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Old June 9, 2012, 04:08 PM   #1
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I'm new to the forum and to reloading what is the best kit i can get for begginers
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Old June 9, 2012, 04:17 PM   #2
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You will get a few different answers for this one based on personal preference. I don't think you will go wrong with Lee, RCBS, Hornady, etc. Pick one
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Old June 9, 2012, 04:19 PM   #3
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I started with the Lee 50th Anniversary Kit, it pretty much has everything you need to get started and doesn't cost an arm and leg. It gives you something to get started and if you decide you like it you can start adding accessories.
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Old June 9, 2012, 04:32 PM   #4
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You didn't say what you are going to reload. Rifles and pistols will require one kind of setup while shotshells will require another.
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Old June 9, 2012, 04:42 PM   #5
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This is a great kit and it is on sale for a great price if you buy quickly.
It will load rifle or pistol and you will have it for the rest of your life.
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Old June 9, 2012, 05:11 PM   #6
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rifles and pistols is what ill be reloading for
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Old June 9, 2012, 05:19 PM   #7
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Welcome to the affliction! Most of the starter kits look good to me, I'm partial to the RCBS but could have done just as well with a Hornady kit. Several similar threads here with good info about likes and dislikes; well worth the read. Stickies quite good as well. Most important component of your initial purchase is a good manual or three. Read the instruction section and the sections on your cartridges at least once before jumping in.
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Old June 9, 2012, 07:45 PM   #8
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Tell us of your needs

Thanks for asking our advice. I have questions for you first.

How much shooting experience do you have and what kind?

What kind of shooting will you be doing? Bullseye, IPSC, Silhouette, Bowling Pin, 1,000 yard match, Casual plinking? (OK, I know you are not going for 1,000 yard match. If you were, you would already know a lot of reloaders and probably would not have use the word "beginner".)

What are your motivations? Most new handloaders start for the economics of it, but many soon discover its other advantages.

What kind of quantities do you shoot now and do you contemplate for your future?

What caliber(s) do you intend to reload?

How much room do you have to set up a reloading bench?

Do you expect to be able to leave your tools set up all the time or will you put them away after each loading session?

What's your budget?

I have lots of advice. Some of it will be useless to you, some will be useful and other advice you will be better off to get from others. If we don't know you (at least a little) we are shooting in the dark.

Help us out, here.

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Old June 9, 2012, 09:23 PM   #9
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i've been hunting and plinking my whole life i want to get into reloading to see what components work the best 1000 yrds no not yet i recently built a AR15 ss barrel that is very accurate i'm more into building loads that are what we call in texas tack drivers i know the gun has alot to do with it but so does ammo i have shot cheap reloads then shot hornady rounds and theres a huge differance i want to reload something that is consistant
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Start by reading this:
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