This is a discussion on reloaders within the Reloading forums, part of the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics category; Chris, your setup looks great. I use a room off my shop/garage, 2 Lyman 5 station turret press', 1 single stage, and 1 Lee hand ...
November 6th, 2005 08:36 PM
Chris, your setup looks great. I use a room off my shop/garage, 2 Lyman 5 station turret press', 1 single stage, and 1 Lee hand press for decapping. Find this is about the most relaxation I get. I do have heat but A/C is on my wish list.Warm weather here is 100-114* so I use an old refridgerator set at 60* to store my powder and primers
Nat----"It aint how good you shoot, it's how cool you look doing it." [Fred Sayer 1994]
Colt XS, Star PD
November 6th, 2005 08:36 PM
November 6th, 2005 08:37 PM
ok here goes. i don't want to start a war but we have once fired not cleaned brass to get rid of. first come first serve. it is free. according to the time on your pm's is what we will go by to determine who gets what. if you want to return shipping that is up to you. if not don't worry about it. this is mostly wwb and umc. 1050 rounds of 9mm, 220 rounds of 223, 248 rounds of 44, 450 rounds of 45, 550 rounds of 380, 150 rounds of 38. that's it for now. until we go back to the range. we will pm the winners to get your address.
Last edited by cin357; November 6th, 2005 at 09:26 PM.
November 6th, 2005 08:53 PM
9MM, 38Super/9X23, 40S&W, 45ACP/Colt, 44Mag/Special, 38Special& 357 Mag, 32Mag, 454, 12ga, 20ga.
22 Cheeta, 30 Whisper, 308 both super and sub sonic, 9.3X74, 375/338 Wildcat, 450 Alaskan, 450 Ruger, and likely a few more I forgot.
November 7th, 2005 05:49 PM
the 45 is gone. i still have the 9mm, 223, 44, 380, and 38.
November 8th, 2005 11:56 AM
all brass is gone. thanks guys.
November 8th, 2005 12:33 PM
.45 cast bullets for the most part. Most others we have the ability reload. I currently only own a single stager but have been looking at Dillon for high capacity. Reloading 500 rounds on a single stage starts to lose it's fun.
For those who say you don't save money reloading because you just shoot more... I say phooey. Even if this was the case - wouldn't you love to shoot more for the same price?
WWB .45: 18 cents per round @ wally world
Cast .45: 3 cents per round (Free lead and re-using scrounged brass)
So you'd have to shoot 6 times as much after reloading to see cost equivalence.
Plus you look cool with all of those scars from molten lead splattering on your arms.
November 10th, 2005 09:11 AM
I started reloading about two months ago. I have a Dillon SDB with dies for 9mm, 38 spl., 357 mag, .380.
I am really enjoying it. I have become addicted.
"You may find me one day dead in a ditch somewhere. But by God, you'll find me in a pile of brass."
-- Trooper. M. Padgett
"A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind."
-- Aral Vorkosigan
November 10th, 2005 06:00 PM
I reload 38spl,357mag,44spl.44mag
and 45 colt.I used the 2nd bed rm
in my apt along with my old lee
dies and press.I really could not
shoot as much without reloading,
plus it's also my time to relax a
November 16th, 2005 08:29 PM
I just got back home after a week on the road and the brass you sent is here. Again, I appreciate it.
Originally Posted by cin357
I will send you a check for the postage by Friday.
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November 16th, 2005 08:38 PM
The Dillion 550B works well for me. Rapid loading of ammo for mass shooting sure makes it nice. I don't use the powder hopper for rifle reloading , because I want more accuracy /better powder consistancy. With some of the smaller powders this may not be a big of an issue, will have to see. Nothing like the satisfaction of using handloads for hunting.
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