Last Two Years


PDA






robctwo
December 31, 2007, 02:46 AM
I was updating my reloading spread sheet and went back a couple of years to look at the volume loaded and guns used. I started keeping records in March of '04, and had a 13 month break with a move. Had loaded just over 9,000 at that time. Got the press set up again in '05 and ran some rifle rounds. Then bought a sig 220 in Dec '05. Followed by a SA Black Stainless and S&W1911PD in early '06.

Once I got into the .45 I started loading a bit more. At the end of '05 I had 11,000 loaded. At the end of '06 35,000 loaded. I bought an Ed Brown Exec Target and Les Baer PII. Just finished up with 69,900 today. I have a few stockpiled right now with the bad weather. I've been loading a bunch of 9mm to feed the new S&W 952-2 and the reconditioned BHP.

I'm starting to show some wear on the LnL.

If you enjoyed reading about "Last Two Years" here in TheHighRoad.org archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join TheHighRoad.org today for the full version!
dmftoy1
December 31, 2007, 10:22 AM
LOL - it's kind of fun to keep the numbers and look back at them. I just updated my spreadsheet over the christmas break to break it down by caliber, by year, etc. I"m nowhere near your league but I did the following:

2005 - 2700 Rounds Total
2006 - 5250 Rounds Total
2007 - 5020 Rounds Total (unless I load some more today. :) )

Figuring an average savings of $5 per box (really low estimate given .50 S&W, etc.) I figure I've saved $1297 so my equipment is definately paid for. :)

By Caliber:

.223 Rem: 1600
.45 ACP: 8400
.45 LC 800
45/70 400
.50 S&W 750
.303 British 100
.357 Magnum 300
.308 Win 240
12 Gauge 280
30-06 100
8mm Mauser 0
7.62 x 54R 0

Even in my first year of keeping records I shot more than 5 times the ammo that I was shooting in prior years. (My typical year before getting back into reloading for the second go round was 500 founds of .45acp and/or .357 magnum per year . .whatever went on sale at Dick's when I got my christmas bonus)

Have a good one,
Dave

If you enjoyed reading about "Last Two Years" here in TheHighRoad.org archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join TheHighRoad.org today for the full version!