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#5598620 - 02/13/15 09:17 PM .280 rem loading
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My brother has a buddy/customer that he was asking if i would be interested in loading bullets for. So, my 2 part question is , not knowing anything about this round, is there a bullet/ weight / powder combo they prefer? I know every gun is different. Just like to get a starting point. Also any ideas on what would be a fair asking price for the work. He wants to pay to have them loaded.

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#5598758 - 02/13/15 10:20 PM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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For how much to charge to hand load, add the price of the components you will have to use and add a multiplier that would make it worth your time.

For example;
Powder @ $30 pound, 127 rounds per pound, $0.24 each
Primer @ $45 per 1000, $0.05 each
Bullets @ $45 per 100, $0.45 each
Brass @ $100 per 100, $1.00 each
$1.73 per round.
That's just the cost of the raw materials. How much time will you have to spend determining COAL, node testing and fine tuning the primer, powder and bullet combination?

If he only wants twenty or thirty rounds it can be fairly costly in your time and energy. If he is looking for three or four hundred then the economies of scale make it a little more worth while.
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#5598891 - 02/14/15 01:05 AM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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I wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole. Too much liability in freelancing ammo. I believe there are legal questions also.
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#5599047 - 02/14/15 08:10 AM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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Buy a few boxes of factory ammo, dump it in a zip lock and sell it to him at a profit.
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#5599179 - 02/14/15 09:33 AM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: RiverRider]
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
I wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole. Too much liability in freelancing ammo. I believe there are legal questions also.


Agree 100%

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#5599235 - 02/14/15 10:01 AM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: JRJ6]
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Originally Posted By: JRJ6
Originally Posted By: RiverRider
I wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole. Too much liability in freelancing ammo. I believe there are legal questions also.


Agree 100%


Same here.
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#5599371 - 02/14/15 11:41 AM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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++++ on River Rider and evahbody else's " Not just NO ... but H$#$ NO" I wouldn't touch that deal.
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#5601387 - 02/15/15 10:08 PM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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Not to pile on, but the others are right. Walk away.
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#5601674 - 02/16/15 08:05 AM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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260 Rem will do well with a 130 VLD, a 140 VLD, and a 140 A-max atop H-4350.

But I wouldn't get in this deal with anyone but a good friend you can trust 100%. Not an aquatence of a friend or family member.
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#5601712 - 02/16/15 08:33 AM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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I load for my brother dad and a close friend, all for fun. I would never charge for it.
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#5603165 - 02/16/15 07:22 PM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: redchevy]
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I load for my brother also, loaded 150 7mm ultra mag the other day. I dont mind for him but i really have enuf irons in my fire to load for someone else, i may pass the load info on to him and pass on loading for him..
Originally Posted By: redchevy
I load for my brother dad and a close friend, all for fun. I would never charge for it.

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#5603180 - 02/16/15 07:27 PM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: FiremanJG]
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Its a .280 rem not .260 rem, was that a typo or .260 load info?.
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
260 Rem will do well with a 130 VLD, a 140 VLD, and a 140 A-max atop H-4350.

But I wouldn't get in this deal with anyone but a good friend you can trust 100%. Not an aquatence of a friend or family member.

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#5603328 - 02/16/15 08:11 PM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: Team By-God]
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JG has .260-on-the-brain. I don't think his eyes can even see an 8.

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#5603433 - 02/16/15 08:54 PM Re: .280 rem loading [Re: RiverRider]
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Originally Posted By: Team By-God
Its a .280 rem not .260 rem, was that a typo or .260 load info?.
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
260 Rem will do well with a 130 VLD, a 140 VLD, and a 140 A-max atop H-4350.

But I wouldn't get in this deal with anyone but a good friend you can trust 100%. Not an aquatence of a friend or family member.


Yep. I completely messed that up. That's 260. hammer

Originally Posted By: RiverRider
JG has .260-on-the-brain. I don't think his eyes can even see an 8.

aim


.2....8....4" equals 7 mm. I savvy
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