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Old April 11, 2012, 04:39 PM   #1
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The 'what are you reloading today?' thread

Though this would be a fun idea. Everyone can just post up what they've been reloading. Maybe someone is loading the same oddball caliber you are!

I'll start it off.

I'm just cleaning and sorting .40 brass. Boring...
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Old April 11, 2012, 04:43 PM   #2
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As soon as I get home, I will finish seating 240g SWC bullets on top of 7.5g of Universal in 100 .44Spec cases that I started at lunch.
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Old April 11, 2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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Just got my first dies, so as soon as I get home I'll be reloading my very first ammo ever. Will be 9mm 115gr FMJ over Unique. Going to be making my work up then going to the range tonight to see how they do. Getting stoked. Come on 1700 hours!
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Old April 11, 2012, 05:12 PM   #4
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Just finished loading 100 rounds of .223 on my Hornady LnL press. Using the Hornady 55 grain FMJBT that I got free for buying the press with Alliant's new AR-Comp powder for AR rifles. This is my second batch using this powder. The groups I got with the first batch were impressive...all within the size of a Quarter @ 100 yards.

http://www.alliantpowder.com/product...r/ar_comp.aspx
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Old April 11, 2012, 05:27 PM   #5
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I'm preparing ammo to ladder test for my .308/5R. For one batch I will be using RE-15 powder and for the other Varget. I shot a 3.633 group (4 shot) at 400 yards with the Varget/175 Smk and I gonna tighten it up a bit. That was my first time shooting at that distance with the .308.
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Old April 11, 2012, 05:32 PM   #6
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when i get home in a few weeks im gonna be picking up my m&p 40. gonna be loading some 165 cast loads as well.
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Old April 11, 2012, 05:50 PM   #7
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If I'm not lazy, I'll prep another 150 or so pieces of 30-06. Been slowly working through a bucket containing several years worth of Lake City.
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Old April 11, 2012, 07:13 PM   #8
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I was prepping some 32-20 Win brass fired in my Ruger Blackhawk. I will be loading them with 115 grain hardcast lead. Since load data is limited due to use in older weaker revolvers, I use QuickLoad to develop my loads with.
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Old April 11, 2012, 07:35 PM   #9
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this week

at the bench I loaded 200 rounds of 40 cal S&W 180 g round over 7.5 g AA#7 on my Lee turret press. to day i loaded 200 rounds of 9mm 124 g round over 5.5 g of AA #5,also last week I loaded 200 rounds of M1 Carbine 110 g round over 21.6 g of H110. I am retired I do 3 things shoot, reload and nap. I also have a Honey Do List as my wife calls it, I refere to it as roundtoit list. I'll do it when I get around to it because I wear the pants in my family and have my wife permission to say so.
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Old April 11, 2012, 07:40 PM   #10
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Turned out 200 9mm 125gr cast cone nose over 4.3gr W231. Waiting for my 10mm dies to show up so I can use my hand cannon again
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Old April 11, 2012, 07:52 PM   #11
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Trying a new load 8.2 gr of power pistol with 180 gr berry FP. 44 spcl
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Old April 11, 2012, 08:18 PM   #12
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I loaded 10 or so 90 grn gold dot bullets for my 380's. I may chrony them tomorrow before I load any more. My powder is win 231.
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Old April 11, 2012, 08:47 PM   #13
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I'm swaging more lead .457" round balls into slugs for my duplex loads in 45 Colt.
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Old April 11, 2012, 09:21 PM   #14
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I was casting today. Over 250 keepers of .358 LSWC cast, and lubed. I will load them up in some .38 spcl cases with some Trail Boss before I go to the range on Saturday.
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Old April 11, 2012, 09:29 PM   #15
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Loaded some 357s today. NOE 360-160 Custom Ray Thompson SWC clone with a plain base and slightly expanded lube groove over 6.2 grains of 231. Normally shoot this boolit with 15.5 grains 296 but wanna give 231 a shot.
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Old April 11, 2012, 10:27 PM   #16
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Staring at the 1800+ 40S&W cases that need to be tumbled (100 pieces at a time) then sorted, sized, expanded, sacked and stored. At least the 600+ 9mm cases have been tumbled.
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Old April 11, 2012, 10:55 PM   #17
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Just finished 30 44 Mags, 180 gr WC with 9 gr of 231. Before that was more 245 gr Keith boolits with 19.0 gr of 2400. I have about 300 rounds of 45 Colt loaded with 5 different powders and 2 boolits. Waiting on the mountains to thaw so I can go to my free private range.

I recently loaded up almost 100 454 Casull too. Working up loads. It's going to be a big bore summer.
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Old April 11, 2012, 11:17 PM   #18
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45 colt

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Just bought a Henry Big Boy in 45 colt. Wanna shoot it a lot. Gotta load a lot.
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Old April 11, 2012, 11:23 PM   #19
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45 acp , hornady 230 grain with hogdon titegroup 4.6 grain
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Old April 11, 2012, 11:56 PM   #20
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Finished up 100 .45 ACP tonight. First time reloading for this caliber, just got my 1911 a couple weeks ago.
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Old April 12, 2012, 09:43 AM   #21
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-Cleaning/sorting .40 brass
-Working on a minor PF load for .40 with various 180gr bullets (& boolits) with VVN320 & Titegroup
-loading up minor PF loads for my wife's XDm 5.25 9mm (Berry's 124gr RN, 4.0gr Titegroup, Federal SP primer, Winchester brass, 1.15 OAL)
-doing a trigger job on my XDm 5.25 .40
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Old April 12, 2012, 12:07 PM   #22
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I loaded 200 rds of .38 spl / and about 300 rds of .357 mag ....( everything with a 158gr FMJ bullet this morning....on my Dillon 650 .../ and I'm taking 5 S&W revolvers to the range this afternoon - for some entertainment:

K frames...( using 1 holster..for all K frames)...
a model 18 - 4" in .22 ( my warmup gun - working on my draw )...
a model 66-1 2 1/2" in .357 mag ( I'll shoot mostly .38's thru it )
a model 66-1 4" in .357 mag

N frames ( change holsters..)
a model 27-2 Nickel 4" ...357 mag ( my primary gun in .357 mag...)
a model 629-5 3", .44 mag - its an RSR gun that's ported... ( to make noise)

I have my speed loaders as well....and I'll work on some reloads ...and I'm slower than watching paint dry on my reloads.../...but who cares..!
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Old April 12, 2012, 12:26 PM   #23
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Just sorting range brass. The indoor range lets me sweep up whatever i want so they don't have to. I've got quite the assortment of calibers. I guess I'll just have to keep buying guns so I can use them up!
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Old April 12, 2012, 12:49 PM   #24
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7MM Mauser.
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Old April 12, 2012, 02:40 PM   #25
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Just reloaded 40 rounds of 7.62x54R with 125 grain Hornady soft points, with 47 grains of IMR 4320, with CCI LR primers. Half it PPU cases, and half in Norma cases. Now to go shoot them.
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