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#5875513 - 08/12/15 02:52 PM reloading class?
Dien Offline
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Registered: 08/16/12
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Loc: Grand Prairie
Any reloading classes around anymore? Cabela's doesn't seem to offer them anymore.

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#5875530 - 08/12/15 02:59 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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Fort Worth Cabela's has reloading scheduled for 2pm this Sunday.


http://www.cabelas.com/stores/store_info.jsp?pageName=011


Edited by kmon1 (08/12/15 02:59 PM)
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#5875558 - 08/12/15 03:12 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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Registered: 08/16/12
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Loc: Grand Prairie
Nice, swore I looked last month and didn't see anything.

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#5875881 - 08/12/15 06:36 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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If you want a good class check out ntrp

http://www.northtexasrifleprecision.com

I did his class. It's a bit pricey but is thorough. It's 1.5 days and includes loading and range time.

Highly recommend

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#5877753 - 08/13/15 09:04 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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no experienced loader in your
area that will show you the basics
without taking money from you ?

what a damn shame. . .

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#5877766 - 08/13/15 09:12 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: maximum]
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Originally Posted By: maximum
no experienced loader in your
area that will show you the basics
without taking money from you ?

what a damn shame. . .


I see more and more people not wanting to do this because of liability....I knew a guy who used to, but stopped because of potential law suits

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#5877769 - 08/13/15 09:15 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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YouTube have some basic

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#5877773 - 08/13/15 09:18 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Cleric]
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
If you want a good class check out ntrp

http://www.northtexasrifleprecision.com

I did his class. It's a bit pricey but is thorough. It's 1.5 days and includes loading and range time.

Highly recommend


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#5877851 - 08/13/15 09:55 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Cleric]
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
Originally Posted By: maximum
no experienced loader in your
area that will show you the basics
without taking money from you ?

what a damn shame. . .


I see more and more people not wanting to do this because of liability....I knew a guy who used to, but stopped because of potential law suits


That seems to me a cop out. I cannot imagine if you let someone reload ammo with you observing that they could have much chance of winning.... Maybe I am wrong but if so its really a sad state we are in.
Next thing you know you won't be able to teach someone how to ride a bike.


Edited by DStroud (08/13/15 09:56 PM)

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#5878270 - 08/14/15 09:04 AM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
Dien Offline
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Registered: 08/16/12
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Loc: Grand Prairie
I've watched plenty of videos. Have just about all the equipment or is on the way: press, trimmer, tumbler, dies, gauges and powder dispenser etc.

I understand OAL vs base to ogive. I have already measured ogive and can seat according to that measurement.

Just wanted to be aware of any particular safety concerns. Maybe something so basic the guys writing how to articles and making videos leave out because they assume people know.

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#5878303 - 08/14/15 09:19 AM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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I'd be happy to help if you'd like to drive to Melissa.
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#5878474 - 08/14/15 11:06 AM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: Dien
I've watched plenty of videos. Have just about all the equipment or is on the way: press, trimmer, tumbler, dies, gauges and powder dispenser etc.

I understand OAL vs base to ogive. I have already measured ogive and can seat according to that measurement.

Just wanted to be aware of any particular safety concerns. Maybe something so basic the guys writing how to articles and making videos leave out because they assume people know.


if you read Speer, Hornady, Nosler Reloading Manuals you will be proficient enough

if you have specific questions buy me a round of wings and beer at Hooters/ Twin Peaks
I'd be happy to answer

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#5878843 - 08/14/15 03:49 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: cabosandinh]
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Registered: 04/09/09
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Loc: Central Texas
Originally Posted By: cabosandinh
Originally Posted By: Dien
I've watched plenty of videos. Have just about all the equipment or is on the way: press, trimmer, tumbler, dies, gauges and powder dispenser etc.

I understand OAL vs base to ogive. I have already measured ogive and can seat according to that measurement.

Just wanted to be aware of any particular safety concerns. Maybe something so basic the guys writing how to articles and making videos leave out because they assume people know.


if you read Speer, Hornady, Nosler Reloading Manuals you will be proficient enough

if you have specific questions buy me a round of wings and beer at Hooters/ Twin Peaks
I'd be happy to answer


The first 10 chapters of the Lee loading manual is a great resource for basic reloading and safety. They push their products here and there, of course, but the basic information is all there and well explained.
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#5879290 - 08/14/15 10:01 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Dien]
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Loc: Cooke County, Texas
Forget the load data until the method is down. Then pick the load data you trust. Some vary wildly. That's the fun part.
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#5879368 - 08/14/15 10:55 PM Re: reloading class? [Re: Slow Drifter]
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Originally Posted By: Slow Drifter
Originally Posted By: cabosandinh
Originally Posted By: Dien
I've watched plenty of videos. Have just about all the equipment or is on the way: press, trimmer, tumbler, dies, gauges and powder dispenser etc.

I understand OAL vs base to ogive. I have already measured ogive and can seat according to that measurement.

Just wanted to be aware of any particular safety concerns. Maybe something so basic the guys writing how to articles and making videos leave out because they assume people know.


if you read Speer, Hornady, Nosler Reloading Manuals you will be proficient enough

if you have specific questions buy me a round of wings and beer at Hooters/ Twin Peaks
I'd be happy to answer


The first 10 chapters of the Lee loading manual is a great resource for basic reloading and safety. They push their products here and there, of course, but the basic information is all there and well explained.

Yup
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