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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Now that's one heck of a deal.
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    My apologies. I was trying to type and look back to insure I was giving credit where due. I'll try to do better.
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Made it to the range today, had a few on off sprinkles, but not enough to stop shooting and checking test loads in my 44's and the Garand. I had more error messages than velocity readings on my chronograph for the 44 test loads so no data. I'll try some for test loads hopefully this weekend...
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Yes they are on my list as a supplier for my reloading needs. I haven't checked with them yet.
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    on a lighter note...

    All the apple pies that I have purchased have been a luke warm. The only time I've ever had a hot apple pie is when I nuked it in the microwave to warm it up.
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    I had to check to be sure. Check out Ron Reiber, Hornady, at trapshooters.com, Longshot Powder Promblems, dtd Feb 12, 2014. Longshot was designed for shotgunners for use in field loads. Longshot is a relatively consistant "fast" (for shotgunners) burning powder. Accordingly the gun club's...
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Thanks for the info on a recipe. Is this IMR4350 or Accurate 4350? Interesting...the Hornady rep ....said to keep velocities between 2300-2600fps in the Garand. Using medium burning powders to prevent broken/bent rods. And Although '....... SST's are a hunting bullet, they might do well in the...
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Ok. I normally shoot 25 yards, rarely out to 50 yards with the 45. More of a conceal carry gun. The 44 gets shot at 25, 50, 100, and 200 yards. For CC and hunting.
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Oops! I thought that was the price. Thanks for the info. I'll check Montana Gold out.
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    What is the quantity of a full case?
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Just curious: Why all the 1 pound jugs of the same powder? Once I find a load that I am happy with I buy 4 and 8 pound jugs of powder, I know I'll use it and it's (usually) cheaper and takes up less room on my shelves.
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Normaly I would have a larger supply on hand. But since my African hunts were postpone to 2021 I've been trying not to buy new or used guns and a lot of reloading supplies, especially only 8 months out. As is I may have to shorten...that is forego any opportunity animals.
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    Powders, primers, bullets,.....prices and lack there of....and what substitutes?

    Actually just getting ready to reload for the M1. Originally I was going to reload all 30-06 the same. Then I called Hornady about 160 gr Flex Tip bullets I have but couldn't find any load data for them. The rep said the 160's are meant for 30-30, but could be used in 308's as long as I keep...
 
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