Airgun Pellet Mould From Cheap Pliers

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materials.

1) pliers

2) 2pcs. dill bits ( 1 smaller than the cal. and the other the same as cal.)

3) vice or vicegrip

4) drill

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Step 1:

clamp the pliers with a vice grip

Step 2:

make a punch on the desired location.

Step 3:

drill the pliers using the small drill bit.

Step 4:

make sure that you do not drill through. once in a while open the pliers to see your progress.

Step 5:

again clamp the drilled pliers.

Step 6:

drill the opening with the big drill bit with a depth of 1mm or more.

Step 7:

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    Hunter177m

    3 years ago

    Great idea saved me money and I can shoot as much as I want greater job and thank you for sharing

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    MattM302Hunter177m

    Reply 21 days ago

    If your budget is this tight I suggest a slingshot.

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    MattB436

    Tip 7 months ago

    Maybe try positioning the pliers using grips, vice etc and a level under
    a drill press to acurrately drill a direct hole into the pliers for a
    more precise pellet cast. Just if it helps ya.
    :)

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    BenC37

    2 years ago

    3/8 inch works for .177 caliber pellets, nice work on keeping it simple! I will have to make a pair and try it with aluminum for testing. cheers!

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    MattB436BenC37

    Reply 7 months ago

    Maybe try positioning the pliers using grips, vice etc and a level under a drill press to acurrately drill a direct hole into the pliers for a more precise pellet cast. Just if it helps ya.
    :)

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    mykeet1

    1 year ago

    This came up on a survival page and it may sound like a dumb idea to some of you but unfortunately you won't be able to go to wal-mart and buy them anymore. Wally World and every other store will be gone. Lessons like this may keep you alive one day.

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    GarethR5

    1 year ago

    Great, if you want to make really, really bad pellets. I note that there is no demonstration of how they shoot, which I imagine is not well at all. Airgun pellets are swaged not cast. Don't waste your time, buy good pellets.

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    lusoe17111977

    2 years ago

    How to make a mould for .177 cal air rifile pellet with soft iron bar? Please

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    Jezan

    5 years ago on Introduction

    tip for those who will use this mold.

    do not pour molten lead into mold.

    it is better to dip the mold into molten lead.

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    Mayar11Jezan

    Reply 2 years ago

    thank you for the great idea
    but I don't have enough lead to dop the mold into it
    I'm using this to recycle used pellets that I find
    when l pour the lead into the mold I always pour too much how can I get rid of the extra parts?

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    spark master

    2 years ago

    much cheaper then buying the one from England!, And you can got to tagsales and buy a bunch of dollar store crap pliers for quarter a pop!

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    mykiscool

    5 years ago on Introduction

    They did something like this during the revolutionary war to make round shot in people's homes since America had no real military equipment at the time.

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    spark mastermykiscool

    Reply 2 years ago

    they did it in the field as well, armies were mobile and made the stuff they needed when and where ever possible. Or they stole from the natives. Cuts down on supply line issues.

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    Dr.Billmykiscool

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    Guns that could shoot 50 calibre miniballs were very real military equipment at the time. Both sides had them and if ya got hit by one it would tear ya up good.

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    lmiller64Dr.Bill

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    Most of the firearms of that time were .50 Caliber not just the military ones. In fact there was no distinction between military rifle and non military rifles.