CharlieBrassStuffer

HP Test Tube – The mix – the cast – the PC
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HP Test Tube – The mix – the cast – the PC

This is the last of the preliminary work to be done prior to ‘Test 2’, ‘T-2’ I am kinda ‘winging’ my way through, trying to establish the methods we will use in the future so we don’t have to go through all this in future tests. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served […]
HP Test Tube Series _ Moulds we will use
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HP Test Tube Series _ Moulds we will use

This is the last piece of the puzzle to come together, selecting the moulds to start out with… Don’t be alarmed if you don’t see something you wanted here, there’s a lot of ground to cover and a lot of different styles of HP moulds to use in the future test. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, […]
Preparing for the HP Test Tube Series
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Preparing for the HP Test Tube Series

Getting all my stock updated with their Brinell Hardness re-tested and think I may have discovered a ‘free’ source of Tin we may have been overlooking. Part of these test will be using lead that most of us casters have on hand, using lead that is cheap and readily available to us. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS […]
HP Test Tube T-1 first test
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HP Test Tube T-1 first test

A random test of a couple HP’s I had in stock. A practice run to get the testing and documentation down, also to try running the Chrony in front of the Test Tube for accurate speeds of each HP tested. The video is on the long side but there’s information I discuss here that is […]
HP Test Tube  Plan C   ‘Done Deal’
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HP Test Tube Plan C ‘Done Deal’

The final fill and actual first test of a cast HP. It’s been a fun build…this summer we will see a lot of this test tube jig and also see some very interesting discoveries about casting and loading various Hollow Point Cast Projectiles. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US […]
LEE BHN testing gets UPGRADED
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LEE BHN testing gets UPGRADED

A NEW PRODUCT available @TheReloadersNetwork.com in the store. This will revolutionize the way you handle the 20X power measuring scope…save time and frustration making delicate dimple measurements. My hat is off to James…’Loads Of Bacon‘ for his design, engineering and printing of this amazing ‘Measuring Scope Stand’. Thanks for watching, be kind to your neighbors […]
Head up your butt Syndrome
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Head up your butt Syndrome

“Oh…the trials of everyday life in an ole’Farts shop . . . ” And of course, a good old’school remedy! CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power […]
GRANNY the Green Machine
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GRANNY the Green Machine

Showing all the set up details as I change the FWC profile from 148 gr. button top to a 160 gr. FWC by H.A. Nott & change powder weight …showing her run from all the angles…having a nice afternoon Dancing with Granny again. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US […]
Brass Catcher ‘Done Deal’
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Brass Catcher ‘Done Deal’

Last installment on this build…in short…it works great! CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before retirement. Drive a black Chevy 4×4 and […]
Brass Catcher ‘the Sewist’
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Brass Catcher ‘the Sewist’

Well, us ole’ Redneck Engineers have to learn to do it all…even the sewing. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before retirement. […]
Brass Catcher Test 2
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Brass Catcher Test 2

Well, they always say…”proof is in the puddin”…I think we have the proof right here with this second test…it’s a winner. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & […]
Brass Catcher Test 1
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Brass Catcher Test 1

With the netting hanging down straight…let’s see where the brass will go. Can I add an actual catcher and keep the brass off the ground? Can I make it simple and quick to set up also…take a look and we’ll figure this bugger out… CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the […]
Brass Catcher –  Dilemma
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Brass Catcher – Dilemma

I’m getting ready for another season of shooting but have to replace the net in the brass catcher, it’s a couple years old and BabyGirl has given it a fit too. I got a new idea from Joe Leadslinger and Grmps last year and thought I might give this a try. Give me your 2¢ […]
Lock Down Practice
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Lock Down Practice

Keeping ourselves busy during Lock Down . . . honing a perishable skill. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before retirement. Drive […]
Kydex Cheek Riser Build   Part 1
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Kydex Cheek Riser Build Part 1

Here I build a 4 piece mould to shape the top of the cheek riser. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before […]
Mail Call – Game Changer
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Mail Call – Game Changer

My friend Harry, from the 'Backyard Inventor' channel, has sent me a mould that will revolutionize the way I cast and test those castings for hardness. A simple modification to a Lee 2 cavity mould that will take all the laborious work from measuring Brinnel Hardness.
Gnat turds on front sight…?
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Gnat turds on front sight…?

Ok...PorchDogs...MrRevolverGuy has set up a .22 Challenge for this spring...let's get out in force, warm them barrels up and turn in a best effort...let's make this a fun challenge! Don't forget to bring your Gamesmanship to the porch...we are going to give that old Marine a run for his money Boys!
JugBustin 45 Colt SAA
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JugBustin 45 Colt SAA

Using the Lyman 452423 Keith Hollow Point, 234 grains, 8BHN with 8.6 grains of Unique inside a Starline case primed with a CCI-LPP. This’ll get’er done boys! It exited the jug at 440FPS and came close to a 1 inch mushroom. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, […]
2 Pots & 3 Moulds
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2 Pots & 3 Moulds

In this casting video I wanted to throw in something I’ve never attempted before. Trying to handle 3 single cavity moulds in one casting session and 2 of them Hollow Point moulds, but there’s a caveat to that…two different blends of lead in the pots, one an 11BHN general purpose pistol fodder lead, and the […]
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FIRST TIME EVER

This is the first time, to my knowledge…that a Chronograph has ever been used to clock the speed of a cast Hollow Point ‘EXITING’ a jug of water after expansion. The projectile entered the jug at 908 Feet Per Second and exited at 450 FPS. Now that may not seem significant to many of you […]