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Linotype Alloy - 5 pounds (4%-Tin, 12%-Antimony, and 84%-Lead)

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SKU:
Linotype
MPN:
548593
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Weight:
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The Linotype alloy consists of 4% tin, 12% antimony and 84% lead; each bar measures approximately 8-3/4" x 1" x 2" and weighs approximately 5 lbs (+/- .25). This very hard alloy was designed to completely fill the molds used in the printing process prior to the development of computerized typesetting in the late 20th century. It is a bit hard for silhouette shooting or hunting bullets, as it tends to shatter when hitting metal plates or heavy bones. It is very good for higher velocity rifle bullets when target shooting. Often used as a basis for blending special alloys that require a higher percentage of antimony. If you have a good local source of pure lead, blend it 1 to 1 with Linotype alloy to produce Hardball alloy. The Brinell Hardness of this Linotype alloy is about 22.

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32 Reviews

  • 5
    Linotype

    Posted by James R Lewis on Jan 15th 2021

    Just started casting bullets , works great melts clean I will buy more.

  • 5
    LINOTYPE ALLOY

    Posted by DR Dale Wittmer on Dec 15th 2020

    THI IS A GOOD PRICE AND A GREAT PRODUCT FOR USE IN FISHING LURE MANUFACTURING. SHIPPED FREE AND FAST. I WILL RECOMMEND TO FRIENDS AND PURCHASE MORE IN THE FUTURE.

  • 5
    Linotype Alloy

    Posted by Benny Ritter on Dec 11th 2020

    This is an ongoing experiment. This alloy sure does cast pretty bullets. We will see how it goes.

  • 5
    works great

    Posted by Daniel Teebken on Oct 18th 2020

    I add this to pure lead and it produces great product.

  • 5
    LINOTYPE ALLOY - 5 POUNDS

    Posted by danny decker on Oct 7th 2020

    the ingots looked good, the price was fair, after ordering received in four business days. will be ordering again.

  • 5
    Linotype Alloy

    Posted by Bobby on Sep 29th 2020

    Received my order very fast my bars were shipped the same day I ordered.

  • 5
    Linotype alloy order

    Posted by Michael Cintron on Sep 19th 2020

    Expedient delivery and superior quality, thank you

  • 5
    linotype

    Posted by george golden on Sep 12th 2020

    great product,i mix this 1 to 1 with pure lead to make hardball for my pistol bullets.

  • 5
    5 bars Lino type

    Posted by Gary tidaback on Aug 30th 2020

    First order shipped later than due date second order received before due date l guess it is the luck of the draw. Both orders were executed very prompt Will order again when my stocks get low. Thank you

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