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    Hand loads or store bought. what kind of ammo do you use.

  • #2
    We just buy probably 25 or so shots and when we use them, we restock them with our supply of shot. Of course it took a while to stock up on that lead shot.

    Nate

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    • #3
      for hunting I use store bought I have handloaded a lot of pistol and shotgun but I am just not comfortable on my rifle loads to humanely put down big game. My uncle does 95% of his. I just don't have the cofidence when nosler loads the same bullets that I would load. A Barnes TSX or Nosler ballistic tips.

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      • #4
        I've used both and I get a little better consistant accuracy with my hand loads from my rifle but since I don't shoot nearly as much as I used to I started just shooting store bought in rifle, hand gun and shotgun. As long as I'm putting three round in side two inces at 100 yards I'm happy with my rifle. I do more bow hunting than rifle hunting any more.

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        • #5
          i don't trust handloads i am kinda not very steady with my hands

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          • #6
            Really depends on how much you shoot and kind of shooting?

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            • #7
              I roll my own for all rifle and handgun hunting. They are taylored to the gun and for the game being hunted. Mostly use factory in the shotguns "cause can;t make fancy turkey and waterfowl loads at home.

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              • #8
                BTW I trusted my handloads in AK for bears and everything else and they never failed me. I do always cycle them through the gun before hunting and use new or once fired brass.

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                • #9
                  I do all my rifle loads because I get better loads. I don't do loads for my handguns because I don't have a progressive press.

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                  • #10
                    Hand loads for most of the reasons above.

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                    • #11
                      I use store bought Winchest Ballistic Tip bullets because I don't have a press or anything for rifle bullets or shotgun shells.

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                      • #12
                        I shoot almost all reloaded rifle shells. I don't load pistol or shotgun shells. I probably have not shot over 25 factory rifle shells in the last 25 years. I get tremendous enjoyment from loading my own rifle shells.

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                        • #13
                          Hand loads for me!!!

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                          • #14
                            Handloads only for the past 35 years.

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                            • #15
                              Hand loads for me!!!

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