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There have been dozens of articles written by far more experienced and accomplished shooters than me that contain a wealth of information about casting bullets.
The three Classic Compendiums offered by The Single Shot Exchange contain many wonderful articles that have appeared in print dating as far back as the late 1800s.
And finally, lets assume that you already use a quality mould, such as a readily available commercial mould from Lyman, RCBS, NEI or others, or a custom mould made to your specifications.
Learning from Others For those of you just starting to cast your own bullets, a word of advice: find a patient, kind-hearted veteran BPCRS shooter who is willing to help you get started.
These books cover virtually all aspects of the casting process including choosing alloys, fluxing, mould selection, mould maintenance, and much more.
Think of a factory with a conveyor belt moving a product from one workstation to next.Some of the best books that I have found about casting are two by Paul Matthews entitled Cast Bullets for the Black Powder Cartridge Rifle and Casting Premium Bullets for the Black Powder Cartridge Rifle.