WANTED .315 Ball Mold

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  1. Apr 29, 2019 #1

    Bassdog1

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    Looking for a .315 Ball mold would like complete mold with handles
     
  2. Apr 29, 2019 #2

    ADK Bigfoot

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    I have been looking for over a year, and could find one. Pedersoli has a single cavity mold, but it is not in stock anywhere I can find. It must be ordered from Italy.

    I just commissioned a gang mold for .315 round balls, and expect it next week. If it turns out to be a good mold, I will list the particulars here. It cost $100.

    ADK Bigfoot
     
  3. Apr 29, 2019 #3

    EC121

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    Tanner can make any size mold you want($35) and Track sells the handles($15)., but the gang mold might be a better way to go. Tanner doesn't have a sprue cutter. Not a big deal for the bigger sizes, but it could be a pain on the smaller ones.
     
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    IIRC, Jeff Tanner passed away.
     
  5. Apr 29, 2019 #5

    SmokepoleSam

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    He did but his son is still making molds.
     
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    Bassdog1

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    Appreciate the info guys. Bigfoot let me know how it turns out I am definitely interested.
     
  7. May 19, 2019 #7

    ADK Bigfoot

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    I just received my .315 round ball gang mold today. It looks good, feels solid. I will try to cast in a couple of days and will share the results. Stand by.
     
  8. May 20, 2019 #8

    ADK Bigfoot

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    The mold required extensive warm-up, and still only produced 50% filled out cavities. After my initial casting trial, this mold is producing .305-310 round balls; not what I needed or expected.

    I have contacted the maker and will let you know the result. I have not named the maker here; if the issues are resolved positively, I will share his contact information.

    ADK Bigfoot
     
  9. May 20, 2019 #9

    QuinnTheEskimo

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    The old T/C molds for their .32’s were .315. They do turn up on eBay from time to time. That’s where I got this one.
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  10. May 28, 2019 #10

    chuck-ia

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    Still looking? I think I have one, not sure about the handles though. May have a maxi ball mold too. chuck
     
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    chuck-ia

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    I also have handles, (just looked) the mold does not say .315, just 32 cal. pretty sure is a Thompson center mold from years ago. the balls I have in a drawer with the mold measure .315. I also found the .32 maxi ball mold. Both in very good condition.
     
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    FishDFly

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    If you find 2, I would like one.

    I know one person who I will check with next week. He has a lot of old inventory.
     
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    FishDFly

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    If you cannot find one here, you might see who is going to Friendship in June and have them get you one.
     
  14. May 31, 2019 #14

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    chuck I am very interested in the round ball mold if you will text me a price 765-860-9546 that’s the fastest way to reach me have been real busy this week helping with storm cleanup from Memorial Day
     

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