Show Me Your Dies!

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by Velzey, Jul 1, 2015.

  1. Velzey

    Velzey
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    I've been reloading a little while and have a few sets.. Also have a few loose in drawers but they are not very photogenic!

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  2. Certaindeaf

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    I've got a few brands of dies. Not a whole lot.
    One thing that's for sure, those round Lee cases don't stack as "nice" as the other brands!
     
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  3. Benchrest

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    The ones I use most...

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  4. etrain16

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    Wow, since I'm just getting started, I've only got my first set - 9mm. .45acp will be next with more to follow after that. Still waiting to load my first shells, I finally have everything I need to get started (thanks in part to @Benchrest), just need the time now.
     
  5. Certaindeaf

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    No kidding. Nice. I'm a Lee turret boy too and keep all my loaded turrets in a sterlite bin and have only one Lee thrower. I am not worthy at all!
    Hey and good luck, e, if you need any help or have any questions, please post them here so that we might help you in any way that we might.
     
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    I appreciate that. I've been reading threads on loading in preparation. But no doubt I'll have some questions along the way. I'm looking forward to getting that turret press set up :)
     
  7. P7id10T

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    Sitting in my first toolbox, purchased from Monkey Wards back in '80.

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  8. Benchrest

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    Listen here kid, they come in those newfangled square boxes too, don't you know!

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  9. Velzey

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    I need to take a picture of my bullet mold collection.. Nothing as satisfying as casting your own!
     
  10. Benchrest

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    Somebody say molds :D

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    That just means you shoot guns that were designed before my grandparents were born. (e.g. 1901 / 1904) :p
     
  12. Benchrest

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    I had no idea the 10mm was THAT old :D
     
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  13. Velzey

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  14. Benchrest

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    Brought out the good stuff did we :D
     
  15. Velzey

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    :) Well that's all I know! I was thankful to have all these molds handed down to me from my dad and grandfather. Only one or two aluminum ones in the lot!
    Long ago it was said what if they take our bollits away? So grandpa started buying molds.
     
  16. Benchrest

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    ;)
     
  17. Certaindeaf

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    Oh dear heavens, iron molds.. nice pics!
     
  18. Stomper

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    DIE DIE DIE MOTHER-PLUCKER, DIE DIE!!!! :mad:


    Sorry, that's all I got. o_O
     
  19. Benchrest

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    Huh?

    It was the mix-matched rubber bands, wasn't it...
     
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  20. Velzey

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    Nothing makes better bollits than iron molds!!
     

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