_The_Shadow· Ret. Fireman
Thanks for the part numbers.cigarman454, they do pretty good for not being a jacketed bullet. This particular mould is obsolete, I don't know why Lyman quit producing it seeing how 40 and 10mm flurish today.
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Mould # 401638
Mould Part # 2650638
Top Punch # 638
Top Punch Part # 27867XX
I had bid on one on "Evil Bay" only to be outbid, this one was offered by a member of one ("new old stock") of the forums I hang out on for a very reasonable price. I was a very happy camper.
It can be done, but it is a nasty job. The acid should be recovered/recycled (added cost possibly) at the very least it could be neutralized as you mentioned but you still have a product to properly dispose of, besides the batteries are better for trade in value when purchasing new batteries. Then chopping apart the plastic cases and seperating the grids from the other junk is very messy, then smelting the stuff down to reduce it to useable metal requires heavy fluxing, skiming off the debris which needs to be properly disposed also.Can you somehow get the lead out of car batteries and maybe clean and neutralize the acid with some baking powder?