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so who wants to teach a noob??

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by gixxer1974, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. gixxer1974

    gixxer1974 Portlad Oregon Member

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    I am getting ready to start reloading and casting, However I know nothing. I havea couple reloading manuals and have been doing some research on the net, however I would feel much better learning from a real person.

    Anyone in the beaverton/hillsboro area feel like teaching a newbie so he dosn't blow him self up?:)

    And if a complete stranger wanting to learn isn't bad enough, I work nights.

    I understand if I don't get a response, but it never hurts to try
     
  2. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    +1. I've done some biz with John. I haven't taken his class but I can tell just from talking to him that he really knows his stuff.

    Good idea to take a class, too. :thumbup:
     
  4. wavo

    wavo Portland Member

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    +1 on the class.
    I knew nothing before John's class and now I'm pumping out cases of ammo like nobody's business! You really walk away with such a better understanding and idea of how everything works, plus you get to do some rounds yourself so there is the whole 'hand-on' aspect.
     
  5. bersaguy

    bersaguy Oregon Member

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    +1 on John's class. It is very worthwhile.
     
  6. gixxer1974

    gixxer1974 Portlad Oregon Member

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    Thanks for the heads up guys
     
  7. Arkitek

    Arkitek Historic Downtown Roseburg Oregon Member

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    I took JohnH's class...it is definately worth it! I'm now reloading and testing loads with my new Chronograph...nothing as accurate and as fun to do!
    Go for it...you'll have unlimited fun! Plus a SHTF skill to have to offer :thumbup:
     
  8. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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    what calibers are you thinking of reloading? I have 2 or 3 presses,and several sets of dies.I"m a bit far away from u,but would be glad to show u a thing or 2 I"ve learned in the last 10 years.
    I have dillon 550b, a dillon sdb,and a Lee challenger single stage.
    I'm in washougal,wa which is about 15 minutes East of vancouver on Hiway 14. Saturdays are best day for me.
     
  9. alg

    alg Edmonds WA Member

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    I wish you had a class closer to Seattle. Anyone know of a reloading 101 up here in Puget Sound?
     
  10. snakyjake

    snakyjake WA, USA New Member

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    Any reloading seminars at the WA Sportsman Show?
    Or the Puyallup/Monroe gun shows?

    My last option is to watch YouTube videos, and view some of the manufacturer's DVD videos demonstrating their equipment. Kinda daunting when dealing with explosives, 100's of gadgets that may or may not be needed, pricey equipment, and potentially ruining a firearm I would be using for self defense.
     
  11. JohnH

    JohnH Milwaukie Active Member

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    Too bad you couldn't get a group of guys and carpool to Portland.

    I would set up a special day and a time that would suit you if you did.

    Either that or I have to figure how to load everything up and go mobile!
     
  12. alg

    alg Edmonds WA Member

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    That's a good offer. We can follow-up once there are a group interested in carpooling.