Casting pot...need a new one

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Casting pot...need a new one

Post by lablover on Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:17 pm

wish I had a older rcbs pro melt but none to be found.  The new pro melt2 not available yet.  Lyman mag25 gets soso reviews.  Any other options out there?  Right now got my trusty Lee 4-20 but she’s getting tired.

Anyone got a old rcbs collecting dust?  Any good reviews on the mag 25

Thanks gents

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Post by bruce martindale on Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:50 pm

I have a Lyman mag 20 with few hours on it but surface rust on thepot rim . It's under $100. Pm for more info 
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Post by lablover on Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:54 pm

bruce martindale wrote:I have a Lyman mag 20 with few hours on it but surface rust on thepot rim . It's under $100. Pm for more info 
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Re: Casting pot...need a new one

Post by fpk on Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:57 pm

I love my Lynam Mag 25. Works beautifully. Only complaint is that the guide for the molds is narrow for Lee and MP molds, but that is a nit since they just sit on top and pour just fine. Overall as cheap or cheaper than building a PID and booger'ing up a Lee pot. 

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Post by zanemoseley on Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:20 pm

Lee pot works fine for me once you get used to the quirks.

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Post by lablover on Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:33 pm

zanemoseley wrote:Lee pot works fine for me once you get used to the quirks.
Oh I agree, I just feel the need for a upgrade

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Post by bruce martindale on Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:51 pm

It's nice to have 20# at temperature...you can run a good while. I don't let it run to empty in order to keep the nozzle clean.

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Re: Casting pot...need a new one

Post by SMBeyer on Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:51 pm

I think you can buy just the 40# pot that is on the Master Caster from Magma

http://www.magmaengineering.com/masterpot/
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Re: Casting pot...need a new one

Post by teg2658 on Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:58 am

I have a RCBS promelt that RCBS rebuilt that has been used once or twice since and just sitting for years, I had bought a Magma Master Caster. I no longer cast, the Promelt is all I have left of my casting equipment.
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Re: Casting pot...need a new one

Post by lablover on Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:22 pm

teg2658 wrote:I have a RCBS promelt that RCBS rebuilt that has been used once or twice since and just sitting for years, I had bought a Magma Master Caster. I no longer cast, the Promelt is all I have left of my casting equipment.
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