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#2988480 - 10/19/12 05:35 AM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: AllOutdoors]
250savage
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i reload for my self and friends. favorites 250 savage, 6.5 creedmoor
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#2988764 - 10/19/12 09:21 AM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: AllOutdoors]
big jim
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For all centerfire and pistol.
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#2988941 - 10/19/12 11:10 AM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: BigD_625]
quigleysharps4570
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 Originally Posted By: BigD_625
Will when I get my man cave set up.


Pics when the time comes BigD. ;\)

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#2991017 - 10/20/12 08:53 PM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: Rockhound]
W.Seay
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
 Originally Posted By: W.Seay
No, my factory ammo shoots 1 hole 3 shot groups at 100 yards all day when I do my part.


Until you get a bad lot #...........



Hasn't happened in 10 years!
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#2991028 - 10/20/12 09:00 PM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: W.Seay]
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 Originally Posted By: W.Seay
 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
 Originally Posted By: W.Seay
No, my factory ammo shoots 1 hole 3 shot groups at 100 yards all day when I do my part.


Until you get a bad lot #...........



Hasn't happened in 10 years!
Nothing wrong with factory ammo if it shoots consistently in your gun. Reloading my own ammo is just something I do for my own satisfaction. I don't believe I save any money doing it but I do think I get better groups out of my guns with my own ammo.


Edited by Beekeeper (10/20/12 09:00 PM)
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#2991301 - 10/21/12 08:14 AM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: Beekeeper]
ROVERBOY
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Mainly with me its the satisfaction of shooting my own ammo and killing game with it. I've got some really accurate loads for my rifles and handguns too.
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#2991303 - 10/21/12 08:16 AM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: DaveB]
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For most, factory ammo works well enough but for the shock of your life, take a look at the number of recalls regarding factory ammo. And unless you happen to be looking, you'll never know.

My hand loads have never failed me. I match bullet type and weight to the animal I am hunting and that shoot accurately. Because I have 3 shooters in my Family hand loading makes a lot of financial sense.

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#2991362 - 10/21/12 08:55 AM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: DaveB]
Rockhound
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 Originally Posted By: DaveB
For most, factory ammo works well enough but for the shock of your life, take a look at the number of recalls regarding factory ammo. And unless you happen to be looking, you'll never know.

My hand loads have never failed me. I match bullet type and weight to the animal I am hunting and that shoot accurately. Because I have 3 shooters in my Family hand loading makes a lot of financial sense.



Yes it saves alot if money in the long run. And there are lots of recoils on tons of ammo every year
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#2991366 - 10/21/12 08:58 AM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: W.Seay]
Rockhound
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 Originally Posted By: W.Seay
 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
 Originally Posted By: W.Seay
No, my factory ammo shoots 1 hole 3 shot groups at 100 yards all day when I do my part.


Until you get a bad lot #...........



Hasn't happened in 10 years!


It never happened to me until last year, ive always had great results with factory ammo. I bought 3 factory boxes of shells that i cant get to shoot worth a crap
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#2991849 - 10/21/12 03:39 PM Re: How many handload their deer ammo? [Re: Rockhound]
348Winchester
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I reload and shoot factory ammo for comparison. I reload for....

25-35 WCF
270 WCF
30-30 WCF
30-40 Krag
30-06
32 Win
348 WCF
38-55 WCF
303 British
405 WCF
45-70
38 spl
30 Luger
44-40 WCF
44 Mag
45 ACP
45 Colt

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