What have you done in the reloading room today

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

  1. Mark_Mark
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    my brother in Arkansas took me trout fishing.; i mr with a little line weight and shrimp! Get in the water toss in the current. SO MUCH FUN!
     
  2. Mark_Mark
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    that looks FUN!
     
  3. memtb

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    I hope that you’re right! Except that, my wife did a bunch of internet research.....and suggested (strongly) that I try my new Starline Brass. If that is the answer, I’ll never live it down! :D memtb
     
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  4. memtb

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    If anyone is interested......I’ve got some good “trout loads” worked-up” for my rifle using cast bullets! :D you just pick out the ones that you want! :p memtb
     
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  5. Walkalong

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    Chamfered and debured the Dasher cases and they are tumbling for a short time before I hand prime them.

    I'm running low on 105 Hybrids, 200+, and after Sat that will be 100+, but picked up 500 Berger 108 Match BT Target bullets from Brunos the other day, and received the tracking number today, so I can get by.

    I have 500 105 Hybrids back ordered with Hunts Long Range, so hopefully those will come through, but I have no idea how many folks are in front of me.
     
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  6. film495

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    9mm dummy rounds ... first ones in a new to me cartrdige, cycled them, plunked them ... all seemed good.
     
  7. rwilky78

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    Those are beautiful revolvers.
     
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  8. Lennyjoe

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    When I’m not in the reloading room I’m on the river with my grandson.

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  9. reloaded_in_pa

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    I took inventory on bullets and started casting more today. Getting ready for spring.

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  10. 1976B.L.Johns.

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    Ditto, on the high end of loads...........;)
     
  11. Walkalong

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    Primed the Dasher cases.
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    I like the stainless pans. Never thought about using those.
     
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  13. Hoe50
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    My replacement decapping pin came in from midway so I can partially process the 100 once fired 30 carbine cses I bought last month. That might be it for tonight. I don’t have powder or dies yet for this round.

    I am tempted to convert steel berdan 7.62x39 to grendel so I might see how hard depriming those might be.
     
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  14. MFInc

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    Rechecked my loads of 9mm that I did. Had to re-zero my scale so I wanted to make sure they were on point, which most were. I noticed the small slider thing on my scale likes to walk up .1-2 grains when taking the pan on or off. That with the FA scale and my other digi walking got the blood pressure up a bit in adding to the confusion. Set the OAL on one at 1.100" as per my load data on seater die. These are once fired brass btw so the lengths vary but are in spec. Out of the 55 I did. I was only able to get about 18 at that OAL. The rest were short or I had to run them through the seater again but with more umph, ultimately making them shorter than OAL... Started getting to get frustrated aa this has been an issue even with new brass. Then I find my digi caliper was not staying zeroed and I had to re measure all of them again, until I tried to use the caliper as a tomahawk on my bench, it just started throwing random numbers after that...Another target for the range.
     
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  15. Bartojc

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    Loaded more 9mm, this is a bi-weekly or at least monthly event. Ran some brass through the tumbler. I found a medium sized box with a bunch of .243 brass that I forgot about. It was right under a gallon zip lock bag full of .243 brass :) I need to sort it and maybe play with some .243 this spring as long as I have enough supplies.

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  16. bdb242

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    Bad work day yesterday, rainy, cold, blaugh...... Watched video's on annealing brass with a torch. Took the plunge and did 52 Winchester 6-284 cases, 30 .223 FC cases. and 6 257 WSM cases for another custom rifle. I reasoned that the 6-284 and the 257 WSM were way to hard to make not to make them last a lot longer. Both rifles were chambered with "tite necks" and a lot of work is required to have proper brass. Trimmed all the brass to spec and loaded 10 .223's with 60gr Hornady HP's and some AR Comp at 2.259 COAL. 5 rounds for an AR and 5 rounds for a M700 Remington. Now if the sun will shine....
     
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    Picked up some Shooter's World Tactical Rifle powder last week locally. Long time reloader behind the counter said it was comparable to TAC. Don't know. Loaded up a ladder load for 62 grain fusions in .223. I've got about 2-3K of these left from a few years ago. I don't usually work up a load in cold temps so I might just put these rounds in my dehydrator at 95 degrees for an hour. We'll see what happens. LOL Also hand primed 200 9mm cases. If anybody has experience with this powder, I'd like to hear about it.
     
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  18. Viking357

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    I wet tumbled 50 308 cases and 176 9 mm cases.
     
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    heat cycling a new MP Mold for this weekend
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    200 rounds of 45acp loaded, boxed and labeled.
    I have definitely gotten my money's worth from repackbox. Those boxes and a pack of Avery labels have kept me entertained for quite a while now 20210317_172213.jpg 20210317_172357.jpg 20210317_172453.jpg 20210317_173323.jpg
     

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  22. Walkalong

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    Loaded the 6 Dasher cases, so now I am ready for the one day PRS match Saturday at Alabama Precision.

    From a match two years ago. My nephew .
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  23. Mark_Mark
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    that looks fun!
     
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  24. IALoder

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    I sized and trimmed 50 .223 cases, then deprimed my .243 and .223 from this past weekend. I finished that up a lot faster than I thought I would, and finally put the set of williams fire sights that my wife HAD to get when she saw them on her 20ga Deer Slayer. I'll probably zero that next time I go to the range. Much to my shoulder's chagrin....
     
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  25. 375supermag

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    Hi...
    Another busy day in the reloading room.
    First thing I did was throw about 100 pieces of .44Spl brass in my smallest tumbler for about 5-6 hours.

    After that, I resized, deprimed and flared them, then tossed them in a bin with some other .44Spl brass that had been previously processed. Probably 250-300 pieces of brass in that storage bin.

    Then I resized, deprimed and flared and then reprimed 350 pieces of .45Colt brass using Federal large pistol primers. Did all of that on my RCBS APS bench mounted priming tool and RockChucker press.

    The plan is to get the .45Colt brass loaded tomorrow and possibly prime the .44Spl brass.
     
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