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

Post by JEBar » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:59 pm

this morning I decided to load 100 full power 44 Mags for use in our Henry .... when I went out to setup our portable reloading station it turned out to be way too hot, too humid and too windy .... as an alternative, I decided to stay inside and use our Lee hand press .... that is something I haven't done since the late 60's .. :? .. doing so quickly reminded me of why I bought a RCBS Rock Cruncher .... it took a while but I completed loading 100 rounds using CCI Large Pistol Magnum Primers, 23.8 g of W296, and 240 gr Nosler JSP bullets .... well before I finished using a Lee crimping die as the last step on the final round, I'd made up my mind to wait out the weather the next time I decide to make some bullets .. :roll:
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by Rifletom » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:15 pm

Dang! Now that's commitment. Good job Jim. How are those handhelds to use?
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by runnin n gunnin » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:35 pm

Well, weather was cool today, 95 12% humidity, so I set up a 270 range and worked the black guns.
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I have about 1,000 pieces of brass to clean and prep now, will start tomorrow.

Oh yeah, I had to share the range today with a friend
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by Rifletom » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:27 pm

r-n-g, sure like the range, but, I do NOT like those rattlers. Yikes!
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by runnin n gunnin » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:46 pm

Yeah, he was a big 3 footer with 12 rattles, been around for a while.
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by BigAl52 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:21 pm

He would have been a dead one if I would of seen him
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by BigAl52 » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:23 pm

JEBar wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:59 pm
this morning I decided to load 100 full power 44 Mags for use in our Henry .... when I went out to setup our portable reloading station it turned out to be way too hot, too humid and too windy .... as an alternative, I decided to stay inside and use our Lee hand press .... that is something I haven't done since the late 60's .. :? .. doing so quickly reminded me of why I bought a RCBS Rock Cruncher .... it took a while but I completed loading 100 rounds using CCI Large Pistol Magnum Primers, 23.8 g of W296, and 240 gr Nosler JSP bullets .... well before I finished using a Lee crimping die as the last step on the final round, I'd made up my mind to wait out the weather the next time I decide to make some bullets .. :roll:
Tell Maureen your mounting one to the kitchen table next time Jim
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by JEBar » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:47 pm

BigAl52 wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:23 pm
Tell Maureen your mounting one to the kitchen table next time Jim
:shock: .... she has way tooooo many loads on hand for her Smith & Wesson for me to even consider that :?
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by runnin n gunnin » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:20 am

Trust me, I am no snake wrangler, he is definitely dead thanks to CCI .45 Colt snake shot !
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Re: What did you do at your reloading bench today?

Post by JEBar » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:32 am

runnin n gunnin wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:20 am
Trust me, I am no snake wrangler, he is definitely dead thanks to CCI .45 Colt snake shot !
action I can identify with and fully support .. 8-)
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