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Vep, Thanks for posting this video, makes me wish I still had my progressive press for shotgun shells. I was impressed with his smelting processing and in paticular how hot his big torch was. His shot making rig was great, I love the simplicity.

I have to comment on the safety aspect, he had no PPE in any phase. While smelting In the manner he was operating, I would want a heavy leather apron a face shield, arm and hand protection like production welders use. Lead can act like it is exploding if moisture is present throwing globs. There are few things more painful then massive burns. Lead sticks to your skin and wont come off. It’s not like you can jerk away from the heat.
Gloves. No one should handle lead like that without gloves.