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  1. Powder

    Reloading
    I have decided to start reloading again after 30 years. Was hoping for some good “recipes “ I shoot a 12 gauge and with be used many for sporting clays. Thank you for the information DW Parlett
  2. Supply Stash

    Reloading
    I’m okay on supplies to reload, but I got nervous after visited Cabelas a couple of times in the past few months and looked over the depleted reloading section. So I visited my local store and spoke with the owner. He said he could get powder but Small Pistol and Small Rifle primers were a...
  3. I hate trying to pull the plug on MEC bottles

    Reloading
    Trying to rock the plug back-and-forth in order to remove the plug on MEC powder and shot bottles has frustrated me for the last time! So I did this little mod shown in the pics. Still the same type of tapered plastic plug as the red MEC plug, but this one has pull rings molded as part of the...
  4. Helpful tip wanted - Separate powder and shot

    Reloading
    On my bench I have a jar I dump mixed shot and powder into from my bench and floor when I clean up or bad reload. I’m looking for an easy way to recover the shot and not so much the powder. Does anyone have an easy solution? Ok let’s see how bad this goes.
  5. Clumping Powder in Production (Winchester) Shells

    Reloading
    I just opened up a relatively new Winchester AA shell, just for the heck of it. When I got to the powder, I found it came out in basically one big clump. It fairly easily broke up, but is this normal? Do I have defective shells? I did buy them through Walmart, but honestly, some of these...
  6. Pistol/Rifle Powder

    Reloading
    I have just acquired a "brand new" 40 year old RCBS Rock Chucker. My dad has had it since the mid 70s, but it's never been taken out of the box. It came with almost everything I need to start reloading brass. What I am needing to know is what is a good "all around" powder I could use to reload...
  7. Low powder loads

    Shooting Related Threads
    Hi all, I recently got into shotshell reloading and made up a bunch of boxes for trap shooting. The load I am using is win AA shells, win209 primer, winAA wad and 17.0 grains of 700x. I weighed my charged from my loader to be sure I was getting the proper weight when I started loading and I was...
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