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What did you load today?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by K-Texas, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. drband

    drband I tried being normal once, I didn't like it.
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    Yes, it IS good to have the components. I'm trying to have enough on hand to get through any supply shortages. Sometimes hard to do that if you like to shoot!;)
     
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  2. IRONMIKE1378

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    Not sure yet. .. it will be a few months before ill reload anything else. Got to start packing everything up for the move.
     
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  3. drband

    drband I tried being normal once, I didn't like it.
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    Understood. Hope it all goes well for you. Sounds like a good change.
     
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  4. taylorjr

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    Popped out almost 500 on my Redding single stage on Sunday morning.
     
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  5. GT Jon

    GT Jon Mighty Morphin' Mongoloid Smiley Ranger

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    Spent some time with a friend today showing him the benefits of a progressive press. It was already set up for my regular load, so I just ran him through the process. Since I was down to 73 Berrys 124gr RN plated, I made 23 and explained each step and how I watched each station, then cut him loose and he made 50 for himself. Gaged them, tossed 'em in a box and then labeled them.

    We'll see how he likes them. He loved how quick the process was, even taking ample amounts of time.

    Now to figure out how to make some Xtreme 147's work for me. ;)
     
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  6. MCW Sky

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    1. Materials - Xtreme 9mm 115grain plated round nose - Power Pistol 6.8grains each - CCI 500 Small Pistol Primers - Cleaned and Deprimed mixed brass.
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    2. The Press - Lee Classic Turret with Disk measure 0.61cc - Lee dies with Lee factory crimp die.
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    3. In progress:
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    4. 680 or so done - started with a partial box of projectiles - decided to call it a night when the next full box was done rather than open another.
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    5. Packaged and labeled and ready for the range - using my home made repack boxes.
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    Almost 4 per minute isn't too bad I think on a turret press - including the setup time and picking up the dropped primers and putting everything away at the end (actually took closer to four but I had several interruptions which I tried to adjust for).
    Of course that did not include the time to separate or clean or deprime.
    I did catch two .380s in there - interesting they are not tall enough to trigger the powder drop and since I visually inspect every charge - if a .380 makes it that far I should catch it there.
    Also had about 8 or 10 more 124 grain hollow points mixed in with my 115 grain round nose form Xtreme.
     
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  8. rharp

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    I need to get my butt into the basement and do some reloading. I haven't touched my loader in over a month. I'm just not motivated right now. Lol.
     
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    I ran out 500 soft shooting 9mm for IDPA. Virtually no muzzle flip with a nice thump recoil. Works really nice on double taps.

    3.6 grains of Accurate #2 powder
    147 grain Xtreme RN
    1.160" OAL

    Runs a little over 900 fps from an XDm 5.25
     
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    So far this weekend, I loaded 160 300AAC plinking rounds.

    Reformed LC cases
    147gr Mil surplus .308 bullets
    17.8 Accurate 1680
    CCI 400 primers
    2.220 OAL
    1700 fps (according to the Hornady 9th edition)
     
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    Loaded up the following today
    200 rounds of 9mm
    5.2gr Win Autocomp
    S&B SPP
    125gr SNS coated round nose
    1.105 OAL

    200 rounds of 40 S&W
    6.0gr True Blue
    S&B SPP
    165gr Xtreme flat nose HPCB (using up the last of the Xtremes.....have moved on to SNS 165gr coated flat nose)
    1.125 OAL

    getting ready to load 200 rounds 45acp with HP-38 and SNS 200gr coated SWC;)
     
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    100 rnds 9mm Winchester brass, wsp, zero 147 gn jhp, 3.6 gn tight group. Sonic cleaned 500 more rounds, deprimed, sized, and cleaned again.
     
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    After over a year I finally got back to reloading. I loaded 565 rounds of 9mm today.

    9mm 115 gr Egglestonmunitions polycoat
    5.7gr Silhouette
    CCI 400
    1.1 LOC
     
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    I loaded up some 9mm today too, 400 rounds. My uncle told me about a place 45 minutes away that sells bulk reloading components. Best prices I have seen, beats the LGS prices by over $12 on a single brick of primers.

    Todays loads were:

    115gr RN from Xtreme
    5.8gr Power Pistol
    CCI 400

    That load has been running pretty decent for me lately.

    I'll have to switch back over to load up some .223 soon, need to make some varmint rounds to go coyote hunting next weekend.
     
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