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Swaging Pellets DIY?

bigHUN

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    Currently shooting slugs at 100 meters paper rings, but sooner or later when my slugs stock exhaust I will re-tune back to pellets (33.9gr) with my .25 Impact.
    My Leshiy2 also have two sizes barrels (.22 and .25), but with this gun I had not much luck with paper rings @ 50 meters. Sorting MRD pellets tired me soo much, the total time spent - me better make my own pellets DIY.
    Can you recommend me some manufacturers with a proven quality? I would be interested in .22 and .25 swaging dies. Looks like an interesting winter project. Canada here, the winter usually last 5-6 months
     
    Corbin's.....
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    Everything is American made, and assembled in Oregon...
    Fit and finish is of the highest quality....
    Die's are hand fitted and diamond polished
     
    Air force just introduced their own swaging system but I have yet to find one outside of the video they showcased it in. I have a Corbin slug swaging kit on order and should have it fairly soon but should mention those things are like a 6 month wait list. There is also a thread on here form last week showing a pellet swage block, Chinese and cost as much as the Corbin kit after you source most all the items yourself to complete the kit, and has a months long wait.

    Here is that thread I mentioned https://www.airgunnation.com/threads/making-your-own-pellets.283996/page-3#post-1290161
     
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    Since The Pellet craze it is keeping them Very, very busy.... So Dave Corbin has told me...
    When he tools up for the next order of Pellet swage dies.. He does make a few sets for the shelf, if it is a common size!!!!
    For instance the FX M3 .22 has impacted his business... So On his site he has .217-2 dies sets in stock!!
    So .217 dies were my second set (.225 is what I got with my kit for my LW poly barrel) it took 3 days to get to my door with the proper size lead wire!!!
    Dave is a Fantastic resource, and the phone all the time.... Willing to answer any question you have...
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    Here is an example of his rebated boat-tail design..
     
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    bigHUN

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      heres another..
      Thor Mold
      High-precision pellets mold manufac
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      Tibi ?
      Anywhere else I can have a closer look for these Thore molds?
      I have no Telegram, no insta and the other one what is called again... FB I have it on the PC only nothing on my cellphone and I think Im gonna shut down that as well ;)
      I am a real cave man, and that feels awesome. ;)
       
      they are beautiful molds..myself considering making my own as well..you can view the instagram site without being a member...but this is how it started for me looking on airgun 101.com site..check this video...https://www.airgun101.com/airtac-hunting/video/hunting-with-home-made-pellets-fx-maverick-compact-fx-impact-m3-700mm-airgun-pest-control.
      all the best(y)
       

      bigHUN

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        they are beautiful molds..myself considering making my own as well..you can view the instagram site without being a member...
        Happen to have any CAD file? I can design it but I don't know the tolerances (yet). I just got the idea yesterday :)
        I need for shooting paper rings only, not hunting.
        In .25 the JSB King Heavy 33.95 gr is OK-ish for 100 meters. But I would need one (most heaviest possible) for .22 have not find any that works well beyond 50 meters.