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Anyone interested in a class on reloading pistol ammo?

Discussion in 'Bluegrass Glockers' started by KYgundoc, Jan 6, 2010.


  1. KYgundoc

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    I was asked to get a teach a class on basic metallic pistol catridge reloading at Bluegrass Indoor Range. They have had interest in this by some newer shooters. I use Bluegrass Indoor to teach my KY CCDW classes and I also help out with the weekly combat matches on Thursday evenings so they asked if I could teach a class on basic pistol reloading. I have been reloading ammo since I was 12 so not a problem to teach. I have a date for the class and due to a few conflicts the class was put back to Feb. 20th. I have had some people who want to attend taking an IDPA SO class that day so I found another venue for an earlier class. I will also be having this class at Silver Creek Conservation Club outside Sellersburg, IN on Jan.30th. Below is my outline for the class and I hope to cover this in 4 to 4.5 hours in the class and another half hour or more on the range. There will be 2 classes and if you can't make it to one then think about the other date.

    Course Outline
    Lesson I
    Introduction to Reloading
    and Reloading Safety
    A. Course Orientation
    B. Introduction to Reloading
    C. Reloading Safety Rules

    Lesson II
    Metallic pistol cartridge Components
    A. Cartridge Case
    B. Primers
    C. Powders
    D. Projectiles (Bullets)

    Lesson III
    Using the Reloading
    Manual and Reloading Data
    A. The Reloading Manual
    B. Using the Reloading Data
    C. Reloading Data Safety
    D. Trying Different Loads

    Lesson IV
    Metallic Pistol Cartridge Reloading Equipment
    A. Identification of Reloading Equipment
    B. Maintenance of Reloading Equipment

    Lesson V
    The Metallic Cartridge Reloading Process
    A. The Reloading Process
    B. Reloading Hygiene

    Lesson VI
    Basic Metallic Pistol Cartridge Reloading Practical Exercise
    A. Review of Safety Rules
    B. Step-by-Step Reloading Process
    C. After the Reloading Session

    End of classroom work
    Lesson VII
    Range testing of your reloads.
    A. Shooting your reloads
    B. Problems to look for
    C. Proper brass retrieval and etiquette

    I am going to try to squeze this into 4 hours from 10 till 2 for the classroom and maybe another hour for the range time.

    PM me for instructions on getting your name on the list for the class and directions to the class and range.

    DF
     

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  2. KYgundoc

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    Ok my first reloading class was a success and I found out it would not fit into 4 hours but almost. I have openings in my Feb 20th class if you are interested in finding out the how you can take the used piece of brass on the floor or ground and make it shoot many more times I can show you. You will be reloading pistol ammo in this class and shooting it if you want.
    pm me for contact info.
     

  3. rd3

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    Hello, what is the cost for the class?
     
  4. KYgundoc

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    $50.00 and I supply all the components
     
  5. cpolk

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    Is there going to be a third class? I'm interested but can't make the Feb. class.
     
  6. KYgundoc

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    Might be one in april at Silver Creek Conservation Club.
     
  7. rd3

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    I'm interested in the 3rd class, just can't make this one work. Its a great idea
     
  8. KYgundoc

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    Had another great class today and another group left ready to save money and have ammo when they need it not when Wal mart gets it in.
     
  9. Houngan

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    I know I'm breaking the "no for sale posts" wall, but I'm going to post some Large Pistol Primers for sale, if anyone is interested. Needless to say I can't ship them, so hopefully some local folks need a few.

    H.
    Matt Griffin
     
  10. KYgundoc

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    Matt go over on http://forum.kentuckianafirearms.com/
    Post them there it is all local and there are many reloaders on that site. You should join and introduce yourself first then post your forsale stuff. That way it stays local and you do not have everyone wanting you to ship.
     
  11. rd3

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    Just checking back in. I sure do hope you have another class. I'm blowing a lot of money on 10mm rounds plus I just like to do my own stuff
     
  12. JENN ANDY

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    Yes, I would be interested in a reloading class. I already had things planned when you held your most recent classes. I'll watch for your dates. Tk-
     
  13. EKUJustice

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    I would be interrested
     
  14. KYgundoc

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    Everyone think of a good date in april to have a class and I will try to get a place to have this.
    DF
     
  15. rd3

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    Saturdays 4/10 or 4/17 work for me. I can't do 4/3 because of the easter weekend
     
  16. JENN ANDY

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    4-10 is good for me.
     
  17. EKUJustice

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    usually 1st or 3rd sunday works here
     
  18. JENN ANDY

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    First Sunday's are good for me , too.
     
  19. KYgundoc

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    I have a date and a class room April 17th at Silvercreek Conservation Club outside Sellersburg, IN Cost is still $50.00 To get in the class you will need to reserve a spot. PM me for my contact info.
     
  20. seanmcp

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    Arrgh! I have to work in Nashville that weekend. Figures :) I'll just have to harass you later for 1 on 1 at a higher fee *laugh*
     
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