What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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Re: What Did You Do In The Reloading Room This Week?

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.223 reloading

Just a comment. I've reload a lot of 9MM, 38 Super, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP I am not sure of the exact number but it's North of 100,000 and South of 200,000 rounds.

Reloading .223 is similar to pistol, in that, you want a lot of rounds.
BUT, there are a bunch more steps to be done. Many of them aren't on the XL650. I think I have been doing brass collection and prep. (off and on) for more than 10 years. I may reload my very first .223 round in 2021. But, it may be 2022.

I am under 1000 total combined rounds in .308 and .243. Maybe under 500.
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Wow! I agree with the steps on rifle cartridges. It takes me several months to get to a point to load mine. I listen too, to many bench rest shooters.

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Loaded bullets - duh?

9mm 115gr FMJ over 4.2 Titegroup - mmmm works.
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I reloaded .45 ACP with SMALL PRIMERS

Unexpected issue
Some of the brass has the primer crimped like military brass.
Probably less than 1%

As expected,the small primers took more powder to get a 165 power factor. Over what normal Large Pistol Primer brass requires.
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I keep telling myself I need to clear a path to my bench. Too much stuff has been put in the wrong place after coming back from vacation.
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Yes, BUT...
Last week I ordered a replacement part then discovered the original about 1' from where it should have been.
I just chalked it up to a tax for being disorganized.
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