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Unread 07-17-2009, 03:29 PM
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Reloading Questions

Iam looking into learning how to reload. I need to purchase some equipment. Money is somewhat of an issue, although I would much prefer purchasing equipment that will last me for MANY years and is very easy and accurate to work with, then going cheap and having problems or regrets.
I will be reloading, .243 Win , and .300 WM. Once I've learned a bit about reloading I will add a few more calibers to this list.

Any suggestions?
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Unread 07-17-2009, 03:37 PM
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Re: Reloading Questions

There are tons of threads that discuss at length this issue. Find them using the search function.

In my opinion, a strong single stage press is all that's needed for your listed cartridges. I reloaded with an RCBS Rockchucker press for 30yrs and had no problem reloading 100's of thousands of rounds from 38spcl to 300 Win Mag.

A RockChucker kit, a set of dies, a Lee hand primer and shell holder kit, a set of calipers and a couple reloading books is all that you need.

Good luck, read some of the excellent threads and post any questions you have.

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Unread 07-18-2009, 08:09 AM
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Re: Reloading Questions

welcome to the board...
if your going to get into it, the best advise anyone could give you as a beginner is to buy yourself a Lyman 49th edition loading manual .. an really read it, you'll need one anyway.. you can still ask question but on a higher level, you'll know better what equipment you need ... join a shooting club an hook up with loaders
Happy Shooting..

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