Do It Hot Pot 2 | Electric Melting Pot for Lead | Melts Lead Ingots Quickly | 4 Pound Capacity | Lead Melting Pot for Fishing Weight Molds & Bullet Casting Molds | Made in The USA

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Do It Hot Pot 2 | Electric Melting Pot for Lead | Melts Lead Ingots Quickly | 4 Pound Capacity | Lead Melting Pot for Fishing Weight Molds & Bullet Casting Molds | Made in The USA

Do It Hot Pot 2 | Electric Melting Pot for Lead | Melts Lead Ingots Quickly | 4 Pound Capacity | Lead Melting Pot for Fishing Weight Molds & Bullet Casting Molds | Made in The USA

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Make sure the door to the workspace is wide open, and also open window if possible to create an atmosphere-purging through-draft. If possible set up an old vent-axia extractor to take the fumes away from the working area. In addition to wearing suitable clothing that covers your arms and legs always wear protective glasses when working with lead. Also, never eat or drink when handling lead, and always wash your hands thoroughly. Basic equipment In case you’re wondering, it’s maximum heating capabilities. The answer is it can go up to two thousand Fahrenheit. We would say it’s a fantastic choice for home casting and mixing, but it’s not up to the mark for the industrial level. Remember that it is not a self-heating pot, and you’ll need an extra burner for heating it. Pros First, put the Lee melting pot on a wooden table and, wearing gloves, carefully put it upside down. Take a small wire part brush and start cleaning till the residue gets clean.

Before we begin, it cannot be stated strongly enough that safety must come first at all times. Lead in its molten form can be a nasty substance. As well as being toxic and giving off noxious fumes from the contaminants attached to particularly old lead, it also has the potential to cannon out of the melting pot and all over the place, especially if damp lead is added at the molten stage. Surface or trapped moisture and molten lead are an explosive mixture and there is a real risk of serious injury if care is not taken. Pour a fine stream of lead directly into the cavity gate. Do not flood the sprue or fail to pour directly into the gate. Melting metal traditionally with a burner can be time-consuming. Although it has benefits of its own, not everyone might prefer it. So, Do-It Molds Hot Pot-2 is a great affordable option as an electric melting pot. Moreover, it is an improved version of Pot 1. When the leads have cooled trim off the excess sprue where the lead has been poured in with side-cutters and you’re ready to put the grip wires in. The finished article is then ready to fish with. Once you’ve mastered pouring lead weights it’s an easy step to move onto casting pirks or leadheads from more specialized moulds. When it comes to heating, different metals need different heating. Lead doesn’t melt below this temperature. But if you want a multi-purpose pot, then you can Lee Production Pot IV. As it provides 900 F heats, you can melt Zinc, Cadmium & Bismuth. But for this purpose, a melting pot with 621 °F capacity is good enough. Industrial casting uses electricity or boilers to cast any metal fast. But for bullet casting, users tend to use burners or some switch to electric casting pots.Not many brands offer insulated tongs, but Rcbs makes an exception. It has the capability of fast reloading. Rcbs Iron pot is excellent for melting any metal and will not break before time. Additionally, the pot is 4 inches on the top; the bottom length is three and a half inches at the bottom. For depth, we can say it’s two and a quarter inches. China (People’s Republic other than the Special Administrative Regions) (arms embargo and transit control) Get some scrap lead, and the cleaner the better. A friendly plumber or scrap yard are the best sources for sheet lead, which is safer and cleaner to use than piping. A cast iron cauldron is best for melting lead in, although an aluminium saucepan will suffice. Car boot sales can turn up some excellent inexpensive melting pots. Electric crucibles are also available to melt the lead, but the ones with the pouring spouts are not recommended for casting anything larger than 1oz. Firstly, the capacity of a lead melting pot is a thing to consider. Industrial casting and regular home pots are different in measurement. These are mainly for other quantities; additionally, if you make your ammunition, then 7 to 9 lbs should do. But for recycling, you can go for 5 kg at max. However, if users need bulk melting, then Cast Master Lead Melting Furnace GG 5000 is a good option. Almost every pot we reviewed here has a high capacity from 4 to 11 lbs.

We get asked very often by people that are new to reloading, what equipment they require to start with. Lead exposure can cause permanent brain damage in children and unborn fetuses. Avoid working with lead if you’re pregnant or nursing. The six lead melting pots we mentioned here are best by their qualities. But as for our opinion, Lee Lead Melting Pot 90949 and Cast Master Lead Melting Furnace GG 5000m stands out among the rest. Beginners who are new to casting & melting can start with this lead melting hot pot. Moreover, it’s an updated version of the previous one. Hot pot 2 melts lead and pours it very smartly. As it runs from the electricity, you don’t need an additional burner. If for some reason parcels are required to be redirected then an additional charge might be levied (where applicable). Also if goods are refused or not called for a charge might also be incurred. This list is not a full and exhaustive list and other reasons may apply.


There’s a four lb cast iron pot that requires five hundred watts of electricity. If we talk about the whole dimension, it is three inches by four inches. Also, it comes with a three-foot cord for better performance and voltage holding. You can have metals that have melting points below 620 F or 320C. When casting larger leads for boat fishing the mould may become too hot after a dozen or so pours, causing the temporary gaping along the seems and the lead to spill straight through the edges. When this happens, let the mould cool in the air. Don’t be tempted to use water to cool the mould or the leads. Lyman is a household name when it comes to casting and reloading. For aluminum to lead melting, Lyman lead melting pot ly2867795 is an excellent choice. Let’s look into more about this and jump into its review. Usually, if users need to melt metal in small quantities, an open hearth furnace should do. As Lee Precision 90949 Magnum Melter Furnace has good quality for face-melting, it should be good. Remember, it has a large four inches diameter pot capacity. The furnace doesn’t come with our capability but is for ladle casting.

Times have changed, and technology has updated, and so did the melting pot. Traditionally to use bullet casting pots, users need to put a burn or any kind of heater to heat the metal. Natural fire can be effective, but it can be harmful as you can’t control the temperature. Instead, the lead will become unusable, ultimately wasting energy. Using a burner or electric mixer is more of a sustainable choice. Lee Lead Melting Pot 90949 is an excellent traditional pot where Do-It Molds Electric Lead Melting Pot 2 is a tough competitor. Electric mixing pots are controllable, but you’ll always need a power circuit to run them.

Avoid cheap moulds and budget copy versions of accepted brands and shapes if at all possible. Quality moulds are far easier and speedier to work with, and sheer ease of use makes any extra initial cost well worth it. Rcbs has a capacity of ten pounds for melting any kind of metal. But for mold making or lube products, you need to be more careful. Create different precision bullets for adaptable blending and heavy mixing. We would say it’s more suitable for ammunition. Did you know RCBS has had a reputation for reloading ammo since 1947? Your cleaned tools, clothes, and safety gear may still contain traces of lead. Store them in a sealed container in a garage or outdoor shed, away from pets and children. We always recommend purchasing a reloading manual so that the data is consistant, accurate, and always to hand. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (trade sanctions including an arms embargo, and transit control)

With everything in place it’s time to make some fishing weights. First fill your caldron with dry lead and light the gas. After about 15 minutes the lead will start to melt. If required, add more dry lead to the molten lead in the pot. It is essential that the additional lead is completely dry because any moisture will make the molten lead rumble and spit at best, and explode all over you at worst. This is a very serious business so be warned. The best place to make your leads is a well ventilated garage / workshop or garden shed. Never make leads in the kitchen on the gas stove… you would not believe how many crazy fishermen do this! If melting dirty lead, set the pot on to melt and leave the area until the worst of the fumes have dissipated and then skim off the slag from the top of the pot. Always read the manual attached to a pot, even if you are an expert or have no knowledge. Pots are different and need different carrying techniques. So, don’t throw the manual away and learn about every part of using the pot ideally. Know your material before you jump to melt. Home or industrial zones wear a PPE before mixing a metal. Remove any kind 0f impurities from the lead before heating up. If your pot is from iron, then don’t heat it more than two those Fahrenheit. Because mixing both might cause a heavy explosion. If the user is not an expert, don’t use a mixing pot and keep this away from children’s hands. Always keep sand or a fire extinguisher around while doing melting work. If you do not wish to do this, or your manual does not have the nescessary data for your needs, you can visit our Reloading Data Section for manufacturer advice.Please note that your goods may be sent to you in instalments as availability of products can vary. For example certain products have specific delivery requirements which are explained below. Air trapped inside cavity: This can occur with a new, very tight mould. Test by placing a small piece of paper between the surfaces of the mould. A small corner of an adhesive label or gummed paper, like the seal on an envelope or corner of a postage stamp, will serve very well for this purpose by temporarily adhering to the moulds’ surface. The paper will not allow the mould to close absolutely tight, and this small gap will permit air to escape from the cavity. If complete castings are obtained, leave the paper in place until the mould is broken in (usually 100-200 castings) and then remove it. Making your own leads can be very satisfying and save you heaps of money. Here top Isle of Wight angler Shaun Graham takes you through the dos and don’ts of moulding your own leads. Never allow children or anyone who is pregnant to use your lead-contaminated tools or come near your workspace before you clean it. [16] X Trustworthy Source Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Main public health institute for the US, run by the Dept. of Health and Human Services Go to source

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