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Old 12-30-2012, 07:15 PM   #11
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Wow thanks for all the information and advice, pretty cool how you all jump in there to help a guy out!!! thanks

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Wow thanks for all the information and advice, pretty cool how you all jump in there to help a guy out!!! thanks
we are more than happy to share our knowledge so that others may share in our addictions, errrrrr mean, ..... hobbies!
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You had it right axxe, its an addiction. I really like tuning a load till I get the best groups then I change something and keep working it.

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You had it right axxe, its an addiction. I really like tuning a load till I get the best groups then I change something and keep working it.
no, no, no, ....... you have to keep telling yourself it's a hobby!

but in all seriosness, i enjoy reloading as an addition to my shooting and also as well, like working up a load and trying for the most accuracy out of it.
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I'm not a reloader ............... yet........ Never really considered it.
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Seems like I read on another thread that reloads for something like .357 costs only about $.07 per cartridge. Is that true??
Is that a typical cost for most reloads?

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I'm not a reloader ............... yet........ Never really considered it.
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Seems like I read on another thread that reloads for something like .357 costs only about $.07 per cartridge. Is that true??
Is that a typical cost for most reloads?
It depends on what type of bullet you use. If your buying bullets that number is low for what I just bought. Now if you get lead and cast your own bullets that is very plausible. If you get your lead from a very cheap source, like a mom and pop tire shop It will onky cost you time to make bullets.
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Appx .18 cents each for 357 with gold dots on top. According to the last batch(500) i loaded. Lead self cast would have run me about .11 each. This is not counting my time, about 6 hrs the way they were loaded. 10-12 if i had cast , sized and lubed this many bullets.

Ive been reloading for 20 years and have a lee loadmaster as my high speed press. Paid for itself years ago...

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Quick question? Are there significant savings to be gained fin rolling your own .45 auto? I've heard certain main stream calibers aren't worth the effort such as x39 and 9mm and such

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Quick question? Are there significant savings to be gained fin rolling your own .45 auto? I've heard certain main stream calibers aren't worth the effort such as x39 and 9mm and such
a lot of it depends on how many rounds you shoot, the amount of bulk components and what type of reloading equipment you use, and your time in relation to reloading. yes it can be.

i reload 44 Mag., 44 SPL. and 45 ACP. i reload with the same type bullets that i can get in factory ammo, and use my reloads for practice of what i use for SD. i can reload practice ammo cheaper than using factory ammo for practice.
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