All those bullets in our little rimfire cases how are they made? Just the lead bullets are they poured in molds a thousand at a time or stamped out? How is it done? However its done it must be a quick process to keep up with demand. Thanks in advance .DT
They are cut from extruded lead wire then formed under pressure.
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Costco should sell bullets in those bins, like walnuts. Or you could buy two five gallon buckets of bullets, shrink-wrapped together.
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22 bullets are also heel based which, excuse if you already know, means that the base is smaller than the .223" diameter and the case is crimped into this base. I understand that this method was used for all cartridges (at lease pistol) until a Russian cartridge came along with the bullet fully seated in the brass. I am curious as to the origin and the accuracy of the influence of the Russian cartridge. I think it was for the Nagant revolver that had a camming action on the cylinder and part of the cartridge case extended from the cylinder and into the forcing cone. The bullets are seated flush to the case mouth. Hows that for random thought and getting off track? Am I penalized three threads or something?