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Old 12-20-2018, 12:00 AM   #51
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Try the lee reloading book, tells it like it is, very straightforward. I will look to see if I have any extra reloading manuals, if so I will pm and send them to you.
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Old 12-21-2018, 05:44 PM   #52
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Thank everyone for everything!!! I am not quite reloading yet but I have received half of my stuff today... Im excited!!


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Old 12-21-2018, 05:58 PM   #53
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Old 12-30-2018, 08:44 AM   #54
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Which tumbler do yall recommend ???
Which tumbler media do yall recommend ??

Also my press does not seat primers, so which primer seater do I use? Hand held


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Old 12-30-2018, 09:23 AM   #55
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Which tumbler do yall recommend ???
Which tumbler media do yall recommend ??

Also my press does not seat primers, so which primer seater do I use? Hand held


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I bought a cheap frankford arsenal tumbler and walnut media, works just fine.

I really like the Lee precision primer tool, easier than the rcbs hand primer
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Old 12-30-2018, 10:16 AM   #56
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I like the Frankford tumbler. Mine flooded during Harvey, when I pick it up water was coming out of the motor. Set it out in the sun and it has worked 100% since

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Old 12-30-2018, 10:20 AM   #57
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Which tumbler do yall recommend ???
Which tumbler media do yall recommend ??

Also my press does not seat primers, so which primer seater do I use? Hand held


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I use a cheap harbor freight tumblr and the walnut media from harbor freight.

I like the rcbs hand held primer works pretty good and is easy on your hands.


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Old 12-30-2018, 10:59 AM   #58
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Given your budget, I'd go with a kit of some sort. Bear in mind, if you really get into this you'll upgrade and add to as you progress in the hobby.

If you're patient, you can find many of these items used and save some coin.

For kits, here's a couple that would get you started. I'm a fan of redding presses and dies. On most other items it's a mix. I feel it's better than average without going into the price range of the upper end stuff.

Redding Kit.
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/89...ss-pro-pak-kit

RCBS kit.
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/93...tage-press-kit

Not a must but some VERY handy tools of the trade.

Hornady Lock-N-Load Overall Length Gauge Bolt Action
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/57...ge-bolt-action

Hornady Lock-N-Load Bullet Comparator
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/23...with-6-inserts

RCBS Electronic Digital Caliper
You can save a little coin with a dial caliper and it's every bit as accurate but this is easier to read.
https://www.amazon.com/RCBS-87323-El...s+dial+caliper

I have a few items I'm getting ready to sell and will send you the link once posted.
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Old 12-30-2018, 11:03 AM   #59
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Which tumbler do y’all recommend ???
Which tumbler media do y’all recommend ??

Also my press does not seat primers, so which primer seater do I use? Hand held
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For years I used the press to seat primers but hated it.

I splurged on this and would now pay twice it's cost I like it so much.

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/45...h-priming-tool

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Old 12-30-2018, 11:06 AM   #60
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I have a couple hundred pieces of prime .308 brass...

Make me an offer! I'm in DFW
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Old 12-30-2018, 08:45 PM   #61
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I been reloading for several years with Lee Precision. Very economical but effective. know that some of the higher dollar stuff is really nice, but for my needs, no issue. IDPA, CAS have kept my equipment busy.
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Old 12-30-2018, 10:52 PM   #62
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Ive got everything purchased, gun powder came in today... I might start reloading tomorrow we shall see! Just got back from public land nilgai hunt.. Im whooped lol


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Old 01-03-2019, 11:21 PM   #63
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Boom
5 little guys down


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Old 01-04-2019, 08:02 PM   #64
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What caliber is that


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Old 01-04-2019, 08:05 PM   #65
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Old 01-05-2019, 01:00 AM   #66
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Get your walnut shell polishing media at the pet store. Lizard litter. Lots cheaper. And messing with the polishing media is where you get lead introduced. Open your tumbler outside, and change the media wearing a mask. Lead styphnate from the primers will collect in the media dust. Shoot lots.
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Old 01-10-2019, 08:07 AM   #67
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Man this reloading stuff is addicting!!! Only one thing missing, .243 ammo... anyone got any for sale?? 95/100 grain


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