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Old April 24, 2012, 02:53 PM   #26
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One lady I shoot with, she is a F Class woman's champion, her husband does all the reloading.

Ask her a question on "how did you get that mount to fit"?, she does not know. Her husband does all the gun work.

All she has to worry about is sight alignment, trigger pull, and wind.

She knows she is lucky.
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Old April 24, 2012, 10:50 PM   #27
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I'm a woman and I reload. Although I have also gotten some strangle looks when purchasing reloading supplies. Even a few off the wall comments about how I don't look like the reloading type. Sorry, but I can't afford to shoot without reloading, plus I'm more accurate with it
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Old April 24, 2012, 11:31 PM   #28
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I'm a woman and I reload. Although I have also gotten some strangle looks when purchasing reloading supplies. Even a few off the wall comments about how I don't look like the reloading type. Sorry, but I can't afford to shoot without reloading, plus I'm more accurate with it
I don't doubt that you get strange looks. Not many people load for your cartridge and women (or men) in the shooting sports who would choose the 32-20 are a lot more rare than 9mm shooters.

As far as the, "you don't look like the reloading type" line, that remark gives invitation so to many comeback lines it ain't even funny.

Keep on truckin', powerjrh.

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Old April 25, 2012, 06:57 PM   #29
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I don't look like the reloading type.
I was unaware that one has to have a certain look to enjoy shooting better ammo for less money ..... learn something every day, I do!
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Old April 25, 2012, 08:54 PM   #30
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I have got the look for reloading and bullet casting. Impoverished !!
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Old April 25, 2012, 09:02 PM   #31
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I met a nice woman at the range a few months back that reloads about 20 different calibers (hell of a lot more than me). That day she was shooting her antique military rifles.
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Old April 25, 2012, 10:15 PM   #32
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my grand-daughter is nuts about reloading

My nine year old grand-daughter is nuts about reloading. Every night we work on something together, Tonight we tired out the new tumbler and a new case sizing tool. She's got the whole process down pat. Working up a batch of about 160 rounds of .243.
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Old April 25, 2012, 10:49 PM   #33
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I do, but I hate it.

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Old April 26, 2012, 12:25 PM   #34
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My wife is an IPSC class B Production shooter, and I feel lucky when I can convince her to fill some primer tubes
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Old April 26, 2012, 09:16 PM   #35
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My wife has been known to load a couple hundred .45 acp on my Dillon 550 from time to time.

More often, she lets me do the loading, and then she burns 'em up.
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Old April 26, 2012, 09:27 PM   #36
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Ms. M&P knows how to reload her own if need be. Though she is not crazy about doing it. She can. If it comes to reloading she says something along the lines of the knuckle dragging ape of boyfriend she has to do all of the reloading for her.
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Old April 26, 2012, 09:35 PM   #37
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OK... It's 2 AM and inquiring minds want to know. I don't think I have ever seen a woman post on reloading.
. Women are social beings they don't talk about reloading on forums, they gossip in groups, over tea, about the best loads. Ok, I'll quit while I'm a head.
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Old April 26, 2012, 10:47 PM   #38
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Old April 27, 2012, 10:42 AM   #39
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When my Pookie was growing up, Punishments consisted of Groundings and "Quality Time" with her Father.
We can not reload or cook in the same room at the same time, products called Thingy and Domaflotchies I find
are often hard for me to locate. I have the utmost confidence in everything she loads.
In Retro, she must have screwed up a lot growing up.
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Old April 27, 2012, 02:32 PM   #40
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This thread is worthless without pics
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Old April 27, 2012, 10:01 PM   #41
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doesnt the usda/american medical association discourage women from handling lead products due to lead contamination and possible birth defects? i know a label like that can be found on some lead fishing weights.
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Old April 27, 2012, 10:11 PM   #42
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I want to see pics. I want pics that show what I've always suspected: that Blue Press are lightweights.
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Old April 28, 2012, 04:08 PM   #43
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My lady loves to shoot, and just started pressing her own rounds of .357 a bit ago. It's a good thing
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Old April 28, 2012, 04:35 PM   #44
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women and reloading

I never mix the two... period!

Seriously though my daughter will be working on loads for her Savage 116, .270 win. She's pretty smart about her rifle and her shooting, she's taken a couple of bucks with her old .243 win, so she gets excited when I mention it's time to load up some data test loads and get busy finding "The One".
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Old April 28, 2012, 06:33 PM   #45
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What? We already let'em vote! Ya mean we gotta let'em reload, too?



I'm kidding! I'm kidding! <running for cover>
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Old April 28, 2012, 09:24 PM   #46
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Next thing you know, they will want to become Range Officers. Oh, wait, some of them do that too!
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Old April 28, 2012, 09:51 PM   #47
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Don't look like the reloading type?

The folks I buy reloading components from generally have no idea what it takes to reload, let alone what a reloader looks like. Gotta admit most women shooters I know are smart enough to have someone load for them or a sponsor to buy ammo for them. They probably could, just a little smarter than us guys.
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Old April 28, 2012, 09:57 PM   #48
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they will want to become Range Officers. Oh, wait, some of them do that too
Now we need SRO's while we are reloading as well as shooting (LOL) no telling what this hobby will require next.

My 4 year old daughter helps me with case preperation, does that count as women in reloading??

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Old April 29, 2012, 07:16 AM   #49
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Next thing you know, they will want to become Range Officers. Oh, wait, some of them do that too!
Yep, yet one more women telling me what to do....


(and add in the Garmin GPS...)
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Old April 29, 2012, 09:18 AM   #50
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I am lucky to get my wife to even carry a bag carrying a 1 lb can of powder. She wants nothing to do with shooting, reloading. But something goes bump in the night she will tell me "get a gun anf check it out". Some guys are luckly to have there partner involved in their hobby. She quilts, I shoot.
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