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Old 11-11-2008, 12:37 AM
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Which progressive reloading kit?

Hi guys. I'm using Winchester 300 WSM Supreme bullet for my deer hunting. I'm also paying 'premium' price per box for the ammo. I wasted so many boxes of these premium bullets to zero in my new Nightforce scope. I think I should've spent the money on a reloading kit instead. I have never reload my own ammo before, I did some research online, seems progressive reloading press is the way to go for quick and bulk reloading to cut down the cost and time. Any suggestion on which progressive kit to buy? I know single stage kit is much cheaper, but I don't think I have the patient or time to measure every single bullet.

Any input is really appreciated.
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Old 11-11-2008, 12:55 AM
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Re: Which progressive reloading kit?

Dillion 550 or 650 take your pick
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Re: Which progressive reloading kit?

I've used a Dillion 550 for pistol ammo but I don't think I would use one for rifle stuff if I was looking for great accuracy.
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Old 11-11-2008, 04:30 PM
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Re: Which progressive reloading kit?

What has given you the idea that single-stage reloading requires measuring "every single bullet?" A copy of "The ABC's of Reloading" will be beneficial to you.

BTW, for most people, sighting in a scope doesn't require boxes of ammunition.
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Old 11-11-2008, 08:14 PM
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I've used a Dillion 550 for pistol ammo but I don't think I would use one for rifle stuff if I was looking for great accuracy.
David Tubbs doesn't have any trouble loading accurate ammo on Dillion progressive machines.. His record in competion speaks for the accuracy of his ammo and Dillion presses IMHO
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What has given you the idea that single-stage reloading requires measuring "every single bullet?" A copy of "The ABC's of Reloading" will be beneficial to you.

BTW, for most people, sighting in a scope doesn't requires boxes of ammunition.
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Come on, he came here asking for help, not criticism.

I have very good luck loading .223 ammo on my Dillon 550B but I do load my bigger stuff on a single stage. Once you get a system down, you can load very efficiently on a single stage press. The only real advantage of a single stage press is being able to measure and "trickle" every powder charge.
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Old 11-11-2008, 09:31 PM
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You can measure on a progressive as well. It will slow down the production rate is all
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