What do you regret buying?

nksmfamjp

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RCBS Dies
Lee die sets
lee priming tools
Hornady single stage press

not buying a single stage soon enough
 

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Unhappy: dies for handgun calibers that were not carbide. Had to re-buy 9 mm, 38 spl and 45 ACP

Happy: Plastic funnel from Flambeau (bought years ago and may not now be available). It fits every caliber I have from 223 to 30-06 as well as handgun straight sided cases like the 45ACP
Sorry youall didn't buy it.
 

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Don't regret anything. Most things we purchased we used at the time was for cost or availability, - It's a learning experience. If we needed to upgrade we either sold or gave away the item. Then started to do the "Buy Once-Cry Once" years ago.
Well maybe regret not not buying Lithium Stocks a few weeks ago-it just went up 200%.
 

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Don't regret anything. Most things we purchased we used at the time was for cost or availability, - It's a learning experience. If we needed to upgrade we either sold or gave away the item. Then started to do the "Buy Once-Cry Once" years ago.
Well maybe regret not not buying Lithium Stocks a few weeks ago-it just went up 200%.
What he said....................................
 

Siggy32

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Just curious, what is wrong with it?
It gives a no reading all the time, I called them they told me how far to place it away from muzzle, did what they said, then they sent me a article which basically says build a enclosed box with lights over the screens to make it work. Or to spend more money for an add on $80.00 (Several years ago prices)+ different infrared screens. I have not used it for several years.

https://www.snipershide.com/shooting/threads/troubles-with-ced-m2-chronograph.108263/

These guys had the same problems the date is 2012 probably about the time I bought mine. As the say some had no problems others couldn't get it to work anything they did, that was my experience. Called the manufacturer crap for assistance, Sent me 1 new sensor to try once, that was of no help, they finally said it was my problem & wouldn't refund or take it back for repairs. . I was just done with them. I will get it back out one of these days to see if it will work.
 

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It gives a no reading all the time, I called them they told me how far to place it away from muzzle, did what they said, then they sent me a article which basically says build a enclosed box with lights over the screens to make it work. Or to spend more money for an add on $80.00 (Several years ago prices)+ different infrared screens. I have not used it for several years.

https://www.snipershide.com/shooting/threads/troubles-with-ced-m2-chronograph.108263/

These guys had the same problems the date is 2012 probably about the time I bought mine. As the say some had no problems others couldn't get it to work anything they did, that was my experience. Called the manufacturer crap for assistance, Sent me 1 new sensor to try once, that was of no help, they finally said it was my problem & wouldn't refund or take it back for repairs. . I was just done with them. I will get it back out one of these days to see if it will work.
Sorry to hear that. Bought mine in 2014 and I think it still works. I need to take it and check it again. I also bought the infrared screens back then, but not had a need yet.
 

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I regret buying all the sets of hornady dies I have . They ranged from bad to worse and unusable .I don't like hornady case lube either I stuck a ton of cases with that junk .I don't like hornady brass either it's terrible I couldn't get primers in 308 brass that made and others were awful .The hornady bullets I tried in my 338 win mag were terrible .Hornady loves also to make a new caliber then dump it quickly .I bought 405 win hornady brass it's all terrible buckles when you try to seat a bullet .I like hornady xtp pistol bullets and that's all I like that hornady makes .Their customer service is terrible too . Those hornady dies you had to hammer out the primer each time to remove it crazy .
 

nksmfamjp

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I regret buying all the sets of hornady dies I have . They ranged from bad to worse and unusable .I don't like hornady case lube either I stuck a ton of cases with that junk .
Funny how people’s results vary! I found good results with Hornady dies, lube and many other things. I don’t like their single stage press or concentricity tool.
 

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Regret I a strong word that I use for life altering things like choice of women, stock transactions, declining job offers and not using condoms.
Reloading? No regrets though some stuff I didn't like:
Lee new model hand primer
Lee challenger press
Hornady LnL AP
Sold 'em all. Maybe at a small loss, but nothing to break a sweat over.
 

OldDutch

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I sort of regret buying .22 TCM dies and bullets. I sold the pistol before I ever used them. They are still taking up shelf space.

I bought the Lyman T MAG turret press right before the All American 8 was announced. Close to a month before I think. I like my T Mag press, but I probably would have bought the new model. Mild regret there.
 
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