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#1 tomcat

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 09:11 PM

what reloader do you think i shud get? i dont have alot but i want one that will last im going to.start reloading my 22-250,30-30,30-06 thim are the Cal.'s that ill be reloading.this are the ones im looking at. i only have about $300 top's1. Lee kit2. RCBS kit3. Hornady kit

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 09:43 PM

Get the RCBS Rockchucker kit. I'm still using an RCBS press, powder measure and scale I bought in 1969. I use it a lot too and though I have a couple other it still works great. Check around prices vary. :(

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 09:44 PM

what reloader do you think i shud get? i dont have alot but i want one that will last im going to.start reloading my 22-250,30-30,30-06 thim are the Cal.'s that ill be reloading.this are the ones im looking at. i only have about $300 top's1. Lee kit2. RCBS kit3. Hornady kit

I would go with the RCBS kit. It will last a lifetime. (The others probably will too) but I know RCBS is great with customer relations if you have a problem. You will find that you will be adding other related items but is is great as a starter.

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 09:50 PM

MidSouth has the RCBS Rock Chucker Kit for $219. Here's a link.http://www.midsouths...p?sku=000449357

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 09:51 PM

what are shell holders? it says thay i have to order thim.

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 09:53 PM

shell holders hold the shell in the press. You get the ones that fit the cases you want to load. .30-06, 30-30 .22-250 etc.

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 09:53 AM

Tomcat you can get the shell holders at a good gun shop no need to order. get the RCBS kit.

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 10:00 AM

RCBS kitAdd Redding Dies

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 05:42 PM

Watch for the Rockchucker kits on E-bayFirst E-Bay actionSecond auctionALL of the presses

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Posted 03 January 2006 - 08:16 PM

ShooterJohn is right on with his advice. The RCBS Rockchucker Supreme Kit from Midsouth Shooters Supply like he said. You can't beat their price I have been trying for over a week and finally ordered it today myself. Plus ( in my opinion you can't beat RCBS ) when it comes to reloading equipment. Hope this help. Ken

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 12:00 AM

Did you ever make a decision or get anything?

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 10:23 AM

id like a RCBS kit. is that all i need is the Rock chuker kit? or do i need to get uther things with it. id like a kit with it all in it but like die's. do lee make a good kit or do you need to get uther things too? i dont have a job so im cuting wood for this so i cant get the big high $$ on's i have a gun i will sale for this too. or swope its a sav 110 30-06

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 11:13 AM

I started reloading on a Lee Anniversary Kit that cost me $55 I think, they are about $65 today? I then upgraded to a Dillon since I was shooting a lot of pistol back then. Then I moved, put my stuff into storage while waiting on the new home my storage was broken into and everything stolen! ! ! Sorry, back on topic if money is tight, I was really happy with my Lee kit.

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 09:39 PM

im geting a Anniversary Kit from midsouth $127.00 for it all die's and book i got the step up from just the lee Kit its the lEE master kit comes with the book and holders and lube... all that now just to get started....donno what im doing....lol

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 09:48 PM

What dies do you need?

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Posted 04 January 2006 - 10:05 PM

What dies do you need?

i got 22-250 with the kit i need 30-06 and 30-30 naw thats it

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 02:13 PM

I think I might jump on the bandwagon too...

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 02:15 PM

PM sent! :angry:

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 03:30 PM

I have an RCBS Rock Chucker kit on the way, along with a handfull other tools. (thanks for the help John). Now I need to find a local shop to buy powder and primers.

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 03:59 PM

Ben, you're welcome. ;) Let me know if you can't find a place nearby. I've got a pretty good place around the corner from me. They carry what you would need. If you couldn't make it down during business hours I could pick it up and meet you...John

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 06:46 PM

Another couple of reloading guy's ;) You'll be reloadaholics before you know it.Listen to John he has good advise :huh:

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 06:50 PM

Thanks Sterling, I try to give worthwhile advice. I wished I'd had someone to give me hints when I was first starting. But I learned the ropes and it all worked out and if I can help, GREAT! ;)

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 07:00 PM

Hey John:I could have Blown myself up when I first started.I knew no one that reloaded when I first started, thought hey that case Ain't full yet, so a couple more grains should work better ;) NOT.

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 07:20 PM

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 08:25 PM

I'm excited to start reloading! I like tinkering with stuff, and mostly I'm tired of paying an arm and a leg for good ammo. I'm gonna make a trip into Sac next week and pick up some powder and primers unless there's a place in Yuba City. Anybody know of a good place in Yuba?

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 09:27 PM

Yuba City to high priced ;)

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Posted 12 January 2006 - 09:44 PM

I think you need to go to Sacramento. Try Great Outdoors, they have a pretty good selection of the powder you'll need and the primers. I'd buy the bullets on-line it's cheaper. Powder and primers you can't really get on-line because of the $20 Hazmat Fee they charge. I mean it drives the cost way up. ;)

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Posted 14 September 2006 - 12:43 PM

What about buying on line but buying 8lbs kegs instead?Ive been able to buy kegs for 10.00 a pound with shipping and haz mat im still getting it cheaper than in Bakersfield at 24.00 a pound.And if your really full of money take a one time hit and buy 2 or 4 kegs at once and get it cheaper and you'll never run out! I got a keg of IMR4064 and BMG for 237.00 dilevered to my door.Wifes not to happy but in the long run I saved a lot!Well the wife did get a new dress,shoes,handbag,ect..? But I got my POWDER!

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Posted 14 September 2006 - 12:55 PM

Did you buy that powder from Powder Valley?

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Posted 14 September 2006 - 01:10 PM

In another year, Sportsman's Wherehouse will be in Sac and we can get the same kegs of powder for the same price as online, but WITHOUT the shipping and hazmat. :D :lol: :P Then again, knowing some of you guys here, you'll clean the place out on opening day and the rest of us will have to wait until they re-stock to get what we want.




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