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RELOADERS What do you reload?

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by sweetbeard, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    If everyone posts the calibers they reload It might be a resource for area reloaders with questions.
     
  2. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I don't reload yet, but I was talking to beretta96 about it yesterday and got tons of good information. With ammo prices the way they are, now would be the perfect time to start. I'd like to start reloading 9mm, .45, and .44 mag.
     
  3. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    I have alot of components for .50 bmg but I need some dies, primes and powder.

    So give it a few months and I will be able to add myself to the reloaders list!
     
  4. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    I reload .300 Rem ultra mag, 7.62x39, 7.62x54, .223, and .45 acp.

    Im hoping to start loading .38/.357, .44 mag, .308, 10mm, and 9mm
     
  5. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    7.62x39 steel case?
     
  6. berettamod96

    berettamod96 Member

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    Hello,

    This is my first post! I reload the following: 38 special, .357 Mag, .40 S&W, .45 ACP, 9mm Luger, .223 Rem, .243 Win, 303 British, 7.5 Swiss, .308 Win, and 6.5 Carcano.
     
  7. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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    45 COLT,.38 special,357 magnum,and 30-30 for now.
    I have dies for .223,44 mag/special,.380acp,and 45-70 but don't have those guns anymore:(

    I have a dillon 550b and a square deal B. I prefer the 550 way more hand room .
     
  8. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Wow, that's a TON of equipment.
     
  9. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    YA Im down for a class!
     
  10. robctwo

    robctwo rural North Albany Member

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    I just went over 92,000 on my Hornady LnL. I load mostly .45 and 9mm. I have loaded 45LC, 300WSM, .308, .270, .243, .223, .204 Ruger. I'm all set up to load all those calibers, just don't shoot the long guns as much as the pistols.
     
  11. lazyeye

    lazyeye Corvallis, OR Member

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    9mm and .45acp.
    Soon I'll start with .223 (election year paranoia).
     
  12. berettamod96

    berettamod96 Member

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    When it comes to manuals and other references I always recommend the Speer manual and the Hornady manual or set if its an older edition. They are some of the better reloading manuals in my opinion. The speer and hornady manuals cover the process in depth and are certainly among the better references on the subject.
     
  13. transformerguru

    transformerguru Lebanon, Beaver State USA Member

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    I have an ol Herters press. and reload 30.06, .308, .223, 45ACP,.380, and 30 Carbine. Will be starting to load 7.62x39 when I get the dies and brass
     
  14. remat

    remat Seattle/Tacoma, WA New Member

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    Big +1 on ABC's of Reloading! It is the book I used to first learn.

    I recently upgraded from an RCBS Rock Chucker to a Hornady Lock N' Load progressive. Couldn't beat the 1000 free bullets and 20% off Midway price.

    I currently use it exclusively for 10mm.
     
  15. Habu

    Habu USA New Member

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    Single-stage here! Lee that is. RCBS carbide dies. They do the trick for me.

    9X19mm
    .45ACP
    .38spl/.357 mag
    .40

    Maybe 5.56/.223 one of these days......the stuff's still pretty cheap, though.......
     
  16. torpedoman

    torpedoman land of corrupt politicians Member

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    25 auto ,32 auto,45 apc,9mm luger, 9mm makarov, 45 colt ,762-25, 32-20, 32-40,-25-35,762-54, 8mm mauser,223,25-06,815x46,30cal ackley improved with a 308 bullet.,30-06, 25-06, 22-250. as soon as i get a gun i get dies for it unless i have them.
     
  17. Oohrah

    Oohrah NorthwestSouthern Oregon Coast Member

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    Humm, haven't read that one (ABCs), but did start in the early 60's with
    a Lyman 310 nutcracker tool and loaded 45 Auto and 30-06. Also still
    have a Herters C press and a few sets of dies from that era. For some
    reason switched to a RCBS Rockchucker even though the Herters works
    and I have adapters for it. Have a couple of MECs, Pacific, and some
    unknown one, and in 12 Ga. shotgun.

    Pistol 9mm,38/357,45 Auto, 45LC, 44mag, 40 SW, 30-30
    Rifle 22Hornet, 223 Rem, 6mmRem, 7x57, 7mm Rem Mag, 25-06, 30 Carb.,
    30/30, 308, 30-06, 30 Gibbs, 303 Brit,, 35 Rem, 30-40, 25-08 Super, 17
    Hornet, 7.62x39. Probably some I missed as starting to sometime fight
    Can't remmember S... disease !!!!

    Whoever asked about loading steel cases, PLEASE DON'T !!!! I have heard
    of some doing it, but it doesn't have the same characteristics as brass. It
    and aluminum cases are not designed for reloading are brittle when reworked.
    Brass can be annealed for added life and prevent work hardening when sized
    The others can not. They can split on the first, second, or ? Why injure
    yourself or destroy your rifle or both?:D
     
  18. TMan1911

    TMan1911 NE Member

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    Dontellthewife is a ZEN master when it comes to reloading! He tried catching bullets with his hand. Hee! Hee! His work station is a dream get away for reloader. Hell! If Winchester ever need to out house their contracts he could qualify to subcontract.
     
  19. Zeke Menuar

    Zeke Menuar Oregon Monsoon Central Member

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    .223/5.56 NATO
    270 Winchester
    300 Savage
    308 Winchester/7.62 NATO
    300 Weatherby
    303 British
    8MM Mauser
    45/70
    45 ACP
     
  20. lazyeye

    lazyeye Corvallis, OR Member

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    Zeke, what part of Monsoon central is your AO?