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Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by jjfuller1, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 Active Member

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    well i thought this might ease the mood a little. got to thinking today about how much we shoot per year. for the wifey and i combined.

    for 2012:
    2500(aprox.) .223<<us
    700 .40 SW<<me minus 10 rnds for her
    2900 .22lr<<<us
    15 20GA<< me
    200 9mm<<us
    120 .308<< me
    39mm 500<<us
    54r 150<<me

    man we spent some dough on ammo... but oh so worth it!!
     
  2. sdiver35

    sdiver35 New Member

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    I hear ya, started reloading around mid-year and just took notice of how many 500 round boxes I've run through in 4-5 months.

    Worth every penny, because my wife shoots right along side of me. :)
     

  3. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Have you priced out a decent reloading kit??

    RCBS has a nice starter kit that's very inexpensive.
     
  4. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 Active Member

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    ofcourse.. all the .40 were reloads, about 600 of the .223 were reloads. and 80 of the .308 were ;)
     
  5. vincent

    vincent New Member

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    Linky???

    Sounds interesting...
     
  6. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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  7. vincent

    vincent New Member

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    fupuk New Member

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    I bought my RCBS rockchucker kit localy because of their great service. But you can get the same kit on Amazon for a little over $300. All you would really need are the dies and componets. Obviously this is just a starting kit and you will eventually buy "extras" to make your life easier. But I bought mine a few months ago and im setting it up this week because I will have nine free days off of work and will be able to spend some quality time with it. The only thing I really need is a tumbler to clean the brass and I will be in business.
     
  9. donthav1

    donthav1 Well-Known Member

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    i didn't shoot as much this year as the last couple years, but my guess is:

    22lr - 1000
    9mm - 600
    303 british - 20
    32 S&W long - 50
    223 - 100
    45 ACP - 75
    12 gauge - 50
     
  10. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 Active Member

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    Yea that does seem lacking in trigger time. Lol
     
  11. donthav1

    donthav1 Well-Known Member

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    considering the .223 is a bolt gun that is a fair amount of time behind the sights but the amount of 22 shells i shot is staggeringly low compared to the last few years. i don't shoot the 45 much so that's a little lower than average.

    just before pheasant season i checked my ammo supply & i must've had 250 rounds of 12 gauge, everything from target loads to 4 & 6 shot bird loads. any time i walked by the gun counter at wal-mart the last couple years, i'd buy some shotgun shells if they were on sale in the off season. i hadn't realized i'd bought so damn many :eek:
     
  12. kytowboater

    kytowboater Well-Known Member

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    .22- 500?

    45acp- 1000+

    .223- 180 just finished rifle

    12 gauge- 800

    Not to productive.

    7.62x39- 100

    X54r- 60
     
  13. DaTexanBoy

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    Didn't shoot a whole lot.

    9mm: approx 2000
    .223: approx 500 (would be more but was single shot rifle)
    .380: 500
    .22lr: 2000 between pistols and rifle
     
  14. DaTexanBoy

    DaTexanBoy New Member

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    Forgot one:

    7mm Rem Mag: approx 300
     
  15. John_Deer

    John_Deer New Member

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    If you know you have shot a lot of ammo but have no idea of how much ammo you have shot do you win a special prize? Maybe we can invent a new word, dunnowhatIshot?
     
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2012
  16. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    A good system, IMO, is to decide what you want to shoot next month, and replace it BEFORE you shoot it!
     
  17. Blueguns

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    I didn't get out as much I would have liked this year.

    .22lr-2,000
    12ga-1,500
    20ga-100
    .500S&W-2
     
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  18. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 Active Member

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    seems so far the most popular is .22lr. imagine that.
     
  19. DaTexanBoy

    DaTexanBoy New Member

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    Probably cause its a good cheap round to practice form and everything with.
     
  20. byrd

    byrd New Member

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    I got in a little trigger time


    12g -- 4500ish

    410-- 120

    40s&w-- 5000

    338win mag-- 180

    7.62x 54r-- 50

    7.62x 39-- 200

    5.56x 45-- 4000

    380acp-- 200

    Reloading pays in the long run haha