We don't load and shoot 200 rounds of Magnum in a single range session. Maybe a dozen rounds. Maybe barely more, or less. It's not 'bulk range ammo'. We work up extremely accurate loads and shoot small quantities. Since the quantities are often small, 'economy' is often a falsehood. So your original question, "Do you handload to cut costs?" Well we handload for super accurate ammunition. The fact that it saves a nickel per round is frosting on the cake. But if you only shoot a dozen rounds per year, so many good ammo manufacturers like Black Hills and Nozler make excellent ammo! Doesn't matter if each round costs a few cents more, saving two cents and missing your target is no economy. Like he said in the film Unforgiven, "Dying ain't much of a living boy." In our case, "Inaccurate ammo ain't much of Marksmanship, boy". Same thing. Cheap but inaccurate doesn't mean valuable. Accuracy is value.