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Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by Packman73, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Jun 18, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    Packman73

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    Just ordered 500 more rds of 5.56 for $159.xx shipped from PSA. I had not ordered from there before but they had the best price I could find for XM193. Looks like I'll be scoring ~400rds of Winchester .45 from my brother-in-law tomorrow so I should be set for a while. Anyone going shooting tomorrow? Take your kids shooting; especially on Father's Day.:cool:
     
  2. Jun 18, 2011 at 1:34 PM
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    i wish. i need to renew my gun club membership... i've been slacking. was at a gun show this morning though. unbelievable how expensive ammo is getting these days...
     
  3. Jun 18, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    Yep. That's why I stocked up when I could. Now I try to keep a 500rd cushion for me to use here and there without dipping into my reserves. I wish I reloaded; maybe down the road someday.
     
  4. Jun 19, 2011 at 12:59 AM
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    Reloading is probably the best thing I have done in firearms-wise. If you have friends that do a lot of shooting, you guys need to cruise Craigslist and Backpage for a setup. My buddy and I did that and found a Dillon 550B for ~$300. It costs a bit more to get the dies, shellplates, trimmers, tumblers, and actual components, but quickly pays off after a few shooting sessions.

    Currently, I am loading for .223, .308, and 9mm. Half of what I load is defensive stuff (heavy hollow point bullets) and the other half if using FMJ bullets for plinking.

    Once you start reloading, brass collection will be another new hobby. If you know your local shooting areas, I'd start picking up all calibers you are likely to load for. Heck, you could even pick up most calibers and sell them on Backpage or AZShooting once you get a few hundred.
     
  5. Jun 19, 2011 at 5:46 AM
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    Brass won't be a problem. I've been collecting .45 and 5.56 brass for as long as I've been shooting. I have thousands of each.
     
  6. Jun 19, 2011 at 5:49 AM
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    I'm so glad I live within 10 min of PSA

    All the deals and no shipping

    picked up 440 m855 on stripper clips for $129 a couple weeks ago
     
  7. Jun 19, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    I just picked up an RCBS Reload Kit locally for like 369. I got that and the dies and I am good for now...all of that came to $450w/tax. I still have to get a trimmer and a tumbler when I need it. I look at it as the initial investment and the savings after that, not so much as making my money back. Also gives me something to do when I am bored as hell...:rolleyes:
     
  8. Jun 19, 2011 at 9:54 AM
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    It's worth the investment for sure.
     
  9. Jun 19, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    what is PSA?
     
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    yup, PSA is great. they had their Full auto BCG's for 5.56 for 99 bucks and stripped lowers for $49!!!
     
  13. Jun 20, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    I've got a bunch of PSA stuff. Packer -- what .223 did you get? I scored a grand of PMC for less than 400 shipped.
     
  14. Jun 20, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    Yup XM193.

    In other related news: I went out yesterday morning and found an awesome ~180yd wash/range about a mile away from where I usually go. Shot my SBR, 1911 and XD45. Had a great time. I think the disease has me again. I won't get out again for 2 weeks so I'm a little bummed...Maybe another TW meet...
     
  18. Jun 20, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    Im trying to get my wife out to the range again, she wants to go to but its just been way too hot. its 80 degrees by 6:30am
     
  19. Jun 20, 2011 at 2:46 PM
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    I was shooting by 7am and by 7:45 I was shooting prone under my truck bed to get in the shade lol.
     
  20. Jun 20, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    now to spend the next 2 months paying the taxes on my vehicles and i can finish building my next rifle
     
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