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Old July 9th, 2019
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What are some benefits from reloading your own ammo? Iíd assume accuracy would be one and maybe convenience of always having ammo at hand but what about price? We arenít a really big shooting family but looking for opinions if itís worth it to purchase reloading equipment. Thanks!
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What are some benefits from reloading your own ammo? Iíd assume accuracy would be one and maybe convenience of always having ammo at hand but what about price? We arenít a really big shooting family but looking for opinions if itís worth it to purchase reloading equipment. Thanks!
I did the math on components to see if I could save some money reloading. The benefits, price wise, was negligible. Not worth my time anyway.
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For me itís more affordable than buying factory ammo and you have the ability to load ammo that may not be available in factory loads. Initially the investment will be high. I load rifle rounds so a single stage press works fine for my purposes.
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Where is the OP ? Swimming in the Okissa river ?
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Thanks for the response guys.

Only been to that lake once, no alcohol allowed there so I donít go there. We swim in the Homochitto River.

I may look into slowly getting some equipment to reload but from the responses here and other sites, for the little bit we shoot I donít think itíll be worth the hassle yet.

Thanks fellas
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When you could hardly buy Ammo when Obama was in office I was still able to get reloading supplies, bullets etc. Now itís not an issue, but something to think about
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I no longer reload, but when I did - I shot a lot more, but I didn't save money. I actually ended up spending more because of the extra shooting.
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