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Got some great balls from work.

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by freakshow10mm, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. freakshow10mm

    freakshow10mm 10mm Advocate

    My employer is switching vendors so I got to take home some left overs from our last vendor.

    I got 14 tin anode balls. Two inches in diameter. One pound each.

    Here's the alloy specs:

    Chemical Analysis

    Tin Sn 99.952%
    Antimony Sb 0.0121%
    Copper Cu 0.0017%
    Lead Pb 0.0195%
    Iron Fe 0.0023%
    Bismuth Bi 0.0016%
    Arsenic As 0.0017%
    Zinc Zn 0.0005%
    Aluminum Al 0.0008%
    Cadmium Cd 0.0001%
    Sulphur S 0.0001%
    Nickel Ni <5 ppm
    Cobalt Co <5 ppm
    Silver Ag <5 ppm

    At WW + 2% Tin, I'll need 700lbs of lead to make a nice alloy. Next stop: scrap yard!

  2. fredj338


    Dec 22, 2004
    Great score! I rarely find things like that but always keep looking.

  3. freakshow10mm

    freakshow10mm 10mm Advocate

    I can probably get more if you want some. I only snagged a few.
  4. Hour13

    Hour13 Tah-dah!

    Aug 21, 2011
    San Antonio, TX
  5. I'd be interested in a few if you can get more, Freak.
  6. freakshow10mm

    freakshow10mm 10mm Advocate

    Probably get some more Friday. How many do you want?
  7. rjrivero


    Apr 23, 2009
    Hell YEAH.....If you're offering, I'm definitely IN! PM me with details please!
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2011