What calibers do you NOT reload?


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TennJed
November 28, 2012, 09:54 PM
What calibers do you own guns for (that you do shoot at least once in a while) that you do NOT reload for? I just picked up an SKS and (with the help of some good people here) I have no plans to start reloading the 7.62x39

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squarepants33889
November 28, 2012, 10:04 PM
Im with ya on the 7.62x39. Semi autos are a pain to collect brass from.

Reefinmike
November 28, 2012, 10:06 PM
22lr :rolleyes: i dont shoot much 22 anyways since 38 and 380 is cheaper for me to reload than the cheapest bulk 22.

45lcshooter
November 28, 2012, 10:19 PM
7.62x54r, because i hate my shoulder blown apart and all i shoot is surplus berdan ammo.

I seen somewhere that guys make their own primer compound and revive 22lr to shoot once again. A few months ago a brick of blazer 22lr at my favorite gun shop was 13.00 last time i went in a few weeks ago same ammo was 18.49 a brick. Hmmmmm maybe it might be time to reload 22lr as well. A pound of lead will go a long way,haha.

SlowFuse
November 28, 2012, 10:23 PM
I'm in the non 7.62x39 loading boat also. Although its as cheap as 223, I don't have anything in this caliber that I feel is accurate enough to benefit from reloading. I do however load 223/5.56.

All other centerfire pistol and rifle calibers that I own, I reload.

I do not load shotshells and of course 22lr. 16 gauge shotshells will be my next endeavor.

cfullgraf
November 28, 2012, 10:27 PM
If I shoot a gun once in a while, I reload for it except 22 rim fire.

ngnrd
November 28, 2012, 10:27 PM
I haven't done any reloading for the .223 used in my Mini-14. I might once I get a bunch of brass collected.

119er
November 28, 2012, 10:34 PM
7.62x39, 7.62x54R, 7.62x25

I have thought about 7.62x25 lately. My stock is getting low and Starline makes boxer brass. The x39 and 54R are blasting guns anyway and I'd rather not reload for another rimmed rifle cartridge (.303 Brit is enough), or pick up brass from the SKS either. It would probably chew up brass the way it flings out. Been awhile since I searched over on SKS Boards, but it seems like I remember the SKS's and other Eastern European made x39 guns do just as well if not better with the steel cased ammo.

56hawk
November 28, 2012, 10:39 PM
A few of my guns I haven't shot because I haven't found ammo yet. I reload for everything else except:

5.7x28mm
25 ACP
6.5x55mm
7x57mm
7.5x54mm
7.62 Nagant
7.62x39mm
7.62x45mm
38 S&W
50 BMG

Most of these I don't shoot enough to make it worth reloading for, or haven't amassed enough brass yet. 5.7x28mm seems like too much of a pain. 7.62x39mm is still really cheap for factory ammo. I would love to load 7.62x45mm but I haven't found dies and brass that would cost less than the rifle did.

WYcoyote
November 28, 2012, 10:39 PM
.223 for my Remington R-15 varmint rifle.
Mostly because it shoots Hornady factory 55gr Vmax's into 1/2" all day long.

TennJed
November 28, 2012, 10:46 PM
22lr :rolleyes: i dont shoot much 22 anyways since 38 and 380 is cheaper for me to reload than the cheapest bulk 22.

I know where you coming from, but that is a bit of stretch. I buy 22lr for .03 - .04 cents a round. My primers along eat that much up. I do love the 22lr

119er
November 28, 2012, 10:54 PM
I would love to load 7.62x45mm but I haven't found dies and brass that would cost less than the rifle did.

That's funny, never really thought of it that way!

SlowFuse
November 28, 2012, 11:14 PM
I like that signature TennJed.

Kachok
November 28, 2012, 11:21 PM
22LR and 12ga are the only ones I don't load EVERYTHING else I roll my own. 270 Win/WSM 6.5x55, 308, 30-06, 9x19, 7mm-08, and 40 S&W.
I hope to be adding 44 mag, 223, 45ACP and 300WSM to my die set very soon.

Reefinmike
November 28, 2012, 11:29 PM
I know where you coming from, but that is a bit of stretch. I buy 22lr for .03 - .04 cents a round. My primers along eat that much up. I do love the 22lr
not a stretch at all! lets take 38 special- cast bullet(free), 3.4gr HP-38($.0069), and a wolf small rifle primer($.014) that works out to under 2.1 cents a round, $1.04 per 50 round box. throw on 20 cents per box for shipping and hazmat fee and you got a box for $1.25.

cheapest 22 i can find is $20.22 for a 525 of rem goldens which translates to $1.93 per 50 round box. even with cci or win primers its still cheaper than 22 for me. of course you have to factor in time, but I enjoy reloading and casting. I can cast 650 38's an hour and load 350 an hour at a leisurely pace.

if you arent casting, then yeah- it is more expensive than 22.

duck911
November 28, 2012, 11:32 PM
I reload for:

17 fireball (times 2)
.204 Ruger (times 2)
.223 AR15
22-250
.243
.260
7mm-08
45-70
9mm
44 Mag
.357

These guns get shot frequently: for accuracy, for hunting, for personal protection (practice), and target practice.

I DO NOT reload for:

270: This is actually my primary hunting rifle, but the cheap Federal powerpoint in the blue box shoots SO good and is SO cheap, that I cannot justify reloading for it. And it smacks down the game like no one's business. Why mess with success??

.25 ACP: my wife's grandma's gun. It really doesn't get shot, used, or carried so one box of Winchester White box has lasted for years

30 carbine: My deceased grandfather's gun. I shoot it once in a while to commemorate my grandfather's life. It's mostly plinking, and I am burning through old boxes of factory stuff I have had forever. No real reason to reload.


--Duck911

jcwit
November 28, 2012, 11:40 PM
not a stretch at all! lets take 38 special- cast bullet(free), 3.4gr HP-38($.0069), and a wolf small rifle primer($.014) that works out to under 2.1 cents a round, $1.04 per 50 round box. throw on 20 cents per box for shipping and hazmat fee and you got a box for $1.25.

cheapest 22 i can find is $20.22 for a 525 of rem goldens which translates to $1.93 per 50 round box. even with cci or win primers its still cheaper than 22 for me. of course you have to factor in time, but I enjoy reloading and casting. I can cast 650 38's an hour and load 350 an hour at a leisurely pace.

if you arent casting, then yeah- it is more expensive than 22.


I'm with you mike, but I am able to buy .22's for $16.00 for 525 rounds, thats .03 cents a round.

In my case I use primers that I purchased on a closeout years ago for less than $50 bucks for 5,000, I can use powders I've purchased for $8.00 a lb. in 8 lb jugs, and I cast my own bullets for free. Now I realize prices have gone up bunches, but in my case I can shoot handgun calibers for approx .02 cents and rifle rounds for less than .05 cents.

With the above said, I also have stockpiled .22 ammo that I'm sure will last most of the rest of my lifetime. Most of the plinking ammo cost $8.00 to $10.00 a brick.

CraigC
November 28, 2012, 11:40 PM
I don't reload for autoloaders because A) I don't shoot them as much as I do other types and B) I shoot on my own property and would never waste time sifting through the grass for my cases. So no .223, .380ACP or .45ACP. I also do not reload .270Winchester because I simply do not shoot it enough to justify the effort. Although I will be handloading for the 8x57 I have on the way.


i dont shoot much 22 anyways since 38 and 380 is cheaper for me to reload than the cheapest bulk 22.
That's pretty funny.

That might be fine IF (big IF) you get free lead and are retired and have nothing better to do. I may go through a 550rd bulk pack in a couple hours, several times a month. There is no way in hell that I would do that much shooting with centerfires if it meant hours at the bench and casting bullets. These days few people can get free lead anyway. All I have to do is click a few buttons and .22LR ammo shows up at the door in a couple days.

I love it when you guys make posts like that with components you bought 20yrs ago and free lead. Your numbers are entirely unrealistic for most people, using what's currently available. These days you're looking at $30 per 1000 primers, $15-$18 per pound of powder and I called every tire shop within a 50mile radius and couldn't find free lead. So the reality at my hacienda is commercial cast bullets and $7-$8/50rds of loaded ammunition.

jcwit
November 28, 2012, 11:48 PM
22lr i dont shoot much 22 anyways since 38 and 380 is cheaper for me to reload than the cheapest bulk 22.

That's pretty funny.

How so? I do it all the time! Cost for handgun ammo per round .02 to .03 cents.

Helps if you are one of those who help clean up the backstop of the indoor range. Lasts month cleanup netted me over 500 lbs of lead and by shooting friend got over a ton. We clean the range 3 times a year. As far as time spent I can cast over 500 rounds in 2 hours. Further more casting to me is a relaxing past time. Love being retired, life is good.

Reefinmike
November 29, 2012, 12:00 AM
wolf srp's are still 14/k and hp38 is $114/8lb jug... these arent primers i bought 20 years ago nor pulldown powders bought 10 years ago. free ww lead is pretty easy to come by if you are nice to the guys reloading your oil in your car! the place i get my weights from gets me a good 3/4 bucket each month. roughly 70 pounds once its cleaned up and sorted.

I remember the days not too long ago that 22 was $9 a brick and 7.62x39 was $100 a case... those were the days

GLOOB
November 29, 2012, 12:09 AM
That might be fine IF (big IF) you get free lead and are retired and have nothing better to do.

How so? I do it all the time!



... one of those who help clean up the backstop of the indoor range.
Free lead? Check.
Love being retired
Retired? Check.
casting to me is a relaxing past time
Nothing better to do? Check.

Sounds like you guys are in complete agreement. :evil:

CraigC
November 29, 2012, 10:02 AM
And all those things should be stipulated in the posts so that anyone reading it understands the conditions under which those costs are figured. Not everyone figures their time the same way and like I said, I shoot 2000-3000rds of .22LR a month. I work 365 days a year and time is limited. I'd rather be shooting than casting, scrounging for lead and processing scrap. I would burn up that 70lbs of lead in less than two months easily. So it would be a hell of a lot of effort to do the same amount of shooting. I'd rather save my time and spend $100-$120 on .22LR ammo. If I have a few extra hours here and there, I'd rather spend it leatherworking.


I can cast over 500 rounds in 2 hours.
And I'm sure that includes sizing and lubing??? How many hours do you spend loading that same 2000-3000rds??? 2000rds would take me 4hrs just for the loading process and that's on a Dillon 650. Even if you can cast 500 bullets, ready for loading in 2hrs, that's 8hrs just for the casting process. Which does not include gathering and processing scrap lead. We're already at 12hrs, just to save $25. If we're talking .38Spl I usually use a 158gr SWC and for 2000rds, that's 45lbs of processed lead. How long does it take to gather and process scrap to end up with 45lbs of lead? When you really break it down, that "free" lead ain't really so free after all.

I pay $237 for 6300rds shipped to my door. That works out to $1.89 per 50rds. If I burn up 2000rds in a month, that's $75.45. Taking the cost above of $1.25/50rds, for 2000rds of loaded ammo that's $50. So you're spending at least 12hrs to save $25. I think you might be better off getting a part time job as a Walmart greeter and using your employee discount to buy .22LR ammo. :rolleyes:

My "real" costs, which means buying primers and powder from the gun show, which is about the best I can do. Powder - $22.86/2000rds. Primers $52/2000rds. So even if I did get free lead and placed zero value on my time, I'd still spend the same amount on my shooting, only have a hell of a lot less time to shoot.


A Proud American Buys American
Does that include Wolf primers?

JLDickmon
November 29, 2012, 10:55 AM
.38/.357 and 9mm

(I don't own those guns any more)

that's why I started that "Bullet Box" thread.. stuff is just sitting here..

Arkansas Paul
November 29, 2012, 11:14 AM
I reload everything but rimfire and shotshell.
I don't shoot enough shotgun to fool with it. I honestly don't know if I fired a single round from a shotty in the 2012 year.
When I buy a new gun though, I order the dies and things at the same time. Loading is most of the fun IMO. I realize to some it's a means to an end, but for me it's therapy.

MtnCreek
November 29, 2012, 11:15 AM
22 rimfire (can't)
.32 long (don't shoot it much)
30-30 win (don't shoot it much)
7.62 rimmed (don't really like it)
7.5 swiss (don't shoot it much)
.45 colt (need to start, that stuff is $$$)
Probably something else...

jcwit
November 29, 2012, 11:15 AM
Does that include Wolf primers?

Nope! It does enclude CCI tho.

Heck, I just finished the other night reloading 100 rds using a Lee Loader and a Sinclair arbor press. Ya it was time consuming, but I sure enjoyed it, very relaxing.

Just to make it clear, the Lee Loader is not the only way I have to reload, but then I also do not have a progressive either.

Work 365 days a year? Never did that in my whole life and never intended or wanted to, only reason I ever worked was to enjoy myself. Like I said, I love retirement! Ya, I more than likely have better things to do with my time, but they aren't as enjoyable!

Bwana John
November 29, 2012, 11:16 AM
22lr
7.62 Com-Bloc
12 ga

mavracer
November 29, 2012, 11:20 AM
Besides 22lr the only ones I don't load for are 25acp, 32acp and 7.62X25. I also haven't loaded any shotgun shells in probably 10years.

CraigC
November 29, 2012, 11:54 AM
Work 365 days a year? Never did that in my whole life and never intended or wanted to, only reason I ever worked was to enjoy myself.
If you could make what I make working the hours I work, you would. You'd also be buying cast bullets and .22LR ammo and spending more time shooting than handloading/casting. I haven't worked an 8hr day in 7yrs.

jcwit
November 29, 2012, 12:11 PM
If you could make what I make working the hours I work, you would. You'd also be buying cast bullets and .22LR ammo and spending more time shooting than handloading/casting. I haven't worked an 8hr day in 7yrs.

Off topic I know but really I seriously doubt that I would, I'm only going to live here once and enjoying life is much more important to me that large amounts of money, BTW I retired at the ripe old age of 57/58, gave up working at a great paying job for enjoyment.

As far as casting, yes I would continue to cast, as I find it enjoyable, obviously you don't. To each his own.

Money has always been a secondary issue with me, and I always seemed to have more than enough.

Maybe I'm just a simple man with simple needs. But my collection is quite extensive.

Float Pilot
November 29, 2012, 12:22 PM
While I have occasionally loaded 7.62x39mm, generally speaking I do not.
Maybe if I had a little bolt gun in that chambering.....

CraigC
November 29, 2012, 12:23 PM
I seriously doubt that I would
You wouldn't work from home, drinking your own coffee, for 2-4hrs a day, making a hefty six figure income??? I've worked a lot harder for a hell of a lot less. It's 11:20am, actually been a non-typical, long work day. I'll be headed to the woods in a half hour.


...enjoying life is much more important to me that large amounts of money...
Likewise. Though I must admit that my situation is probably a lot more rare than free lead. ;)

jcwit
November 29, 2012, 12:42 PM
You wouldn't work from home, drinking your own coffee, for 2-4hrs a day, making a hefty six figure income??? I've worked a lot harder for a hell of a lot less. It's 11:20am, actually been a non-typical, long work day. I'll be headed to the woods in a half hour.

Nope, I enjoy total leisure! Oh wait, I do have a job to do tomorrow AM. Part of the Honor Guard for our local American Legion, Another Veteran Passed. No pay tho, which I'm more than OK with.

ny32182
November 29, 2012, 12:48 PM
I at least own the dies for every centerfire metallic cartridge I can shoot, except for 762x39, due to brass availability or lack thereof. That is the only commie cartridge I own; if I ever got into the others I'm guessing the same situation would exist.

RandyP
November 29, 2012, 12:59 PM
For me I don't presently reload for my two milsurps 7.62x25 and x54R....but I did work up a viable load for my x34R Nagant using some 32-20 brass so that I'd always be able to shoot the old gal-lol

Reefinmike
November 29, 2012, 01:25 PM
Craigc- i stop by once a month to my local NTB when out working in the area, its not out of my way at all. sorting 3/4 bucket takes about an hour to do. it takes about half an hour to clean up enough lead for a three hour casting session. its pretty easy for me to drop 650-700 an hour using a six cavity mold. they don't need sizing and lubing in alox takes all of 15 minutes for a couple thousand. so 2,000 in about 4.5 hours total. I apologize that i like to shoot a lot, like to shoot for cheap, take pride in my handywork, and enjoy the casting process. I'm self employed and only work 5-10 hours a week so I have plenty of time on my hands.

beatledog7
November 29, 2012, 01:42 PM
Rimfire, shotshell, and the ones I don't shoot.

Searcher4851
November 29, 2012, 01:42 PM
Getting back to the original topic, the only two cartridges I don't currently reload for are 7.65x53 and 7.62x25. I may have to start reloading the 7.62x25 though, I'm running out of surplus and it's been harder to find lately.

TennJed
November 29, 2012, 04:31 PM
Can you still purchase primers for less than .02 cents? If so where and how big of bulk

jcwit
November 29, 2012, 05:03 PM
Can you still purchase primers for less than .02 cents? If so where and how big of bulk

Very doubtful in todays world. I was only relating my own experience. I purchased primers at a close out, bought all they had, many many sleeves/bricks/packs of 5000, whatever you wish to call it. It was within the last 10 years tho.

Hacker15E
November 29, 2012, 06:52 PM
I shoot on my own property and would never waste time sifting through the grass for my cases. So no .223, .380ACP or .45ACP.

Sounds like a perfect opportunity to reload steel -- pick it up outta the grass with a magnet, and if there are some that you can't find, then no big loss.

TennJed
November 29, 2012, 09:34 PM
I like that signature TennJed.

Thanks, do you know where it is from?

CraigC
November 30, 2012, 12:39 AM
Sounds like a perfect opportunity to reload steel -- pick it up outta the grass with a magnet, and if there are some that you can't find, then no big loss.
Yeah, I don't think so.

BigN
November 30, 2012, 04:33 AM
40 S&W. I hate that gun so I don't shoot it.

Clark
December 1, 2012, 01:19 AM
I actually bought factory ammo since I started reloading:

22 short
22 long
22 long rifle
22 mag
17 M2
17 HMR
12 ga

Swampman
December 1, 2012, 02:06 AM
.22 Rimfire
.25 acp

To those that say 7.62x39 isn't worth reloading for because Commie guns aren't accurate enough to tell the difference.
What would people think about AR-15 accuracy if all they ever shot was cheap Russian steel case ammo?

There are quite a few SKSs out there that will surprise you if properly fed.

7075-T7
December 1, 2012, 09:06 AM
Don't reload for:
9mm
.40 S&W
.380 ACP
12Ga.
.38 special/.357 magnum (don't shoot it enough)

wankerjake
December 1, 2012, 11:31 AM
I always told myself that if I ever got an AR, I would just buy factory ammunition and sell the brass. That lasted about 2 days. I swear it was a reflex, it was out of my control. Dies and bullets came in the mail, I assume I ordered them :)

stiffdogg06
December 1, 2012, 10:19 PM
I own an AK and do not reload 7.62x39. Just cheaper to buy russian surplus.

Clark
December 2, 2012, 01:36 AM
wankerjake
I always told myself that if I ever got an AR, I would just buy factory ammunition and sell the brass. That lasted about 2 days.

There could be a compulsive aspect to handloading?

jr_roosa
December 2, 2012, 01:52 AM
I reload every center fire metallic cartridge I shoot. I don't bother with shotgun...don't shoot it enough.

I wouldn't reload 9mm if I got one. Too big a pain for not much benefit.

I would also probably not reload a ton of .223 if I got an M4gery, for the same reason. I'd reload match loads if I got a NM AR15.

.223 and 9mm might be more interesting if I got a progressive press I suppose.

I shoot a bunch of Winchester White Box in my 1911, but it's just because it's only a few dollars more than buying empty .45 Auto brass.

I also shoot HXP in my Garand for the brass.

-J.

1911 guy
December 2, 2012, 02:21 AM
.22lr, .380ACP and 20 ga.

robMaine
December 2, 2012, 08:53 PM
I don't reload for 9mm. 45acp, 223, 22lr, 17hmr or 12 gauge.

Swampman
December 3, 2012, 01:30 AM
I own an AK and do not reload 7.62x39. Just cheaper to buy russian surplus.
I thought all the Russian surplus 7.62 x39 was steel core M43 and illegal to import, would you care to name your source? I'd love to get some...

Reefinmike
December 3, 2012, 01:56 AM
There could be a compulsive aspect to handloading?
Absolutely! I get this weird twitchy feeling if I have a piece of brass unloaded brass laying around. I have 35 pieces of 38 brass that havent been loaded in about 4 days. I cast me up some boolits last night so once the lube dries tomorrow i will be able to sleep soundly again. dont even ask me about how much 223 brass i have unloaded, I dont want to think about it.

GSPKurt
December 5, 2012, 11:11 PM
7.62x39
.22 LR
Shotshells

I DO load 5.7X28FN, but what a pain in the ass...

cfullgraf
December 5, 2012, 11:36 PM
Absolutely! I get this weird twitchy feeling if I have a piece of brass unloaded brass laying around.

I used to be this way. But I learned to stop reloading when my storage place is full regardless how much empty brass is around.

I replaced it with collecting reloading tools to try.:)

Zekest Crowe
December 5, 2012, 11:50 PM
I'm a fixing to add fraz-a-racking 9mm to my don't reload anymore list.

Never had a problem with reloading .380 ACP, .38/.357, nor .45 ACP.

The blasted 9 mils sometimes chamber, sometimes not.

Now I got 500 newly reloaded 9mm rounds that fire then stovepipe on the way out!

Dang durn blasted 9 mils. :fire:

mcdonl
December 6, 2012, 08:10 AM
CraigC.... makes sense knowing where you are coming from regarding money.

I hate money. I make enough to live comfortably, put some away and put my kids through college. You would probably hate trapping, as there are typicaly more costs than income from fur.

If your life is controlled by the all-mighty dollar you will miss out on a lot of the finer things in life you cannot buy off a shelf.

CraigC
December 6, 2012, 11:43 AM
If your life is controlled by the all-mighty dollar you will miss out on a lot of the finer things in life you cannot buy off a shelf.
If that is your impression then you have obviously misinterpreted something I wrote. Money is a means to an end and nothing more. While I make more money now than I ever have in my life, my attitude has never changed. My perspective has but my attitude towards things like handloading and casting goes all the way back to when I started, when I was working my rearend off making $6/hr 50-60hrs a week.

The statement was not "I cast bullets because I enjoy it". This is a personal thing and if it's what you enjoy, I never take any issue with it whatsoever. The statement was "I don't buy .22LR because I can shoot centerfires for less money". That is a statement about money and that I take issue with. The difference being, if you're doing it for fun, then the cost savings is just a bonus. If you're doing it to save money, you're killing yourself for little gain.

We all have our own preferences and priorities. We all have our own attitudes about money. Some folks have more time than money and they shoot more by casting bullets and scrounging lead. By the same token, I handload to save money so that I can shoot more. I buy cast bullets and .22LR because I have more money than time. Handloading is not something I do for fun and I am truly jealous of those who enjoy it. I simply don't. For me it is a necessary chore to be able to do the amount of shooting I want to do. Likewise, for me, casting bullets is also not something I would enjoy and I could not justify the cost savings versus the time involved. I'd rather be shooting commercial bullets than casting my own. The time I save can be spent on things I'd rather be doing. I just started stitching up another holster yesterday. I handload to save money, I buy commercial cast bullets to save time, I buy .22LR to save time AND money, plus I enjoy shooting them. I shoot, hunt and do leatherwork because I enjoy it. I make money to pay for it all. YMMV.

hentown
December 6, 2012, 11:49 AM
I'm not going to wade through all the posts, but, on the face of it, this has to be a nonsensical thread!:eek:

mcdonl
December 6, 2012, 12:11 PM
Sorry to be presumptive Craig... you explained far more than you needed to. My apologize. My perspective is I have a high stress healthcare job that does pay well, and two teenage daughters. So... given all of that I look forward to the winding down I do in the long cold winters in Maine when shooting is not possible.

I also like to do as much of any given process myself as I can... for instance, for $13 I can buy 1 oz of skunk essence that will last me a year. But, I prefer to buy syringes and bottles and extract it myself. It cost more, but it is fun and I know how to do it. Same with tanning, making lube and casting boolits.

Honestly, I enjoy handloading equal to shooting and may even enjoy it more given I spend more time loading than shooting.

OP - I dont reload 9mm because I only shoot my 9mm enough to be proficient with it and as it is my CCW I like to cary HP's... To qualify that last statement... I have not yet in my short time reloading (5 years or so...) been able to get a 100% reliable 9mm HP load in my KAHR... therefore I prefer to shoot factory 9mm JHP's that I know cycle.

CraigC
December 6, 2012, 12:28 PM
No worries. I understand and respect that, truly. My intent was never to diminish the enjoyment folks get from doing such things but like I said, the statements made were about saving money, not enjoyment. I just could not fathom scrounging, casting and reloading, round for round, instead of buying .22LR.

Perhaps my attitude towards casting/handloading will change with time. For now, I'm very happy with the way things are and can't wait to start the next leather project. :)

JohnM
December 6, 2012, 12:37 PM
If it's not a rim fire I'll reload it.
Don't need any particular reasons.
I'll save a little usually and have a good time doing it.

Gik-tal
December 6, 2012, 09:13 PM
The only one I have that I do not reload for is the 32 ACP.

jcwit
December 6, 2012, 09:40 PM
The best thing is I have no need to scrounge any components to cast or reload. I'm on the board of directors at our local indoor range and get/have way more components than I'll ever use. Same goes for powder and primers and for that matter probably encludes .22's.

Life is good.

TheCracker
December 6, 2012, 10:26 PM
Everything but .22 LR

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