Lyman added the new “Big Dipper” electric castingfurnace, a casting kit featuring the new furnace and a new cast iron lead pot. The new “Big Dipper” is an economical electric casting furnace which offers a morethan 10 pound capacity with wide mouth designed for easy ladling. The new furnace also features a top mounted thermostat with an easy “on-off” temperature dial that cancontrol alloy temperatures to +/-10 degrees. The heavy duty aluminum construction offers a stable, compact non-tip design with fast a heat-up using standard household current. The “Big Dipper Casting Starter Kit” offers the economy-minded bullet castereverything needed to start casting top quality bullets. In addition to the new “BigDipper” furnace, with its 10+ pound capacity, the kit includes a Lyman Casting Dipper, Ingot Mold for storing excess lead, Super Moly Bullet Lube and the Lyman Reloading and Cast Bullet Guide. All the starting bullet maker needs to add is leadalloy and a bullet mould in his chosen caliber. A 10 Pound Cast Iron Lead Melting Pot has also been added to the Lyman castingline. Taking advantage of the thermal properties of cast iron, this new pot allows acaster to use his own heat source to melt and alloy up to 10 pounds of material whilekeeping his casting furnace free of impurities often found in scrap material. The pot isdesigned with a rugged wire bail, grasping tab and convenient pour spout for safedispensing of molten alloy into ingots.