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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by fortyshooter » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:39 am

I use a lot of Unique for .45 Colt and low-mid level .44 Mag loads as well as .45 ACP and .38 Special.
From what I see in my load manuals Unique can work for mild .357 Mag loads since you give up speed at max levels of pressure.
That's why Alliant 2400 is a great powder for .357 and .44 Magnum.
Power Pistol is just a bit slower than Unique so may work better in some mild Magnum loads.

I just ordered 500 MB 158 gr. round nose .38 Special bullets to use with Unique and Power Pistol loads in .38 Special loads for revolver use.
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Post by fortyshooter » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:21 pm

Went ahead and ordered some Alliant 2400 powder this afternoon from Mid South Shooters Supply and the hazmat fee wasn't to bad at 16 bucks.
The only LGS that has a good selection of powders was still out and no telling when they will have any.
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Post by dasmoeturhead » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:02 am

Ordered 500 bullets for the 45 acp.
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Post by Vaquero » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:47 am

Well the first part of the week I spent some time at the bench, loaded 100 rds. of 41 mag, 60 rds. of 44 and 25 rds of the 180 gr 357's.
Also got quite a bit of brass all cleaned up, Wed. I even had a small casting session cast 75 270 gr 41's and 50 230 gr 45's.
Then the mailman showed up with a shipment from Missouri, 500 250 gr, & 500 200 gr, all 45's.
Then yesterday I took the scooter out for some fresh air, and stopped at a couple gunshops, ended up with 6000 primers and 200 more pieces of Hornady 357 brass.

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Post by Vaquero » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:51 am

The casting session.

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One of my stops. A regular ATF, as they really sell beer and cigarettes, then the other section is reloading, ammunition and firearms. :o :lol:

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Post by BigAl52 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:49 am

I put away four lbs of powder and some primers. Need to go shoot before any more reloading work.
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Post by BigAl52 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:50 am

I bet you hate those led lights on the front of that big ole hog. Are they JW Speaker
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by Vaquero » Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:56 pm

BigAl52 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:50 am
I bet you hate those led lights on the front of that big ole hog. Are they JW Speaker
Not sure what brand they are, replacements from the big crash last year.
Pretty bright at night, better than the '99 factory ones were. ;)

About to get her out for a short ride.
Lawnmower battery dead, wife's headed to pick up GS #2.
While she's out she volunteered to pickup a new one.
So I have a couple hrs to kill.
Later.

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Post by Vaquero » Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:58 pm

BigAl52 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:49 am
I put away four lbs of powder and some primers. Need to go shoot before any more reloading work.
I gonna load up a handful of those 250's I got for the Cowboy later and see how they shoot next to the last batch that I got from Brazo.
This afternoon or tomorrow.
I'm outa here.

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Post by Grunt67 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:10 pm

Sorted thru a batch of 9mm brass I had bought online, different headstamps. Sorted them out by HS. Threw the odd balls out, still wound up with well over 400 pcs, already cleaned & ready for the next step. Actually, the next step right now is getting bullets. Got some on order, but everybody is behind, so............
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