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Old May 2, 2007, 08:32 PM   #1
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Shotshell reloading

Do any waterfowling shotshell reloaders save money from reloading?
or save it rather? If so what setup do you use? (Wad, Hull, Shot, Powder, etc.... Thanks!)

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Old May 2, 2007, 08:52 PM   #2
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Distributing or selling reloaded ammo requires an ATF ammunition manufacturer license if I'm not mistaken.
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Old May 3, 2007, 07:06 AM   #3
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For the quantity of waterfowling shotshells I go through, its not really worth it.

I will shoot in a season of waterfowl hunting less shells than I will in a day of shooting trap. Just doesn't seem worth it to me for all the extra equipment and money I would need to put into it.
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Old May 4, 2007, 01:15 PM   #4
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Saving $0.50 a box isn't worth my time. The only reason I would consider it is if I wanted to tweak my own shells to perfection.

I need to work on my shooting before the shells make a difference.
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Old May 4, 2007, 02:02 PM   #5
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Getting consistent patterns with non-toxics is somewhere between an art and voodoo science. It's not as simple as lead and I haven't shot a full box in a season in many years. I would never re-coup the set-up costs at this rate. Good factory loads are also nearly waterproof and my reloads, not so much.
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