Re: Lead shot in flat cars


Jim Williams <wwww5960@...>
 

Zinc = 7.14 g/ml
Lead = 11.34 g/ml
Best Jim W.
 


On Saturday, October 26, 2013 10:58 PM, Tim O'Connor wrote:
 

have you tried to fill a straw or brass tube with shot and pour it from that?

> I have a bag of 000 lead shot (aka "triple ought"). It fits
>just about any where and can be glued in place using
>white glue. I have found that lead shot does not want to
>go where I want it to when attempting to 'pour' it into
>the recesses on the under side of a flat car and so I use
>a pair of tweezers and drop the shot into place one at a
>time. A light coating of white glue (or KK) in the space
>before you drop in the shot helps keep it where you
>want it. It only takes about 10 minutes to do one layer
>in all the spaces you might want it. Take care to balance
>the lead as you go so you don't get the car off kilter.
> - Jim Betz



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