A while back, Mike Treen sent me a batch of his cast bullets to try - some very nicely cast Lyman 3118! This bullet is typically used in .32-20, and Mike suggested I try them in 300 AAC Blackout. I've finally done something with a portion of the bullets...
Further evaluation the pointy Lyman 311413 cast bullet in 7.65x53 Argentine Mauser, fired at 25 yards from two additional rifles - my 1891 Argentine Long Rifle, and everyone's favorite Argentine Mauser - Dirty Tina.
Testing reloaded aluminum .45 ACP cases in the freezing rain on New Year's Day 2021.
The first trip to the range with my 1891 Argentine Engineer Carbine with a pitted bore.
Small defects in the case head surface, and even the headstamp itself, can affect comparator measurements.
Another round of testing the Lyman 311413 in the 1891 Argentine Engineer Carbine - this time with increased powder charges.
Last Fall, the powder coated plain base NOE 314-162-FN cast bullet showed promise in my 1891 Argentine Cavalry Carbine. I prepared more bullets to try in the 1891 Argentine Engineer Carbine, along with a small batch of powder coated Lyman 311291 cast bullets.
Taking apart an 1891 Argentine Cavalry Carbine for cleaning and parts replacement.
Testing Shooters World Buffalo Rifle with cast bullets in 7.65 Argentine Mauser.
Trying out the Lyman 3118 cast bullets that Mike Treen sent to me in the 1891 Argentine Engineer Carbine.
The first time out with the 1891 Argentine Cavalry Carbine - comparing the NOE 314-155-FN in lubrisized and power coated forms.