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H&G MOULD HANDLES
« on: February 12, 2011, 07:02:16 pm »
I know this a Star Forum, BUT, H&G go hand in hand with Star... :P ::)
I just acquired a 4-cavity H&G mould.. :D
I need Handles for it... ::) 8)
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Re: H&G MOULD HANDLES
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2011, 07:09:30 pm »
Try Ballisti-Cast.   They closed their doors to move but said they are still accepting orders for parts and supplies.  Maybe you can get a set of handles.
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Re: H&G MOULD HANDLES
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2011, 07:53:44 pm »
What handles will substitute for H&G handles.. ???

i should have asked that way first... :-[



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Re: H&G MOULD HANDLES
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2011, 10:37:37 pm »
 Ballisticast bought the cherries and designs from H&G.  The handles they make are the same as those offered by H&G.  Other than that keep watching eBay.   

Be aware that there are some differences between early and late H&G handles.  Later ones tend to be thicker and may not fit early molds.
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Re: H&G MOULD HANDLES
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011, 09:24:19 am »
Actually, I may be able to help you out myself.

The slot where the mold handles attach varies depending on the vintage of the mold.   Early H&G molds have a slot that is ~1/4" wide.  Later H&G mods have a slot that is ~5/16" wide.

I have a late model 4 Cavity H&G 68BB from Murphy Oregon that has the early handles, and I have never liked the way the mold flopped around on the handles.   I just call Ballisti-cast and ordered a new set of handles ($54) to fit my mold, so I now have an extra set of handles.   If you can use them, I'd be happy to sell them.   These handles are .253" thick where they attach to the mold.
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