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Prices of reloading components
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:43 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Bending over isn't one of them!!!

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

morax wrote:
now see even the brits dont like homosexuals running the streets sorry vince had to get ya on that one..

Oh, ya didn't get me mate......I standing right aside ya on that one. Why don'y ya think I live in Sydney anymore !!! Notice I didn't say "right behind ya". I'm not homophobic, but it just ain't natural, is it !!! Anywayz, enough said on that subject....YUCK....EEEEeeewwww. Evil or Very Mad

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It makes you wonder now in the forces when then say "Lets go put the willies up them". It only meant one thing years ago!!!!!!!! Now you just don't know which way to turn.

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Now ain't that the truth Dave. Its scary stuff. wtf Shocked Evil or Very Mad

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 11:12 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

i agree, i know a few folks who play for the other team, and i have no problems with them, but it is the ones who flaunt it that gets me weirded out!!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:20 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Just ordered some more reloading equipment from one of the few who will export to the UK and have saved 70% (with shipping included) on what I would pay over here. Just wish we could do the same with reloading components.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:55 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

wy111...Who did you order from?

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Gidday wy111.

What are the Laws regarding reloading components mate? Can you get them in or are they prohibited?

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:56 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Bushy & Vince
I ordered two Forster dies from Lock, Stock & Barrel
Reloading components are impossible to import directly to my home or even posted within the UK to home because of government regulations. Powder, bullets and primers, are totally out, there are a lot of US co's that will not even export scopes.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

And you thought you had it rough Vince...

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
And you thought you had it rough Vince...

Hell yeah...thats for sure mate.

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Powder, bullets and primers, are totally out
Well mate....looks like you will need to give projectile casting a go.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 2:53 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

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Well mate....looks like you will need to give projectile casting a go.

Cheers, Vince

I can still get all reloading components in UK, it's just that I have to personally visit a supplier, with my Firearms certificate, to obtain what I want. This is why, to a certain degree, components are expensive. If they could be bought over the "Net" and sent directly, there would be more compitition, so the price would have to come down.

We are normally very restricted in the amount of ammo that can be bought and stored(In high security cabinates) at home.

As a reloader, I obtained special permission for my .243 to be able to: - Buy 900 and store 1000 rounds, this irrespective of whether the are loaded rounds or just bullet heads. This is because it is cheaper(HaHa) to buy in bulk.

p.s. Vince,
Before you start pulling my leg about being a wingeing pom, it's just that sometimes you get really pi**ed off about the prices over here, not just for shooting either!

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2007 7:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Mate, I don't consider what you have said as whingeing....just good economic sense.

We have to go through similar over here, but we don't have limits on the quantity stored....well not the individual anway.....and they don't consider a projectile to be a loaded round for accounting purposes. When you say "supplier", do you mean an importer or a gunshop? When we go to a gunshop we have to supply our license before we can purchase components or loaded rounds. It is cheaper to buy in bulk, but ya gotta have the "readies" to be able to do it...damn I hate being on a pension!

We don't have to get any special permissions to store bits and pieces, but we do have to comply with storage rules and regs for the firearms themselves, but that is easy. They do firearms checks on an irregular basis to ensure that your firearms security is up to speed and that you don't have any unlicensed firearms....I had a security check last week.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 1:26 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Vince, yep projectiles are classed as rounds which I buy from a gunshop. Importers are few and mainly near London, about 300 miles away, but I suppose thats only round the corner for you!

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The law has just been changed to include primers that you need a licence for as well as bullets, to try and stop the criminals from reloading. As 99% of all guncrime seems to be committed with illegally imported handguns, I can't see how this is going to stop them. If they can get the guns, they can get the ammo!

Sometimes I wish I'd taken up the £10 ticket to Aussie that was on offer many years ago!!!

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 6:23 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Gee mate, the buggers are certainly making it hard for you thats for sure.

I have heard of crims trucking in all sorts of things from the continent, in fact a mate of mine has an ex wife and her brother-in-law has been in that "business" for some years. He is about as bad as they come and will apparently carry anything if there's a quid in it for him.

Its the same all over the world mate....only the law abiding citizens take any notice of the law and comply with ludicrous firearms laws....crims don't give a damn.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:43 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

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I think that sums it up exactly, but as you succinctly put it in your signature:-
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:38 am    Post subject: Re: Prices of reloading components Reply with quote

Dave, I wasn't aware that bullet heads count as ammo held? In fact I'm sure they're not here in Merseyside.

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