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Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Pointman91, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. SQLGeek

    SQLGeek Will work for 10mm TGT Supporter

    Sep 22, 2017
    Good point. Thankfully (not?), my setup is in the garage so no A/C vent to worry about. My lighting will be LED too so no worries about florescent lighting affecting an electronic scale.

  2. baboon

    baboon TGT Addict

    Could be that too!
  3. baboon

    baboon TGT Addict

    The air movement in my reloading room blew on both of my benches messing with my electronic scale. I have an older Pact scale that I never sent in for upgrades & it pretty sensitive. Hell when it goes into the final stage of trickling powder it's crazy sensitive!
  4. Sam7sf

    Sam7sf Well-Known

    Pest control on farms. Fun stuff. Nothing like a 45-70 on critters.
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  5. TheMailMan

    TheMailMan Well-Known

    Dec 3, 2015
    North of Kaufman
    1974, started with a Lee Load-All in 12ga. We lived in pheasant heaven and I went hunting every day after school. My dad raised german shorthairs so I always had a pointing dog.

    We ate pheasant 3x a week. Limit was three a day, last two weeks of the season you could have four, you had to shoot a rooster first then you could take a hen and two more roosters.

    Started with metallic cartridges in 1980. .45 ACP, one at a time on a Rock Chucker. Used a Lil Dandy powder measure. Sadly all that stuff is gone now.

    I do still have the PW 375 I upgraded to in 1981. Used to be one could save a bunch of money reloading for shotgun. Now it's just not worth it for blasting rounds.
  6. flashhole

    flashhole New Member

    Oct 17, 2013
    I started over 30 years ago and wish I had started before that.

    Every gift occasion, Christmas, Father's Day, Birthday etc. I had reloading equipment on my gift list. Still have an active list today.

    If I had to replace (at retail) all the stuff I have today it would be more than $60,000.
  7. SloppyShooter

    SloppyShooter Certifiable

    Apr 24, 2018
    White Settlement, Texas
    Gramps had cases of warm Lone Star beer on his porch.....I win....I win.....:banana:
  8. ZX9RCAM

    ZX9RCAM Over the Rainbow bridge... TGT Supporter

    May 14, 2008
    The Woodlands, Tx.
    We had a pony keg on tap in the pool house year round when I was growing up, but I never liked beer.

    I guess you still win...
  9. Bozz10mm

    Bozz10mm TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Oct 5, 2013
    I like beer

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  10. Charley

    Charley Active Member

    Aug 7, 2008
    San Antonio
    Bought my first centerfire handgun in 1976 or 1977, a Ruger Security Six. Centerfire ammo in 38 Special and 357 was expensive, so bought a used RCBS Jr press, 5-0-5 scale Uniflow powder measure and a Speer manual possibly volume 8. Added to it a bit over the years. Load or have loaded 32 ACP, 32 S&W long, 32 H&R, 380, 9x18, 9x19, 38 Super, 9mm Largo, 38 Special, 357 Mag, 38 S&W, 40 S&W, 400 Corbon, 10.4 Glisneti, 44 Special, 44 Mag, 45 ACP, and 45 Colt. That's just the handgun side. Gets somewhat addictive.

    Left out the 7.62x25 Tokarev,and the 7.62 Nagant. Don't load a lot of them.

    Last edited: Oct 20, 2018

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