What have you done in the reloading room today

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by horsemen61, Jan 7, 2018.

  1. Demi-human

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    Well, look at me being all envious of @Shovel ’s new digs! Love the slide-by barn doors.:thumbup:
    My stuff is in a closet too, but it all has to occupy only one section of your shelving, at six foot eight or lower.:(

    Someday it will be a room. A whole room! And a glorious room at that! Spacious enough for even a little clutter maybe.:)
    Maybe even the garage.:cool:
     
  2. JKP

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    I went to the range yesterday and fired 300 9mm. After getting down to the man cave, I decapped the brass and wet tumbled with chips for 2 hours. I dried the brass for 20 minutes at 180 degrees in my old toaster oven. The next phase for me is size, prime and expand the case mouth. This phase I crank the press left handed, which my old right elbow likes. The cases are now stored until ready to charge and set bullets. Fun day.
     
  3. tucmox

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    Slight break in the weather today so I hiked out to the range to test some 9mm and 45ACP loads. Finished up with the chrony and decided to just plink a few when the Squib Demon bit me!
     
  4. GeoDudeFlorida

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    Went to the post office to pick up my latest bullets orders: 100 160gr. .358 LRN, 100 148gr. .358 WC, 2 x 100pc boxes of Hunter's 225gr. .452 LFN, and a 500pc box of Berry's 230gr. .452 CPRN. Now to scrounge enough primers to make some ammo.
     
  5. Maddawg2020

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    Loaded 200 rounds of 223 yesterday and unloaded them at the range this morning.
     
  6. bersaguy

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    Loaded up 100 38spl and got them boxed up and labeled. I think I get way too excited about naming my creations:D 20210225_164930.jpg
     
  7. NR53

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    Well, I loaded another 100 rounds of 9mm this morning.
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  8. GeoDudeFlorida

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    Very efficient! :thumbup:

    Saturday is my "range day" while my wife is at the spa getting her hair done. She gets dolled up, I get dirty. :)
     
  9. Legionnaire
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    I "unloaded" 40 .243 AI fire-forming rounds. Yesterday, actually. Plan to shoot a few more this Saturday, and then I'll start working up serious loads in the formed brass.
     
  10. kalielkslayer
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    6EA16628-1F75-4403-B14B-BD6CC41003AF.jpeg Today I sorted by head stamp 600 9mm cases I decapped and sized yesterday, sorted another 800 9mm cases that were tumbled but not decapped or sized.

    And I tumbled 281 .223 cases.

    Haven’t built a bullet in 2 days, but I’m prepping.
     
  11. CoalCrackerAl

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    I ran off another 200 rounds of 9mm. I got a lot of reloading done over the winter. I'll be ready for the nice weather and some range time.
     
  12. Mark_Mark

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    shiny 9 mm ! and with holes in the tip

    DROOLING
     
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  13. entropy

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    Finished rebuilding the .22 I was working on, back to working .223 brass.
     
  14. MFInc

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    Loaded up 50 9mm loads. First time using new brass, and seems Like I Got a bit more consistency on my OAL's this time. Only had 4 that were under my OAl. Will pull and re-do them before crimp. Plunked a few of the others and they were fine.
     
  15. tucmox

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    That barn door is just too cool! I'm installing one on the entrance to my basement so I won't have to lug a safe down there. Your pics inspired me to accelerate the program. Beautiful job!
     
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  16. Shovel

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    Thanks. I'm half lazy and wanted to be able to close off a mess without cleanup. Oh, and to sort of hide things from casual observers. Here's what I based the doors on - only change I'd make is to use top installed hangers (Tractor Supply has them). DIY BYPASS CLOSET BARN DOORS FOR $70 EACH USING TONGUE AND GROOVE - Home on Mount Forest
     
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  17. entropy

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    Not very secure. I'd still want a safe in any room that had that door, cool as it is.
     
  18. Lennyjoe

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    Reloading 400 180 grain XTP 10MM with 800 X. Finally ran out of XTP bullets so I’ll add to shopping list.
     
  19. EMC45

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    Last night I "loaded" my Model 31 snub to go to a church meeting and then "unloaded" it when I got home.
     
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  20. swg1

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    Continue sorting, organizing and cleaning so the reloading room is once again a functional operation. I've got the debris pile down to knee deep and I can get glimpses of the walls behind the bench tops. Find stuff that I couldn't immediately identify, "Oh, that's a form die to size down 24ga brass shotshells to 577/450 MH, now where does it go,...?"
     
  21. Foton

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    Love that. In my old house (we moved last year) one of my benches was affectionately know as the “debris field”. Took forever to find anything. Got that sorted out in the move. Won’t happen again. He said. Fingers crossed.
     
  22. Hooda Thunkit

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    Good luck with that.
     
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  23. HDMontana

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    Put together some test loads for a new .45 LC that I purchased recently.
     
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  24. Shanghai McCoy

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    I was gifted some 65 grain BTSP bullets for my 223 so made up 4 versions of test loads over the past week. Tried them out on a couple days when weather and work cooperated.
     
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  25. BreechFace

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    Very nice way of solving your shelf support problem! Great looking setup.
     
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