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Rifleman Q&A: Lubricated With Wax?

I have an old box of Winchester-Western Super X .38 Colt hollow-point ammo. On the side of the box is “Lubaloy coated Bullet special dry wax lubricant.”  It seems to me that most modern ammunition is not coated. Why is it (or was it) necessary to put some form of wax on ammunition?

Casting Call: Ruger's Investment Casting Process

With the predominance of highly accurate CNC machines throughout the firearm industry, techniques such as forging and casting tend to seem a bit outdated and lacking precision. The reality, though, is quite the opposite.

Why Old Ammunition Was Coated With Wax

A brief explanation about wax coatings on bullets.

How to Make and Reload Wax Bullets

Wax bullets provide safe and inexpensive indoor target practice.

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