So, I Was In The Loading Room Today...

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  1. Bullthrower338

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    That is cool! Were those actually for the 45/70? I seem to remember a frontier factory load with a 300 grain HP
     

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    I loaded them in 45-70 and .458 Win Mag...back in the day.

    Didn't get a .458 until about 1982 though. I got my first 45-70 (a No. 1 of course!) in the winter of '74/'75.

    Not sure about the Frontier load. Only Frontier I ever saw were .308...back when they were using milsurp brass!
     
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    So, I was in the loading room today, working on some 300 Blackout and 30-40 Krag.

    I was loading up the last batch of 300 BO that I had cleaned-up and ready to go...and I started feeling a little paranoid that I didn't have near enough 300 BO cases.

    I started thinking about ordering some. Then I had a nagging thought lingering in the back of my mind...like perhaps I had some, and had just forgot about them.

    So I start digging around under the bench and sure enough, there is a small box way in the back.

    500 brand new Starline 300 BO cases.

    Oh yea...it's good to be a hoarder!
     

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    Tim, I have an old box of 45-70 hand loads sitting around too. My grandfather gave the Win M0d 1886 (manufactured 1906) to my dad in 1969. My dad had spent all of 1968 in Vietnam. So this box of Winchester unprimed cases was probably purchased about that time frame. Note the price, $2.31. The most recent loading is 1978.

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    More old stuff in the loading room...Fed 215 from 1972! Actually, they could be older than that...

    I will use these...but not for hunting loads...just practice.

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    Not the only old thing in your loading room:sneaky:
     
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    Oh yeah, my scale, powder measure and RCBS press are pretty old, too. :)
     
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    That’s what I was talking about buddy!:whistle:
     

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    That is not the first woodleigh I have seen that lost weight like a Hornady dgx. I am working up a new load for my 500/416 that was regulated on woodleigh because of this. Heading straight to a-frames.
     
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    Seriously, if you guys have stuff from 1972 you are not shooting enough. What do you do with your time at the range anyways? ;)
     
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    Mostly talk about how awesome we shoot and feed our egos! Lol
     
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    Mostly posing with guns that we don't know how to load. ;)
     
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    There! Does that answer your question?

    Now stop exposing us!


    :ROFLMAO:
     

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    I know a few people with antique reloading components lying around. Some folks handload metallic firearm cartridges to actually shoot firearms; many others handload as an end to itself. :W A Bullets::A Banana::W A Bullets:
     

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    Not sure what year these are from??
     
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    ...and some do both!
     

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    So I was in the loading room today and I got to try out my new to me, Lyman case trimmer. I found it in the dumpster of a John Deere dealer. I had until now been taking brass to a buddy’s house for trimming. There was a set screw broken off in the adjustment collar, so I got the new collars for $10. Now I have my own!

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