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Getting Started Reloading

Hornady Caliber Change Storage

Filed in Articles, Getting Started Reloading, Hornady LnL-AP Setup by on July 30, 2011 0 Comments • views: 1604
Hornady Caliber Change Storage

As I was changing my Hornady Lock-n-Load AP from 45 ACP to .223, I realized that I needed a way to keep all the caliber-specific parts together. I needed small boxes, one for each caliber that would hold: Dies in their LnL bushings Shellplate Metering Insert Quick Change Powder Die There is also enough room […]

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How Many Rounds Can I Get Out Of A Pound Of Powder?

Filed in Articles, Getting Started Reloading by on July 2, 2011 2 Comments • views: 1931
How Many Rounds Can I Get Out Of A Pound Of Powder?

There are 7,000 grains per pound. Divide 7,000 by the number of grains per charge to get the total number of rounds per pound. For example, I load my 45 ACP cartridges with 5.5 grains of Unique, which results in 1272 rounds from a pound of powder. Tweet

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Getting Started Reloading

Filed in Articles, Getting Started Reloading by on June 25, 2011 • views: 2210
Getting Started Reloading

So you want to get into reloading? This article provides you with a list of everything you need to get started. Keep in mind that I haver my own biases and opinions and this article reflects many of them. Also, almost all my experience is RCBS-centric so that’s what you’ll find here. You will Need: […]

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Reloading Bench

Filed in Articles, Getting Started Reloading by on June 25, 2011 • views: 1041
Reloading Bench

I feel like I scored today. Before I buy a progressing reloading press, I feel like I need something sturdy to mount it on. My RCBS Rock Chucker is mounted on a Harbor Freight flimsy clone of the Black and Decker Workmate. It works but it is far from ideal. About the only place I […]

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How Much Money Will I Save By Reloading?

Filed in Articles, Getting Started Reloading by on June 20, 2011 0 Comments • views: 824
How Much Money Will I Save By Reloading?

(None. You’ll start shooting more and will end up spending about the same.) Here is a breakdown of my costs of reloading 45 and 223. It assumes you are able to recover and re-use 100% of your brass. .45 ACP components Bullets: $123 per thousand Primers: $32 per thousand Powder: $14 (see below) Currently the […]

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