Bought reloading equipment

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Bought reloading equipment

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Post by bblhd672 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:06 pm

Well, in the course of a week I’ve progressed from never reloaded to hand loaded a few rounds on neighbor’s equipment to buying my own equipment. Found a guy selling all his reloading stuff on Craigslist, checked it out and bought/picked up yesterday. Paid $400 for equipment with MSRP of $975 and “best web price” I could find of $750 plus shipping and tax. Most of the stuff has never been opened or used.
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Post by Skooter » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:09 pm

What brand?
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Post by bblhd672 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:17 pm

Skooter wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:09 pm
What brand?
Lee Breech Lock Challenger press, most of the rest of the stuff is Lee brand.
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Post by pushpullpete » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:01 pm

Congratulations on your purchase, have fun and be safe. :tiphat:
Of course, you know, you are going to have to start shooting more now. :anamatedbanana
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Post by AndyC » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:10 pm

Excellent :cheers2:
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Post by striker55 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:14 am

Be on the look out for a case tumbler you will need to clean the used cases.

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:04 am

striker55 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:14 am
Be on the look out for a case tumbler you will need to clean the used cases.
A Lyman Turbo 1200 was included with the equipment.
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Post by kayt00 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:47 am

Well you got the cheap part taken care of, now for the real expense. :biggrinjester:
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Post by striker55 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:14 am

Another item would be a bullet puller https://www.sportsmansguide.com/product ... cPEALw_wcB

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Post by AF-Odin » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:44 am

Congrats. Reloading is fun, satisfying, and allows you to shoot more. :fire Just remember the key is ATTENTION TO DETAIL and start off loads near the bottom and work up.
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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:59 am

striker55 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:14 am
Another item would be a bullet puller https://www.sportsmansguide.com/product ... cPEALw_wcB
One of those was included as well.
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Post by AndyC » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:56 pm

I assume you got a powder-measure and scale? I'm getting excited for you :)
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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:22 pm

AndyC wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:56 pm
I assume you got a powder-measure and scale? I'm getting excited for you :)
Yes, two included, a Lee Safety Powder manual scale and a MTM Case Gard digital scale.

The only things I have had to buy is a .308 die set and a caliper.
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Post by striker55 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:15 am

Sounds like you got it all. Happy loading!


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Post by LeonCarr » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:31 am

Welcome to your next addiction.

Please follow all safe reloading practices.

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