reloading manuals

Discussion in 'Reloading and ammunition' started by Rappland, May 31, 2017.

  1. Rappland

    Rappland LSB Member

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    ZenArchery LSB Active Member SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    It's good to get at least 2 to compare. I use Hornady, Speer, and Lyman.
    There's a wonderful thing called the internet where you can look up a lot of the load data.
    9:10 I am using Hornady.
     
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    I try to use the bullet manufacturer's reloading manual. That said, they don't always have the bullet/powder combination I'm looking for. So I end up cross referencing different manuals to come up with a safe load. I myself have several different hornady manuals, Siera, Speer, Barnes and a couple other ones. You can never have enough information when comes to reloading.
     
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    Looks like I will buy at least 2 to start.
     
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    I'd start with the Sierra and Hornady manuals. There's also an old book called the ABCS of reloading. It's not a reloading manual but more of a how to book.
     
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    I haven't bought a loading manual in quite a few years. The info you can get online negates the need for them.
    I am also a member of LOAD DATA. It is about $25 per year and depending on what info you require,has loads from all the manufactures of bullets and powders.
    Loads from all the wildcats also,which I own,and the info has helped me quite a bit.
    Jump on the site and look around before you commit. --- pruhdlr
     
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    I read the ABC's of reloading. Today I bought Hornadys 10th edition and Lee's 2nd edition. I have looked at data online but the books give data not published online, not for free anyway. I should be set for a while.
     

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