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Old April 9th, 2013, 02:01 PM   #21
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So why do you have that beautiful ass .50 bmg ?
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Old April 9th, 2013, 02:04 PM   #22
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That makes sense t rex doesn't stand a chance!!!
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Old April 9th, 2013, 02:06 PM   #23
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That makes sense t rex doesn't stand a chance!!!
Damn right. That's what my Armor Piercing Incendiary rounds are for.
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Old April 9th, 2013, 02:10 PM   #24
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Are those armor piercing rounds the type with the tungsten core that turns into shrapnel? If so bad ass.
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Old April 9th, 2013, 02:23 PM   #25
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I like skittles
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Old April 9th, 2013, 02:27 PM   #26
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I like your random thoughts; if I'm not mistaken there is a thread for that, and yes skittles are good.
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Old April 9th, 2013, 04:33 PM   #27
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I think I have a press for reloading. It came with the house I live in.

I will post pics of it.
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Old April 9th, 2013, 04:59 PM   #28
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Lets see the pics.
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Old April 9th, 2013, 05:20 PM   #29
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When ammo was reasonably priced it didn't make sense to reload. Now that it's so hard to come by at reasonable prices I will probably start piecing together a setup and reading how to not blow myself up.
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Old April 9th, 2013, 05:22 PM   #30
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My reasons:
1. I'm not poor and can afford to buy boxes of bullets
2. In the last 2 years of hunting I have used 2 bullets for 2 deer.
3. I don't feel the need to go to the range and blow off 400 rounds because I'm a natural ace. I'm not realty lol.
4. I'm not poor and will buy a box if I need more bullets
5. I don't want to blow my face off.
6. I have better things to do with my time.

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Reloading is a very enjoyable hobby and I get a lot of satisfaction making my own rounds . If you shop around you can save quite abit over factory ammo and make it much more accurate. I normally load most the winter and shoot ammo all summer but supplies are low so I'm laying low till things let up.
This is a older picture of my bench I moved one press and added more bins.

Also a picture of some of my brass stash...

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Before prices and availability went nuts i couldn't make the numbers work. It wasn't worth my time to do a single stage and i didn't shoot enough to justify a fancy progressive that would make the rounds per hour worth it.

So now i just buy a couple boxes when i go to the range.
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Why don't I reload?

Sounds like a pain in the ass.
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Before prices and availability went nuts i couldn't make the numbers work. It wasn't worth my time to do a single stage and i didn't shoot enough to justify a fancy progressive that would make the rounds per hour worth it.

So now i just buy a couple boxes when i go to the range.
Turret press.
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I had a Dillon SDB on my shelf for over a year before I sold it. I had the brass and everything all I needed was to set it up and procure the remaining bits to assemble.

For the time I would save and the low volumes I currently shoot, it wasn't worth it.

Now if I was still shooting 6k rounds a year that would have been a different story but take a zero off of that, and my time is worth more than I would have "saved"
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Looks like an old rbc press or bear press clean her up.
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Thats a nice reloading setup you have there.
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the NSA has probably already forwarded the posted pix to the ATF
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Turret press.
Even a turret press isn't fast enough to justify my time in doing it.

A buddy of mine has one and he tried to get me involved in doing it but after calculating the costs per round, the start up costs, then figuring how many rounds per hour I could make it just didn't make sense. Maybe back when I wasn't working and had all the free time in the world to go shoot it would have made sense.

Granted that was all before the world went to hell and ammo prices doubled...if/when you can even find it.

With someone like you who is always shooting it probably makes a ton of sense.
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