reloading

  1. BlazerBeam

    Retumbo-help!

    Looking to buy at least 4 pounds of retumbo, but I’ll take whatever you’re willing to sell. I have a perfect load for a 28 Nosler that I don’t really want to abandon once the little retumbo I have left is gone. I live in south central Montana. Let me know if you have any to spare. Thanks guys!
  2. Braunschweiger

    IOSSO Case Cleaners

    Noticed Creedmoor Sports is running a sale on IOSSO cleaning products. Anyone have experience with these cleaners? I did a search on the forum and found nothing but 10 year old posts. I pretty much only use Brass Juice now but have looked at buying a cleaner for my ultrasonic cleaner to clean...
  3. Braunschweiger

    Redding Type-S Competition Seating Die (.308 Win)

    Looking to buy a used (lightly) 308 winchester redding type-s competition seating die. Let me know what you have and if you also have the VLD seating stem. Thanks!
  4. 1Moose

    Browning .30-06 Semi Reloading Advice

    My parents gave my son a Browning .30-06 semi auto rifle some time ago. I think it could be a good step up for my son in the future who is nearly 11 from the 260 Remington he currently shoots when he can handle it and when we begin elk hunting. My hope is that it’ll be a bit less recoil than my...
  5. D

    Least favorite hunting cartridge to handload for?

    What's you least favorite hunting rifle cartridge to handload for among rifles owned and why?
  6. doug2080

    N565 for 28 nosler?

    Was wondering if anyone has tried the N565 with their 28 and if so what kind of results they got. Been using US869 with decent results as well a rl33 with promising results. Seems N570 is the go to in the 28 but that stuff being like hens teeth I thought I might give 565 a try but wanted to...
  7. Libbylogger

    Sorting brass?

    I finally found some Winchester brass for my 7mmWSM. Barreled action is at PAC-Nor getting a new tube and brake put on. I weighed the first hundred pieces and found quite a wide assortment of weights per piece. I’m not sure what to do now, these are hard to come by. I’m trying to start out...
  8. C

    Throat Erosion

    I have a 7mm Rem Mag and have about 1100 rounds on the barrel. Just wondering how much erosion should be normal?
  9. HeathGT

    Berger bullets, Nosler brass, Nosler bullets, RCBS dies

    I am selling some stuff I've had laying around for the last year or so and I'd like to clear some room on my bench. New RCBS 300 WBY Mag die set (RCBS#15201). $25 shipped Contact me at 334-398-0938. Thanks!
  10. Braunschweiger

    TWO 1-Pound Containers - Retumbo

    I haven't started reloading my 338 Lapua yet, but originally opted for Retumbo... being as Retumbo is really no where in sight, I'm not going to do load development on it and then have to try and find it or another powder to replace it.. so I'm just going to sell what I have and switch to IMR...
  11. IdahoHunter208

    300WM Whidden FL Bushing and Micrometer Seater

    Selling a set of practically brand new (reloaded 20 rounds before selling the rifle) set of Whidden reloading dies for 300 Win Mag. It is a full length bushing sizer die and a micrometer seater. Paid $225 from Whidden. https://www.whiddengunworks.com/product/reloading-die-set/ Includes: .420...
  12. wildlife112

    Reloading powders for .338-06.

    What are some favorite reloading powders for 185 gr. TTSX Barnes bullets for elk at 300 yd. +/-.
  13. Canhunter35

    Velocity spread based off load or reloading practices

    I see a lot of talk on small es, and the use of it to ‘determine’ the node. And developing different loads chasing a small es on velocity. In my experience I’ve found reloading practice such as annealing, uniforming flash holes, Wright sorting primers, along with other consistent practices are...
  14. HeathGT

    What powder for 6.5 PRC with 20'' barrel?

    Just purchased a 6.5 PRC with a 20'' proof 1-7 barrel. It was previously owned and had been shot using h4350, everything I've read is recommending a slower powder. My question is should I stick with the faster powder to achieve the best velocities out of the short barrel? Hopefully someone has...
  15. C

    Reloading for 450 Bushmaster

    Hey, I just got dies for my Ruger American in 450 Bushmaster and had a few questions. I read in the Hornady manual that this round headspaces on the case mouth and heavy crimps should be avoided so that excessive headspace is not created. Should I avoid or minimize chamfer on the mouth? Can it...
  16. S

    Wondering about VV N560 for 300 Win Mag.

    So I finally decided to reload for my 300 Win Mag. 32" H S Precision barrel 1 in 10 twist. I'd like to use Berger 190 gr. VLD Hunting bullets. My question is about the powder. V V lists the N560 as a compatible powder. Does anyone here have experience with this powder? I know H1000 is the go to...
  17. Braunschweiger

    Availability of H1000 and Retumbo

    I’ve noticed very recently (now that I need more) that H1000 and Retumbo are very hard to find. I live in Missouri within 1 hour of both Midway and Grafs. Called grafs today, Retumbo must not be being made any more, and H1000 out of stock. I have a 338 Lapua and a 6.5 SAUM in which I was using...
  18. S

    Whether and when to nitride stainless barrel and action.

    I have a brand new never fired semi-custom rifle , a takedown switch barrel on a Montana action in 338-06 ai, 30-06 ai and 25-06 ai built by a reputable gunsmith. Having owned the gun for 5 months and still not had time to fire it the first time is excruciating but though the pain is exquisite...
  19. Tom Stanbury

    Newbie But Oldie in the Deep South

    Hey! I'm new to this exchange, but I've been poking paper and game for many decades. I enjoy semi-auto and revolver pistols, along with bolt action and AR rifle platforms. Experienced in .17 HMR, 22LR, .243 WIN, 5.56 NATO, 7 MM REM MAG, 9MM. I reload a little. And I enjoy building rifles. I...
  20. H

    A sad day for reloading in the UK

    I visited my local gun shop at the weekend to purchase my .308s diet of IMR3031 sorry I was told no longer available it's been banned by the European Union, so has all the other IMR powders. Last year we also lost the vast majority of Hodgdon powders for the same reason.

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