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Old November 14, 2012, 10:56 AM   #26
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Some folks really really enjoy reloading. For me it's a necessary evil. I like working up loads and experimenting but siting down to reload a known load with known results sucks. I guess you could say I like handloading, hate reloading. There is a difference. As stated, quit while you are ahead if you can. Not always possible. There have been nights where I had to reload for the field or range due to being 100% out of ammo. Yes, I probably had time in the days before hand to break things up a little so I wasn't slaving over the bench reloading rounds start to finish. All it would take is a little forethought. But reloading is enough of a chore that I don't want to think about it for 4 nights if I can get the job done in one. Big advice is make sure your procedures are as close to 100% foolproof as possible. Namely, try to avoid issues with powders like double charges and squibs. In handguns I really like some loads I developed but some of them are dang easy to double charge. I'm really thinkin of ditching those loads and finding others with powders that eliminate the possibility.
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