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.410 shotshell reloading

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Any tips on getting into reloading .410 shotshells at a reasonable cost?

 

I've asked around and the usual answer is "no". I have a somewhat unusual situation though. I own a semi-auto shotgun that is real picky about shell length and diameter. The diameter issue I probably can't control other than sticking with certain factory brands/loads. What I am hoping for is to reload these shells and control OA length.

 

Open to any and all suggestions including "live with the high cost of .410".

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Seanplf,

 

I've never reloaded shotgun shells. I did some quick checking and found these threads:

 

 

http://www.chuckhawks.com/reloading_shotshell.htm

 

http://www.endtimesreport.com/410reloading.html

 

As I said, I've never done it so I can't vouch for any of the data. Good luck and if you decide to go do this, please let us know how it turns out.

 

Just remember my warning about reloading - you are dealing with something that goes BOOM! so make sure you don't take chances with what you are doing.

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I appreciate the links and vid Capt. Bart! I sometimes get lazy on the search thing.

 

I've got a buddy that has been reloading since the 70s and he would stand over me with a whip while learning. He has never loaded shotshells though, mostly rifle and some handgun. He's got a killer reloading room but is one of those that said "Not worth it". Of course he bought all of his tumblers, presses and such a long time ago and when we go to the Gun Shows he cries at the prices of new equipment. LOL

 

If I do move forward with this I'll contribute with photos, equipment and supplies prices and most important of all I'll bare my mistakes for all to see and avoid. I'm positive that there will be plenty of those.

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new cases from Ballistic products can be loaded on a table with a piece of wood dowel and a the proper loading data

 

call BPI and ask them and get a roll crimper and the loading data for this. save your hulls and you can sell them and buy

 

more new ones still way cheaper than buying factory. you can make your own shot and buck pellets or use BB's

 

there are plenty of forums and information from powder manufacturers as well as online videos from youtube

 

REMEMBER CHECK AND VERIFY the internet should be used as a guide not trusted for accuracy of information

 

FYI.

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