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    How many of you load your own ammunition?
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    Store bought for me, but I've always been interested in doing it.
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    Maybe some day....but right now just not enough time....would have to give up my job, the grandkids or sleep. None are good options!

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    I started to look into it seriously the beginning of last summer but primers were in short supply and I figured it was pointless at the time to spend the money on the equipment. I will, however, get back into checking it out if and when things start to loosen up. In the meantime it's Winchester White Box Sniper Ammo (thanks, UGA) for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rkbartley View Post
    Maybe some day....but right now just not enough time....would have to give up my job, the grandkids or sleep. None are good options!

    rkb
    I'm with rkb on this one, just no time.

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    Components have become much more available, looks like the suppliers are finally getting caught up.
    I have managed to have a stock of primers, even of things I do not currently load for. I will never get caught this short again.
    I currently load for .45ACP, 9mm, 25-20WCF, 30-30 WCF, .44 Mag, 38/357. By next week will have the tooling to load .223 and 30-06. I have tons of brass for all of above and .380, .32, .40 and a whole bunch of rifle calibres. Eventually I would like to begin loading for my SKS in 7.62x39.
    Oh, and I also load 12 guage.
    It is truly a hobby in itself.
    Reloading can and will pay for itself rather quickly if you shoot regularly. For instance, I have taken my cost per pull of the trigger for my .45 from $.35 (cheap Blazer) to less than $.08. It cost me $8.00/100 reloaded. With a quality store bought brand, the savings are much high.
    when it comes to .223, for me to reload 2000 rounds it cost me $339 in components. Try to match that anywhere.
    what I find is that reloading does not really save me $, it allows me to shoot more. Works for me!

    For good quality equipment at less than retail, I have found Craigslist to have tons and tons of stuff for sale cheap, folks getting rid of stuff cuz they need the cash.
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    i reload .45 & 38/357 for range use but use only factory ammo for carry.

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