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Old 07-06-2018, 10:45 AM
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I've broadened my reloading calibers and looking for new dies, gages, and the like. In the past, I've used Natchez Shooters Supply, Mid-South Shooters, and Precision Reloading, as well as Grafs and Wideners.
Who are the 'new-kids-on-the-block', the current 'big-name' on-line dealers who are offering competitive prices and fast shipping for reloading equipment and components?
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I pretty much stick with MidwayUSA.com for all my dies, gauges, and the like. As for powder, you will probably need to shop around but I have found GunBot powder reloading to be of great help when trying to time what is IN/OUT of stock.
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For reloading equipment I usually check on Midway first. They have some decent sales, choice of shipping and fast to get it out the door. Their customer service has been great for me also when either one us us screws up... usually me.
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Powder: I normally use Powder Valley or Recobs

Primers: Whoever is cheaper, I keep an eye out for sales and then buy a bunch (usually around 40K at a time and reorder when I get to 20K on hand so my inventory fluctuates from 20-60K

Bullets: I've used Rainier and RMR in the past. Right now I'm using Montana Gold, it all depends on the deal I can get. I buy directly from the manufacturer

Brass: Sage's Reloading Supply, he's local to me, cheaper than any I've found, and his stuff is good (no junk brass).

Handloading equipment: I normally get everything from Dillon, I buy it once and forget about it.
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There is a chance your local sporting good stores might have
some of the items you need. No Haz-mat fees to pay and maybe
a sale going on, since the 4th of July weekend?

The internet will also work but there is a wait for the material to ship.
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Old 07-06-2018, 12:42 PM
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I hit Brownells and Amazon first for dies and other reloading tools, because they offer cheap or free shipping on non-powders/non-primers.

For bullets I use Summers Enterprises for most, and Missouri Bullet Co for the rest.

Brass I mostly buy used, but I plan to go direct to Starline for new purchases. That said, Reloading Valley can be very cheap on both bullets and brass, so I use them sometimes, too.

For powder and primers, so far I have bought locally and can't help.
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Mid atlantic bullets.
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I use GT Bullets or Bayou Bullets. I bought Lee dies, shell holders, etc., on Amazon. Powder and primers at the LGS or Academy Sports, whichever is cheaper and in stock. I generally have enough brass, but if I need more, Starline is my first choice.
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Been doing business with Midway for a long time. Natchez usually loses my business at check-out when I see the shipping charges; they seem consistently higher than much of their competition. Precision Reloading is worth a look as they have a good selection, and like every other source, if you watch the sales they can be very economical. I try and source primers and powder locally to avoid the haz-mat charges but lately retailers seem to be passing those along in an obvious way. I like Graf & Sons as well as they occasionally have things others do not. E-Bay is frequently worth a search for dies - particularly used ones.

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For dies, Ebay can work out well. It might take some time and searching around but a lot of what's out there is lightly used and much cheaper than new.

Powder Valley is who I use for powders and primers if I'm ordering in bulk. If buying a pound or 2 I'll buy local.

For bullets I watch RMR emails for specials, but usually cast my own.
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This is list that I compiled a few years ago. Perhaps a few are no longer valid, but it's a good launching point....
Third Generation Shooting Supply

Brownells - Firearms, Reloading Supplies, Gunsmithing Tools, Gun Parts and Accessories

Top Rated Supplier of Firearm Reloading Equipment, Supplies, and Tools - Sinclair Intl

Target Sports USA - Free Shipping On Bulk Ammo & All Firearms

reloading supplies | gun parts | shooting supplies | Lohman Arms

http://www.sportsmanswarehouse.com

http://www.ballisticproducts.com

http://www.kygunco.com

http://www.patsreloading.com

http://hi-techammo.com

http://www.basspro.com

http://conniescomponents.com/index.html

http://www.butchsreloading.com

http://www.goldenwestbrass.com/

http://www.montanagoldbullet.com/

http://www.grafs.com/

https://www.wideners.com/ Won’t work due to a secure site.

http://www.midwayusa.com/reloading

http://www.dillonprecision.com/#/Rel...nents-8-5.html

http://www.cabelas.com/subcat-1/cat20728.shtml

http://www.natchezss.com/

http://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/

http://www.powdervalleyinc.com/

http://www.jmreloadingsupply.com/

http://www.patsreloading.com/patsrel/prices.htm

http://www.brunoshooters.com/

http://store.brassmanbrass.com/servlet/StoreFront

http://www.tjconevera.com/index.html

http://www.xtremebullets.com/plated.htm

http://www.rcbs.com/default.aspx

http://www.hornady.com/

https://surplusammo.com/

http://www.giraudtool.com/prod02.htm

http://www.gamaliel.com/

http://www.scharch.com/

http://www.sharkysdive.net/ReloadingLinks.htm

http://www.gibrass.com/

http://www.cbbullets.com/shop.html

http://www.polygunbag.com/accessories.html

http://www.berrysmfg.com/

http://www.starlinebrass.com/

http://www.recobstargetshop.com/

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Old 07-06-2018, 11:52 PM
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I really like the service i get from Midway. Larry Potterfield who built Midway strikes me as being good people. I started buying from Midway when you actually called on the phone to place an order. Their staff are nice people too. Ive also bought nongun stuff from Midway wo problems. Ive saved buying sale stuff elsewhere but the people werent as helpful or nice
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The ones I usually shop at are already mentioned above. I've bought a bunch of powder, primers and bullets from Powder Valley and Mid South. I've bought a bunch of reloading dies and such from Midway, Brownells and Mid South. I've gotten great deals on rifle bullets from a company called Monmouth Reloading, but it looks like they got bought out by someone called Arm or Ally so I don't know how they are at present to deal with now. But they had excellent pricing on Hornady 55 grain spire point bullets and good pricing on Nosler 6.5 mm bullets and reasonable shipping.
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For used I use eBay. You will be surprised at the deals.
For new Brownells is hard to beat , with Midway a close second.
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Powder Valley, Third Generation, Grafs, MidSouth, Natchez and Starline Brass are my go to.
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Thanks for all the valuable tips and preferred on-line dealers, guys!
Living in a major metro area, I have the two-edged sword of having plenty of firearms dealers selling components, powder, and similar, but most don't restock their supplies on a regular basis, other than bullets, and their prices, including the local gun shows, are expensive, based on availability and demand.
I do have the luxury of being 100 miles from Camp Perry in Ohio, and drive there yearly, just returned last week, during the National Championships in July for my annual buying trip, as I don't complete in high power and long range anymore, but still enjoy benchrest .22LR with my target rifles and paper punching with .223 and .308 rifles at some of the local State and private shooting ranges.
At Perry, I comparative-price components from a number of dealers, and while Goschinski's (Fin, Feather, and Fur out of Ohio) usually has the lowest prices and greatest selection of bullets, powders, and primers, this year, the low-price winner was Pat's Reloading, where I dropped a wad but came home with my car riding lower on the highway on the return-trip home!
I was also looking for a LE Wilson setup for military brass PP crimp removal and case resizing, but no one had any for sale.
Again, Goschinski's had a small area in their building with Hornady equipment for sale, but their stock was limited but priced right.
Fortunately, we aren't still suffering from an ammunition and reloading components shortage as we did when BHO was in Office. Thank you, Mr. Trump!

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I buy powder and primers locally

Midway, grafs, Midsouth, Natchez, etc for jacketed

bulk coated bullets from....

Coated Bullets

Precision Bullets Home Page - precisionbullets.com

Matts Bullets

Bullets

The Blue Bullets

http://missouribullet.com/results.php?category=20

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Everglades (New and cheap once fired) and Starline (New) for brass. Both have free shipping.

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I really, really, really like pennbullets.com for lead bullets.

High quality, and Mr. Palermo is happy to share his vast knowledge of using cast bullets.
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For reloading equipment/accessories try FS Reloading. Fair prices and shipping costs.

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Powder Vally is my #1 go-to. Watch for free shipping & free hazmat specials. Free shipping = lot of bullets!

For new brass I go right to the source. Starline Brass | Rifle, Handgun and Pistol Reloading Brass

Otherwise I'll look for whoever has the best deal. VERY rare for anybody to beat Powder Valley.
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They usually have what I want and get it out quick.

Powder Valley when you can buy enough to offset hazmat fee and shipping. Primers, too.

Missouri Bullets and Bayou bullets for coated bullets.

Xtreme bullets are very high quality plated bullets.
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Dillon for Reloading Machines, Dies, equipment and accessories. Mid South for components. Occasionally I'll get something or other from another source, but these two Company's have been my main-stay!

RCBS for Rock Chucker Dies, Scale and accessories - but I rarely use that Press set up anymore.
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