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Old October 11, 2012, 12:17 AM   #51
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[And, I bet you're scavenging other people's brass. Admit it.
Well, jee whiz... If those guys aren't reloaders... I sweep and can't help it if some other odds 'n ends are mixed in there... I can't be kneeling down sorting through EVERYTHING in the moment... and, besides, some of my guns hurl MY brass all over the place which I can't recover... soo... I'm due some to make up for those far flyers.

But anyhow... That IS, in fact, part of the reason I finally got into .40... 'Cause I accumulated a bunch of those mixed in... and just couldn't figure out what to do with 'em... 'Cept buy a gun and set of dies to fit 'em... It's only logical!

Now I'm trying to actively ignore those .357 Sigs I've accumulated the same way... (And also looking to see what guns might best fill that need... JUST IN CASE I win the lottery or somethin'... heh heh...)
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Old October 12, 2012, 11:15 AM   #52
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Was at the range 2 days ago. I love my Cougar but dang, it throws the brass all over the place. Was trying to find the cases from my latest reloads, shouldn't be hard to find right? They'd be the hot ones. Everything I picked up was cold. Finally wound them .... under the bench by the back wall 1 and 2 lanes to my right. Good thing my son was shooting the lane next to me.

I figure this is a plus since this is my SD gun ... I can get two bad guys at once if I time it right .... one with the bullet and the other with the flying hot brass.
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Old October 13, 2012, 02:02 AM   #53
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Just don't get into bullet casting.
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Old October 13, 2012, 03:13 AM   #54
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Luckily, (or unluckily, depending...) I'd probably have to sell both kidneys to buy a reasonable amount of lead over here, legally that is...

So I think I'll just buy my components for now!!
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Old October 13, 2012, 05:10 AM   #55
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hehehe wait till you start buying guns because it might be fun to reload for it. Then you will start to look for deals on presses because it might be fun to just leave that turret set up for one particular load. or leave that one powder measure set up for a particular charge.
Some how I just ended up with 7 presses??????
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Old October 13, 2012, 06:27 AM   #56
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hehehe wait till you start buying guns because it might be fun to reload for it.
....or buy a gun because you have found plenty of brass laying around for it....
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Old October 13, 2012, 03:58 PM   #57
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Old October 13, 2012, 08:24 PM   #58
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Luckily, (or unluckily, depending...) I'd probably have to sell both kidneys to buy a reasonable amount of lead over here, legally that is...
Is purchase or possession of metallic lead restricted In Estonia?

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Today was a good day at the range. Someone down at the rifle range had left lie 20 .308 Winchester cases. Must be nice to be rich enough to discard that.
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Old October 14, 2012, 02:10 AM   #59
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Is purchase or possession of metallic lead restricted In Estonia?

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Waoh there, tiger!!

No, just expensive. I wouldn't be entirely surprised if there were some controls, though, seeing as it is poisonous.
Perhaps proof of age, for example.

The alternative would be to buy it "under the counter" and I wouldn't want to do.
That's all.
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Old October 16, 2012, 01:57 AM   #60
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And when you die all your reloading buddies will be hanging out in your garage/shop remembering your life and telling your wife that "James wanted me to have this" as they are walking out with all your stuff.
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Old October 16, 2012, 02:37 PM   #61
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are walking out with all your stuff.
Right, then!! Best not die anytime soon!!

Reloading:
Yet another reason to stick around for as long as humanly possible!!
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