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  • 1) Sets up and operates battery of machines to press lead slugs into buckshot for shotgun ammunition: Removes and replaces dies, punches, and die blocks, and adjusts knockout pins, feed fingers, and stops, using handtools.

  • 2) Fills hoppers with lead slugs from scoop or tote box.

  • 3) Starts machines and measures diameters of swaged shot samples, using shot gauge, and weighs them on balance scale to determine conformance to specifications.

  • 4) Rolls shot under dial micrometer to verify roundness.

  • 5) Turns bolts, setscrews, and stop nuts to adjust position of punches and dies by trial and error to produce acceptable shot.




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Job Number: 1183