Welcome Levi! Great Idea, pun intended! I just ordered the tool with all the cutters as this tool is exactly where I've been heading with my Alox lubing. I primarily work with gas checked bullets and liquid Alox but casting 20K worth of them a year has caused me to refine my technique quite a bit. My choice is Alox, my bullets are designed for it, because I have not found a bullet lube that survives jacketed bullet velocities and pressures as well. In a nutshell, allow me to describe my bullet lubing technique so you can see how your tool will work for me.
After casting, I snap the gas checks on and spray WD-40 across the bullets in prep to run them through the Lee sizer.
With all the bullets sized and gas checks seated, I then move to lubing. I keep my Alox in a small crock pot, in that pot I'm able to store and reheat the lube for use. The Alox is "cut" with odorless mineral spirits to achieve a consistency that will allow me to lube the bullet with one dip. This method allows the excess lube from the bullets to be returned to the pot for use in the next session.
After lubing the bullets are placed on a cookie sheet to dry. In my conditioned reloading room, this takes about 2 hours.
In the past, I would take the bullets off the cookie sheet and run them back through the Lee sizer to remove the excess wax. Now
, I use the Wax Meister Tool to pick the bullets up off the cookie sheet and place them in containers.
Using the Wax Meister Tool instead of running these bullets back through the Lee sizer is the cat's purr!
- No need to run the bullets through a second pass of the sizer.
- The tool keeps the excess lube on the cookie sheet. Using the sizing die/press put it on my floor.
- Bullets are dropped directly in a container.
- Conservatively, decreases the final step of my technique by a third of the amount of time.