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    Wink To all the hardcore reloaders

    How much will you save and understanding it's time consuming, how much times IS consumed?
    Cheers!

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    More than we will admit and enough to fill our OCD requirements.
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    Quote Originally Posted by James J. View Post
    "To all the hardcore reloaders"
    is there another kind ???

    Quote Originally Posted by James J. View Post
    How much will you save and understanding it's time consuming, how much times IS consumed?
    How long is a piece of string ? It varies depending on how much more you shoot as a result of reloading what sort of gear you invest in.

    You WILL shoot more when you reload your own ...

    Time wise , as an example, a batch of 100 223 rounds takes me about an hour all told.
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    Reloading is a pain in the ass cause I start to worry about tying to keep all the brass. I have a video of me shooting but I look awkward as watching it as I try to eject the spent shell into my hand and hold a handful of empty's while still shooting haha. I must be alright at it though I only lost 3 out of 30 yesterday. And I know where they are, just couldn't be bothered picking up brass in some mud.

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    I think some people find reloading therapeutic and count the time as time well spent. Once you have the required equipment it seems to be cheaper but I'd say performance is more the driving factor? I could be wrong. Either way, I am saving my brass to begin reloading at some stage
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    Even saving my brass "just in case" I ever want to reload annoys me. So I don't think it's for me!! Maybe when I have more time at home one day.

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    James, if you want to reload to save money, forget it. Go buy cheap factory ammo and shoot that..
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    dunno about saving money haha but its pretty fun to make awesome customized ammo for whatever purpose. i have to reload now anyways for all the queer calibres ive got haha
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    James

    You wont actually save any money ...... in fact you will spend more money.

    Each round you reload will cost less but you will shoot much more.

    As for time .... once your hooked you will never find enough time to spend at your reloading bench no matter how much spare time you think you have now.

    Good luck

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    I have all the gear but just cant be fucked and go buy ammo a lot of the time unless its one of my reload only guns due to ammo cost or the fact you cant buy it

    I can punch them out pretty quick but id rather 20 rounds that are 100% perfect an hour rather than 100 I've just chucked together

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebf View Post
    James, if you want to reload to save money, forget it. Go buy cheap factory ammo and shoot that..
    Sounds like a plan
    Thanks ebf!

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    Quote Originally Posted by P38 View Post
    James

    You wont actually save any money ...... in fact you will spend more money.

    Each round you reload will cost less but you will shoot much more.

    As for time .... once your hooked you will never find enough time to spend at your reloading bench no matter how much spare time you think you have now.

    Good luck

    Cheers
    Pete
    Thanks Pete! Yeah times is a very important resource!
    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebf View Post
    James, if you want to reload to save money, forget it. Go buy cheap factory ammo and shoot that..
    yep you reload coz its more accurate not to save money
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    By casting and reloading you can save bucket loads of cash and the more you shoot the more you save.
    This Sunday down at the range I'm planning on shooting my way into being a millionaire.
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    I save nothing, neither in time nor money, however I'm pleased I was talking into this reloading game.
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