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Re: How many calibers do you load for?
« Reply #25 on: February 11, 2009, 07:51:01 pm »
Pistol
.45 ACP - highest volume, by far
9mm
.44 MAG and SPC

Rifle
.223
.30 carbine
30-06
.300 Win Mag
7.7 Jap, when my cousin's around

Shotgun
12 ga, trap loads now, but looking to try some sabot slugs, those things are stupid expensive

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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #26 on: February 23, 2009, 10:18:11 pm »
    I currently load for hand gun only.

    9mm
    .38 Spl
    .357 Mag
    .44 Spl
    .44 Mag
    .45 acp
    .45 Colt

    In the future I'd like start reloading for my milsurps.

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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #27 on: March 30, 2009, 12:26:20 am »
    I load mostly .45 ACP
    400-500 rds. of .223 per year.
    Just started loading 9mm luger, currently working up a 9mm load using federal small magnum pistol primers (a friend gave me a couple boxes for my birthday.)  Yes, I'm starting low.
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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #28 on: March 30, 2009, 11:54:57 am »
    I only reload for 9mm right now.
    About 200 every few months, but I think that'll pick up with the lower availability of Blaser Brass.

    I'm thinking of adding .38SPL or .357 but I don't want to get into rifles with the press I have.
    I'd do .45 as well but my Hardballer's sights are still off and I'm not sure what direction I want to go with it yet.

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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #29 on: March 30, 2009, 07:55:28 pm »
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    9mm, .45 ACP, .38 special, and .357 Magnum.

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    « Reply #30 on: March 30, 2009, 10:50:56 pm »
    I know very little about this topic; however, I am aware that people often cast their own projectiles as well.  My question is:  Is there a way to jacket home-made ammunition, or is it all LRN?
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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #31 on: March 30, 2009, 11:00:09 pm »
    I know very little about this topic; however, I am aware that people often cast their own projectiles as well.  My question is:  Is there a way to jacket home-made ammunition, or is it all LRN?

    You can swage your own jacketed bullets at home. but the equipment is generally more complex and expensive. See:
    http://www.corbins.com/
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    http://www.ch4d.com/

    Also, not all cast bullets are round nose. Many bullet profiles are possible with casting, including hollowpoints. Most of my cast bullets are semi-wadcutters.
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    « Reply #32 on: March 31, 2009, 12:21:49 am »
    Thanks,like always, one learns something new everyday.
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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #33 on: June 18, 2009, 11:33:39 am »
    I am currently loading for the following calibers:

        .45 ACP
        .44 Mag (for a friend)
        .357 Mag
        .38 Spcl
         9mm Luger.
        .30-06 Sprg.
         5.56mm

       want dies for 7.62 x39, .45-70 Gov't, and .380 ACP.
       
        Also I have the dies for 7.62x 25, Plus bullets and brass for said caliber but don't have a gun for it. Looking to sell or trade said dies for .45-70 gov't.

      Will be getting my casting equipment in the next couple of months, So will be making bullets for at least the pistol calibers.
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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #34 on: June 18, 2009, 12:34:15 pm »
    Load for 10mm, 300 win mag, 223.  Cast bullets in .401 (10mm), .429 (44 mag) and .358 (38/357 and someday 9X25).
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    Re: How many calibers do you load for?
    « Reply #35 on: June 19, 2009, 07:27:49 am »
    Yeah, you don't have to cast LRN, when you can cast stuff like this:


    That's a picture from Castboolits.com, I don't have a great close up of the gas-checked HP like that picture.
    I'm still trying to find a good 4 or 6 cavity HP mold. Only have a one cavity. Kind of slow going.
    I cast bullets for 9mm, .38/357, and used to for .41mag. Haven't in a few years. Need to get a mold for .45 ACP.

    I load .22 Hornet, .243, 7mm08, 30-06, and .30.30 for rifle these days.
    Handguns are 9mm, 38/.357, 41mag, and 45 ACP.
    12 and 20 ga. shotshells.

    To learn everything about casting bullets: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/index.php
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