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    New guy

    Hi James here . just introducing myself to the locals on this forum .

    Iím into bolt action rifles, shooting paper , stalking Kaimai-Mamaku deer ( with zero luck ) .

    As the gun cabinets have slowly filled up Iíve started considering handloading - the bench is under construction so once thatís done Iíll start chewing ears off on here.




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    Welcome. take time to read old threads and feel free to ask questions.
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    Welcome James.

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    Welcome James.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Welcome James.

    Good luck with your reloading ventures

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    Welcome aboard James

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    Welcome: i offer you one huge piece of advice on a loading bench.
    Lighting!!! it is so easy to make mistakes reloading with bad lighting. Go LED but choose 4K or higher lighting. its ultra white and although pretty harsh is good for picking up case issues such as hair line fractures etc.
    when i first started i was using a halogen light above my bench, it sure was bright but slightly yellowish, moving to LED 4.5K which wasnt as bright but made things more defined was a huge advantage

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    Quote Originally Posted by gonetropo View Post
    Welcome: i offer you one huge piece of advice on a loading bench.
    Lighting!!! it is so easy to make mistakes reloading with bad lighting. Go LED but choose 4K or higher lighting. its ultra white and although pretty harsh is good for picking up case issues such as hair line fractures etc.
    when i first started i was using a halogen light above my bench, it sure was bright but slightly yellowish, moving to LED 4.5K which wasnt as bright but made things more defined was a huge advantage
    Advice like this ! Is going to help my shooting! In the long run . Using this nice slab of redwood with a drowning of epoxy doming resin

    Iíll start a topic on it as I complete stages


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    Quote Originally Posted by gonetropo View Post
    Welcome: i offer you one huge piece of advice on a loading bench.
    Lighting!!! it is so easy to make mistakes reloading with bad lighting. Go LED but choose 4K or higher lighting. its ultra white and although pretty harsh is good for picking up case issues such as hair line fractures etc.
    when i first started i was using a halogen light above my bench, it sure was bright but slightly yellowish, moving to LED 4.5K which wasnt as bright but made things more defined was a huge advantage
    Fuck I jus use a headlight


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    Quote Originally Posted by Smiddy View Post
    Fuck I jus use a headlight


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    That's coz your reloading bench is a bit of driftwood in a Paddock

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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    That's coz your reloading bench is a bit of driftwood in a Paddock

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    To be fair, he has nailed it up so it makes a useful fence when he is not reloading.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
    Rule 1: Treat every firearm as loaded
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
    Rule 3: Load a firearm only when ready to fire
    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt
    Rule 5: Check your firing zone
    Rule 6: Store firearms and ammunition safely
    Rule 7: Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms

 

 

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