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What is the best reloader?

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by EL_DIABLO888, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. EL_DIABLO888

    EL_DIABLO888 GTRISKELION

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    Im Plannign to buy a Reloader for .40 cal and .9mm.What brand do you suggest and how much will it cost me? Where can I purchase it? Do you have any recomendation? What is the complete set for reloader?


    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. 5zero

    5zero

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    Very common and available here is Dillon brand. Models depend on how many it can reload per hour on average.

    -550B is a non prograssive model. basic manual operations, can reload appx 550 ammo per hour.
    - 650B is a prograssive model, auto brass shell feed, can reload appx 650 per hour average.
    - 1050B is also a progressive model, auto brass shell feed and faster, can reload 1,050 per hour average.
    Prices appx. 550B around PHP 38K , 650 B around PHP 70K & 1050 around PHP 120K, all comes with 45 cal die.
    It's available in True Weight and Stronghand.
    - There some people who's selling their sets, you migth be interested.
    My prices are way back last quarter of last year.
    There are still other items you need to reload, power scale, bullet fuller and primer plate.
    Just a reminder, it requires licensing from FED.
     


  3. 9MX

    9MX Rei!

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    5zero,

    welcome to the forum! :hugs:

    el diablo,

    550b is the best selling reloader in the world
     
  4. Dillon is great as they give a lifetime warranty even for certain small parts. My experience is that they will replace it and will actually send the part thru courier straight to you as long as you reported it. The difficulty of course is the red tape in the country if the part you are requesting is a bit large or is distinguishable as a reloading part
     
  5. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Dillon would be the best choice. Stronghand also have Hornady LNL Progressive Press if you want to be different. :supergrin:
     
  6. lcarreau

    lcarreau Reload Artist

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    There is a reload forum here on GT. There is lots of discussion on this very topic.
     
  7. EL_DIABLO888

    EL_DIABLO888 GTRISKELION

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    @5zero

    Sir can you send me your contact detail via pm or mobile no 09224044488..Thanks





    IFA
     
  8. atmarcella

    atmarcella

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    overwatch....
    best reloader?.....depends on the volume that you shoot...or your budget:thumbsup:

    i was able to complete all that i needed to reload .40 for only 11k:supergrin:

    basically i got the lee anniversary pack, 4 lee dies, bullet puller, cabela's complete tumbler kit, and rcbs loading blocks:thumbsup:
     
  9. bulm540

    bulm540

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    550 is a progressive reloader.
     
  10. atmarcella

    atmarcella

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    overwatch....
    yah i thought so too, yung mga single stage kasi nang dillon are the "square deal b" etc. meron sa stronghand 12k press only:shocked:
     
  11. ogiebb

    ogiebb

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    any dillon press would be good...i started of with a 1050 right away because the guy who taught me how to reload blew up his primer tube on the upstroke on a 650..a 1050 does everything(sizing ,priming,seating,crimping etc) on a downstroke at maganda ding sampayan ng damit pag masikip ang space ng apartment mo:thumbsup:

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  12. Mang Danny

    Mang Danny

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    The Dillon Square Deal B is a progressive reloader as well. There is no need to turn the shellpate by hand (auto indexing) unlike the 550 which is manual indexing. Kaya lang hindi kasya yung ibang brands na loading dies, you have to use Dillon dies specific to square deal B. Only pistol rounds available.

    More info here: http://dillonprecision.com/template/p.cfm?maj=6&dyn=1&cookieClean=1
     
  13. bulm540

    bulm540

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    ganda ng set up mo Ogie. I am still using a 550. My Benny Hill Fat free has been ultra reliable Ogiebb. Out of 2,000 rds the last 2 months ,only 1 malf and it was ammo related.
     
  14. ogiebb

    ogiebb

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    thanks...im reloading slow and safely:)

    nice to hear about the Benny hill gun you got...i kinda want to get a 6" limited gun in the future also and benny is the MAN to build it, been hearing a lot of good stuff about it too... its 2 more months till i get my NYC license :sad: ...im pretty much excited shooting Open again