which is almost 200 lbs. it will have some zinc, aluminum and steel in it, and you 'll lose almost 1/3rd of the lead's weight in oxidation and general crud, when you flux and skim the molten pot. good clean lead like that, however, is worth $ 1 per lb. to a caster. so, with an hour's work, that gift is over $100 to you and with a long, hard day's work, it's 5000 160 gr lrn 9mm's, easily sold for $6 per 100 slug bag or $50 per 1000 at your local gun show, or combat shooting match. about $20 an hour for 12 hours, total, not counting your time to and from the shows-matches. If you would be going to those anyway, hey, the time doesn't count.