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 Beiruty » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:13 pm

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Post by AndyC » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:48 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
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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Reloaded those
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:04 am

Decapped , removed the military crimp, primed 100rds of 5.56, hopefully I'll be loading them soon! Barnes 62gr TSX, I'm going to keep 50rds and give my son 50rds!
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Post by AF-Odin » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:49 am

Loaded up 100 rounds of .38 S&W in Starline Brass for the old S&W "Lend Lease" .38 M&P I got from my F-I-L estate. My word, .38 S&W is expensive and hard to find. Has a 5" pencil barrel and all sorts of Brit proof marks. Story is he got it in a trade with a Brit Officer on Corsica during WW-II. Will only be shooting mild loads, but the fact that an (at least) 75 year old pistol still functions perfectly always amazes me. I know I should not be amazed as I have a 102 year old 1911 (1916 mfg based on serial number) with US Army markings that still holds it's own.
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by jason812 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:49 am

Got my room skinned in plybead. Will be staining in the next week. Going to put 5v crimped tin on the ceiling. Hopefully I will have it finished by the end of the month. Then I will need to build a bench and desk. Getting close to being able to knock the dust off my press after a decade.
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by MaduroBU » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:56 am

I put down money on a leader 50 A1, so now I'm in the preliminary stages of getting and setting up a loading station for my new .50 BMG. I've heard that the press takes a lot of torque from the handle, and that you want a very solid mount. Anyone done this before?

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

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Post by AndyC » Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:12 pm

Not for a .50, but mount the press on something solid, of course - you can add a stiffener such as a steel plate (home-made or pre-made eg. Inline Fabrication) to spread the stress across the workbench.

Congrats on your upcoming toy :mrgreen: :cheers2:
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Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:49 am
Got my room skinned in plybead. Will be staining in the next week.
Man, that looks like a LOT of work but it's going to be cool as heck when you're done :cheers2:
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by MaduroBU » Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:43 pm

Yes, my first thought was just get some steel plate and use it as a giant washer. I wonder if v the would work with the 3/4 plywood top in my bench?


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

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Post by jason812 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:52 pm

AndyC wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:12 pm
jason812 wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:49 am
Got my room skinned in plybead. Will be staining in the next week.
Man, that looks like a LOT of work but it's going to be cool as heck when you're done :cheers2:
Thanks. Hopefully it looks like s old time workshop when I'm finished.

It wasn't as hard as the rest of the house which I did most of the work by myself. I will post a thread when I get finished, moved in and can plug a computer in.


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Post by jason812 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:18 pm

Room is stained. Next is ceiling and trim.
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Post by jason812 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:20 pm

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

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Post by Deitz83 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:58 pm

I bought a Lyman prep center. My neighbor gave me 2000 rounds of 223 brass from a police range. I just could not see myself reworking all of the brass by hand. A club member gave me 1,200 rounds of 40 S & W nickle brass as well. I had my work cut for a few days.


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

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Post by crazy2medic » Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:03 pm

I managed to get 100rds of 5.56 loaded with Barnes 62grn TSX!
The military crimp on the primer pocket is a pain!
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by PBratton » Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:51 pm

did some 9mm this week, switched to .45 this weekend, looking to switch to .308 in a day or two...

Just need time, (and the weather), to get it all hauled to the range now.
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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Post by Beiruty » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:27 pm

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