Tell us more...... what weight bullet(s) are you shooting? What profile(s)? What powder(s) and what charge(s)? What primers and cases? What diameter are you sizing your bullets too? What kind of accuracy are you getting at what distance?
They miked out to .358/.359 out of the mold (it's been a few years since I measured them) and I'm just alox lubing them without sizing them. According to my notes, I don't think I ever even fired them over the chrony.
I mainly just use them for plinking and small game and Mrs Willy uses them more than I do. Haven't really sat down and did any range work with them. But I usually hit what I'm aiming at with them.
Not the tumble lube bullet but the RNFP with regular lube grooves. But I use alox on it anyway.
About 10 years ago, I mixed up a couple of big ol' cast iron pots full of scrap lead and poured it into ingots using a muffin tin for an ingot mold. I have no clue what alloy it is, but it's a lot harder than what I'd use for a muzzleloader and I've still got about 100lbs of the ingots left. I have a tendency to "if it looks like lead, it goes in the pot". ;D
I was using 158 gr SWC measuring on top of 6gr Bullseye for .38 and 13.5 gr AA#9 for .357. Both use CCI 500 primers. I just switched to 158 gr RNFP.
The .357 loads pack a pretty good wallop, but I'm thinking of switching to a 180 gr bullet.
Mine are 158gr Laser Cast RNFP on top of 6gr Unique and a std pistol primer.Chrono= pistol-1050fps
rifle(1894c)-1280fps.Very accurate,no leading,and feeds great.Also load a 180gr WFNGC with std
primer and 15gr of Lilgun.Same results as other load but chrono=1750fps.