Author Topic: Pellets vs. bullets  (Read 3673 times)

Alan

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Re: Pellets vs. bullets
« Reply #15 on: April 10, 2016, 09:23:12 AM »
No one asked, but....

Lead is the most recycled metal on the planet—very close to 100% in the EU, and a few percentage points less in the USA. About 90% of the lead in new batteries comes from recycling, with the remainder other metals to adjust hardness, porosity, etc. So, when we say "the rest goes in the trash", I hope it goes to recycle!

I save the left over lead in my bullet trap, and remelt it in a soldier pot. I do it outdoors, because a lot of lead which comes from foreign sources has a fair percentage of arsenic. Which, by the way, is a good reason to use virgin lead sources. Then off to the collection station about once a year.
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