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Alcohol and Reloading

This is a discussion on Alcohol and Reloading within the Reloading forums, part of the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics category; Originally Posted by Archie Without trying to be overly funny, there are a myriad of things one should not attempt assisted by alcohol. Among them ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archie View Post
    Without trying to be overly funny, there are a myriad of things one should not attempt assisted by alcohol. Among them are operating power tools, shopping on line, proposing marriage, brain surgery and threading a needle.
    I've done this, kinda fun to get a package and not know what it is, kinda like my birthday. Just kidding. Sorta.

    Quote Originally Posted by frankmako View Post
    coffee and/or coke. that is it. nothing more when reloading.
    Wow, you like to be really stimulated. Don't slip up and confuse your cocaine and your powder.
    As we used to teach in the spook business, carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it you may shoot it. If you shoot it you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody - and he finds out about it - he may be very angry with you. -- Jeff Cooper

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    No way would I, and I don't reload.

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    In a word, "never."
    Chose a weapon that goes bang EVERY time!

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    An easy "no" for me... I like to dedicate my full concentration when getting plastered.
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    No, don't want any distractions while loading ammo.
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    Was at the Texas City Municipal Shooting Range years ago when a guy blew the slide of his Ruger P91 .40SW due to a double load. Messed up his face and required a trip to the
    emergency room. He was lucky.

    He admitted later "Boy, I'll never drink and reload again".

    words to reload by.................
    "Said I never had any use for one.....never said I didn't know how to use it. " Matthew Quiqley

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgrass101 View Post
    I might have a beer, but I never get loaded while I am reloading
    Same here. I find distractions make me immediately stop loading though. Too easy to get out of step with loading if something is distracting me.
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    never drink and reload, you my have hot loads that will hurt your gun.

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    Press any key.......
    Don't smoke either..........
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock and Glock View Post
    Don't smoke either..........
    I'm glad you mentioned this. You'd think that this would be self evident, but I can picture someone loading a batch of .45s and getting a nic attack, and just lighting up right there at his loading bench. I certainly wouldn't want to be near him when it happens!
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