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Old 09-07-2010, 03:29 PM   #11
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Because factory loaded varmint ammo is rediulously high priced and I can make more accuate stuff than what I can be overcharged for on factory stuff.
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Old 09-07-2010, 05:15 PM   #12
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Pretty much mirror what everyone else has said.. I can produce accurate ammunition for everything that I shoot for far less than it costs to buy commercial.
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Old 10-28-2010, 03:43 AM   #13
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I reload because I enjoy spending the time doing it. Like you stated, it's a better way to spend time than watching TV.

I am able to produce more accurate ammo due to tailoring the rounds to my gun and choosing bullets it likes and because of the consistency of the product I produce. Every cartridge is the same and that alone gives a huge advantage to the shooter.

I've never loaded for shotguns but it seems it would be a good way to start. Read everything thing you can lay your hands on and buy some reloading manuals, they are invaluable.

Best of luck to you, jw
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