/airguns/1dac8e9f-d091-485c-a4f8-b4a0df0a720a_zps1caee7a3.jpg) (http://s613.photobucket.com/user/edf73/media/airguns/1dac8e9f-d091-485c-a4f8-b4a0df0a720a_zps1caee7a3.jpg.html)
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: Michael_S. on August 09, 2013, 07:05:50 AM
thats your pellet video?
if so
what is the weight of a .25 pellet/bullet?
how long does it take to make a pellet?


This is not my video.
You can find information about the video and the .25 pellets on its side.  http://airgunpelletmaker.weebly.com/ (http://airgunpelletmaker.weebly.com/)


I have made ​​my own Pellet Maker and I can make  5 - 10 pellets in a minute.
Title: Re: homemade pellets
Post by: 1377x on August 09, 2013, 07:17:43 PM
This is not my video.
You can find information about the video and the .25 pellets on its side.  http://airgunpelletmaker.weebly.com/ (http://airgunpelletmaker.weebly.com/)


I have made ​​my own Pellet Maker and I can make  5 - 10 pellets in a minute.
i would like to see it