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Old 10-13-2012, 10:31 PM   #11
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basic loading kits arent that pricey. you dont need a dillon xl650 with all the gadgets to get started.

410 and 45colt ammo isnt that cheap either. most of the cost of ammo is the brass. with most normal pistol rounds like 38 357 44 45 you can use lead bullets cast your own and re-use your cases and its a HUGE difference in price. even if you dont cast bullets and buy pre-made lead bullets the difference in price is amazing. i can make lead 45 colt and 357 and 44 for less than the price of off the shelf steel cased 9mm

i bought a rcbs starter kit in the late 80's and i still use it today. its a companion to my xl650 and i use it to load 100 or less round count at a time. just something relaxing about a single stage press.
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S&W in .460 with a 8" bbl.
460sw is a cool round...a bit nastier than even the .500sw I believe. Plus, they can shoot 454cas and 45lc as well.

You know what I want? Gimme a .460 lever rifle that'll cycle all three calibers...now that could be a badass trail gun.
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460sw is a cool round...a bit nastier than even the .500sw I believe. Plus, they can shoot 454cas and 45lc as well.

You know what I want? Gimme a .460 lever rifle that'll cycle all three calibers...now that could be a badass trail gun.
Thats what I have been asking for since the 460 came out. I'm shocked there isnt any word of a 460 lever gun. I'll keep waiting.
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What would be a good starter kit in general for reloading. It can obviously be a single stage.
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What would be a good starter kit in general for reloading. It can obviously be a single stage.
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Agreed, I started with the Lee Breechlock Deluxe kit. I found that I wanted a digital scale and bought one right away. So far I have not had any issues with it, but I will move to a progressive for .45, 9mm and .38/.357.
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Agreed, I started with the Lee Breechlock Deluxe kit. I found that I wanted a digital scale and bought one right away. So far I have not had any issues with it, but I will move to a progressive for .45, 9mm and .38/.357.

http://www.titanreloading.com/lee-breech-lock-challenger-50th-anniversary-kit

So this reloader would do be sufficient, I do shoot 9 and 40...so like you stated would this not be the best option if i wanted to do everything from 9 too high powered rifle like a 300 winmag. or the .500 pistol. I guess im asking would this be versatile enough... I will be honest I do not know the first thing about reloading so I would do alot of reasearch before ever trying it on my own. But i do like to shoot alot and money often comes between me and the range. So if this would save me for 9mm and 40 and also even .270 300 I would def go for 100$...
Thanks for input so far, I know you have probably answered these questions alot.
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http://www.titanreloading.com/lee-breech-lock-challenger-50th-anniversary-kit

So this reloader would do be sufficient, I do shoot 9 and 40...so like you stated would this not be the best option if i wanted to do everything from 9 too high powered rifle like a 300 winmag. or the .500 pistol. I guess im asking would this be versatile enough... I will be honest I do not know the first thing about reloading so I would do alot of reasearch before ever trying it on my own. But i do like to shoot alot and money often comes between me and the range. So if this would save me for 9mm and 40 and also even .270 300 I would def go for 100$...
Thanks for input so far, I know you have probably answered these questions alot.
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