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Need for reloading manual?

 
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Old 07-24-2010, 08:15 PM
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Need for reloading manual?

I was thinking about getting a new loading manual the other day but decided against it. It seems like most component producers do a pretty good job of posting load data on thru their websites. In fact I put together of ton of good stuff from several different manufactuers. So I guess my question would be is there any reason for a semi-experienced handloader with web acess need to buy a manual? Keep in mind I am talking about load data from the manufactuers website and NOT what Joe Bob posted as his "pet load." Lets hear it!
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Old 07-24-2010, 09:12 PM
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Re: Need for reloading manual?

Really, it seems to be up to your comfort level. Personally, I have the Speer book that I got for free. It's a good reference for specs on cases etc as well as load data. It serves as a benchmark when you read "joe-bob's" pet load on the internet.
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Old 07-24-2010, 09:25 PM
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Re: Need for reloading manual?

I buy another new one every few years. Don't ever plan on stopping.
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Old 07-24-2010, 09:48 PM
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Re: Need for reloading manual?

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I buy another new one every few years. Don't ever plan on stopping.
and that's fine.....but how about an explanation of why? Just asking....as I don't use one either and don't see what they have to offer now days with all the electronic information we have access to.
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Old 07-24-2010, 10:35 PM
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Re: Need for reloading manual?

My last one was purchased in 1970. The numbers were way better back then.
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Re: Need for reloading manual?

I've only been reloading for about 6yrs and I have 7 books I like to double check what I read on web sites,and I also read the introduction of reloading at the beginning of the books,some problems that accur they show in the book where I could spend all day looking for on the web.
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