What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by AndyC » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:08 pm

WildBill wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:42 am
It's been many years, but I always sized mine to 0.355" for the Python. I recall reading that Colts had a smaller bore that S&W and Ruger revolvers.
:tiphat: They do indeed - the Python bore is tapered at the very end. However:

1. A large part of accuracy is caused by how well the bullet fits the chamber-throat as it exits before entering the forcing-cone - many otherwise accurate revolvers have been ruined by a variance in the throat-diameter between the separate chambers. I've measured mine and they're fortunately all very consistent - this made choosing a size much simpler.

2. The taper only occurs at the end of the barrel. I don't want the bullet undersized while traveling down a .357" bore (for obvious reasons) - and the design of the TL fins (especially with my softer alloy) will allow the bullet to swage down to .355" muzzle-diameter with no fuss, much like a Brenneke slug's fins collapsing when exiting a full-choked shotgun.

It's a juggling act, but 1) I've had no pressure signs, 2) no leading at all and 3) the beast seems to be more accurate than I can shoot her, so no complaints here regarding accuracy :)
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:09 pm

Spent most of today in my reloading room (yeah!) Sorted through 200 25-06 brass separating them by manufacturers, put the dingy ones in the tumbler, necked down 100 of them to 6mm, primed them and managed to get 50rds loaded. Straightened the reloading room, and now just have to find me a range day!
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Post by jason812 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:21 pm

6mm-06 is intriguing.

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Post by SQLGeek » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:24 pm

I have a press and most of my gear. Need to degrease my dies and get them setup and then I'll finally be loading.
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Post by Beiruty » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:52 pm

I reloaded 30 rds of the 6mm Creedmoor. SS Cleaned all 40SW cases on hand
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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:02 pm

So the day was productive one for more than just me! :thumbs2:
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:06 pm

jason812 wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:21 pm
6mm-06 is intriguing.
It's been an interesting project and expensive so it's taken me sometime to get to where I am now! Hopefully I'll get some range time soon, sighting it in to start at 200yds and then decide wether to sight it in at 400yds and then adjust it for 600yds or just go straight for 600yd dead on!
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Post by longtooth » Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:22 pm

No real time to load anything. I probably have a small back stock. Just swept the floor and threw out some trash.
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Post by flechero » Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:35 pm

Got my 38 Super toolhead set up on the 550 :woohoo and started loading a few test loads with a few bullet types I have on hand... have 3 more bullet types on order to test in the coming weeks. :fire

Also decapped and 1500 45acp brass and about 500 9mm for wet tumbling.


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Post by Deitz83 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:13 am

Loaded and tested my first 223 rounds. Everything worked extremely well. I wish I had a problem too go and chase. I was kinda disappointed that things went so well. Also, cleaned 3000 rounds of 40 S&W , 2000 rounds of 9 mm and 750 of 45 ACP.


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Post by flechero » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:47 am

Deitz83 wrote:
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I wish I had a problem too go and chase. I was kinda disappointed that things went so well.
You say that now... :lol:

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Post by Beiruty » Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:13 pm

Renovating the Garage (Reloading shop).
1) Fresh paint done
2) New floating Polymer tile floor done
3) 3 new SS cabinets done

Next
4) New Electric outlets and LED ceiling lights
5) Garage door insulation

Future project,
1) complete insulation and AC/Heat pump.
2) Custom wall mounted cabinets
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Post by kayt00 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:46 pm

I started building a reloading "room".
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Post by AndyC » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:17 pm

Breaking down the cruddy "bench" in the garage alcove to make room for my own reloading bench.

Inline Fabrication's Ultramount arrived for my LnL AP.
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Post by bblhd672 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:03 pm

Tonight my neighbor introduced me to reloading by providing the equipment and knowledge, I supplied the brass, powder, primers and bullets.
Reloaded 40 rounds of .308 with 168gr Sierra MatchKing.
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