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Old September 17, 2011, 11:41 AM   #1
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20 bangs and no booms

Just got back from the range and my first attempt at handloading was a success. I made 20 bullets and my 1911ate them just fine. I was just shooting at water bottles at a 25 yard berm so I wasn't logging accuracy or anything but the dirt kicked up very close to my point of aim so I am pretty happy.

Now to load up the rest of the brass I have and call myself a reloader!

On a side note... a friend gave me some range pickup brass and as I sorted it I found some .45 acp +p brass, some with nickle/brass and some brass. I'll have to dig around in my manual and see what it has to say about the dimensions for that brass before I try loading those cases.
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Old September 17, 2011, 04:29 PM   #2
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Congratulations Habaz72 & welcome to the fold of us that don`t depend on the masses to supply our ammo !!

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Old September 17, 2011, 05:17 PM   #3
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Now, you can start thinking about casting a few boolits.

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Old September 17, 2011, 05:21 PM   #4
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Welcome to the wonderful world of rollin' yer own!

You are in fact a reloader. You have reloaded, and will reload..... you have the sickness, now. Pass it on!
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Old September 17, 2011, 07:41 PM   #5
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I made 20 bullets and my 1911ate them just fine.
No, you made 20 rounds, shells, or cartridges. The bullet is what was hitting the berm. Just a minor point, but now that you are a reloader, you should be correct in your terminology.

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